Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


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May 25, 2020

Meet the Makers launches initiative to assist artisans coping with pandemic

Meet the Makers (MTM), a collective of Indonesian artisans and artisan advocates, is starting a campaign to assist artisans badly affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Markets for Indonesian artisans have broken down as a result of the READ MORE »

May 20, 2020

ICCA Consortium’s 2nd Southeast Asia Regional Assembly

Dear ICCA Consortium Members, Honorary members and partners in Southeast Asia, We are pleased to invite you to the ICCA Consortium’s 2nd Southeast Asia Regional Assembly from 1-4 June 2020. This is a regular gathering of the Southeast Asia ICCA READ MORE »

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 »