Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

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September 2, 2019

Madhu Duniya 2019: The world of honey returns this October!

MANILA, Philippines – Asia’s largest forest honey and bee conference makes it way to the Philippines! Madhu Duniya is the largest gathering of Asian forest honey producers, scientists, supporters and private sector players in the world, coming together to discuss READ MORE »

June 30, 2019

Ensuring quality and value through empowering community enterprise initiatives in the forest products trade in the Asia-Pacific Region #APFW2019

Community forestry enterprises have proven to contribute significantly in raising rural incomes and improving food security. In their analysis, the Program on Forests (PROFOR) in 2018 highlighted that at the global level, it is estimated that small and medium-sized enterprises READ MORE »

June 30, 2019

Actions by producing/processing and consumer countries to regulate timber legality #APFW2019

The link between the supply and demand-sides’ measures for the legality and sustainability of the forest products trade remains to be an inextricable component to ensure the sustainability of the forestry sector. All over the Asia-Pacific region, efforts undertaken by READ MORE »

June 30, 2019

Situation and trends in forest products trade #APFW2019

There is vast potential for timber sector to learn from NTFP experiences working with SMEs/communities; and for NTFP producers to benefit from experience of timber sector with legality assurance systems/information collection and management. There is also potential for sustainable NTFP READ MORE »

June 30, 2019

Are we lagging in forest governance? #APFW2019

Meaningful engagement of CSOs, local communities, and indigenous peoples is a key ingredient to successful forest governance. There have been numerous researches and case studies that support this key message. With certain Asian national governments taking a right-wing stance in READ MORE »

June 15, 2019

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW2019)

INCHEON, South Korea – The Republic of Korea will be the host of the largest and most important forestry gathering in the Asia-Pacific region. The Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2019 will be held in Incheon, South Korea and will be READ MORE »

January 15, 2019

The launch of the Salween Peace Park

HPA-PUN, Myanmar –  In a time of growing uncertainty about the peace process and the increasing displacement of marginalized peoples by conflict and large-scale investments, the Salween Peace Park represents the culmination of decades long efforts by Karen communities and READ MORE »

December 4, 2018

COP24 Side Event: Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Leading the Way for Climate Action

KATOWICE, Poland – As discussions are made to steer directions and operationalize a global framework for global climate action in COP24 Katowice, NTFP-EP has teamed-up with European Network for Community-Led Initiatives on Climate Change and Sustainability (ECOLISE) and Karnali Integrated Rural Development READ MORE »