Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


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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 »

August 29, 2016

Merdi Sihombing launches his latest collection using handwoven eco-textiles

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Indonesian fashion industry is becoming increasingly involved in supporting the development of environmentally friendly products. As a firm believer of the same advocacy, famous fashin designer Merdi Sihombing  launched a new collection made ​​from sustainable materials. Meanwhile, Director READ MORE »

May 31, 2016

Participatory Non-Timber Forest Products Resource Management Training

Sustainable resource management must be carefully planned when setting up community-based enterprise projects, particularly when these involve natural capital. The Participatory Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Resource Management Training offers an approach through which participants can learn how to develop enterprise READ MORE »

April 20, 2016

Borneo Chic’s 5th Anniversary

JAKARTA, Indonesia – On its 5th anniversary, Borneo Chic showcased a new collection of bags and clothes that offer a wide variation of local ethnic textiles in modern designs. An event was held in Kekun Café, Jalan Bangka Raya No. 99 READ MORE »

April 4, 2016

Multi-stakeholder National Policy Dialogue & Training of Trainers

SIEM REAP, Cambodia – on 04-08th April 2016 – the Forestry Administration of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP) are collaborating READ MORE »

February 19, 2016

Philippines to host Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2016

MANILA, Philippines –  More than 1,000 government and forestry and natural resources officials, and  representatives of international and non-government organizations and forest industries from over 30 countries are expected to gather at the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga from 22 READ MORE »