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October 13, 2017

PARARA 2017: Keeping the Tradition, Caring for the Earth

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Panen Raya Nustantara (PARARA) aims to promote to urban communities the ecological and cultural value of products that have been crafted and brewed sustainably from different parts of the country. Taking off from the success of the READ MORE »

September 12, 2017

Empowering women in Asia: “We study entrepreneurship, but we never forget about culture”

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia –Things got even more exciting for the small Javanese city that’s full of personality. With its majestic natural panorama coupled with its fascinating local fine arts and royal history, the artisanal city of Yogyakarta has set the vibrant READ MORE »

June 9, 2017

From Planning to Action: Civil Society Organizations Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN targets capacity building and formulation of regional advocacy and communications strategy on its 6th Annual Meeting

CHIANG MAI, Thailand – This year, the CSO Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN will focus its energy on strengthening its capacity as a regional body to effectively communicate and engage with the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWGSF), READ MORE »

May 29, 2017

The 7th ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Conference

The endorsement of the ASEAN Social Forestry Network’s institutionalization into the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry has reinforced the network’s thrust to promote forest management involving communities living within and surrounding the forest for the sustainability of the forest READ MORE »

November 20, 2016

ASEAN Regional Workshop on Bamboo Utilization

BOGOR, Indonesia – The ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF), formerly known as ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) organized the ASEAN Regional Workshop on Bamboo Utilization as mandated by the ASEAN Senior Officials in Forestry (ASOF). Bamboo utilization development READ MORE »

October 21, 2016

Seeing social forestry with a slightly different lens

MANILA, Philippines – The adoption of the Paris Agreement in 12 December 2015 created a momentum across the world for more ambition and cooperation to address climate change. At present, countries are undergoing their domestic processes for the ratification of READ MORE »

October 10, 2016

Connecting forests, people and climate change solutions

MANILA, Philippines – Through its strong commitment to comprehensive policies and institutional arrangements, the Philippines has strongly adhered to principles and values of social justice and rights in the formulation of its climate change plans. This espousal is seen in READ MORE »

September 16, 2016

Pastor Delbert Rice – Small Grant Fund opens

The NTFP-EP Micro Grant Fund (MGF) started in 2007 with the support of BothEnds and IUCN Netherlands and has assisted 33 initiatives in 6 countries. The MGF is awarded to promising new projects which need startup funds and established initiatives in READ MORE »