Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

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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 »

August 22, 2018

Reconnecting with the forests: People and Forest Forum 2018

BANGKOK, Thailand–– The city dwellers of busy Bangkok were treated to a feast of forest goodness in RECOFTC’s People and Forest Forum 2018. “Our aim is to interact and guide audiences, particularly urban residences, to a better understanding of this READ MORE »

August 9, 2018

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples reflection

On this day, we underline the continuing plight of indigenous peoples all over the world. More than ever, developmental and other related pressures have caused an increasing trend of migration among communities. Many indigenous peoples have relocated to urban areas READ MORE »

July 10, 2018

The growing potentials of non-wood forest products for the cosmetic and fragrance industry

This side event will discuss the importance and potential of non-wood forest products (NWFPs) for the cosmetic and fragrance sector globally. Specific experiences from Asia and the Pacific will be presented based on 12 country studies prepared as part of READ MORE »

June 24, 2018

Tracking promises: CSOs present a report card on social forestry in ASEAN

DA NANG, Vietnam – Over 80 representatives from ASEAN civil society, local communities, and forest stakeholders are gathered in the 7th Annual Meeting of the Civil Society Organizations Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN (CSO Forum) on 24-25 June 2018 READ MORE »