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December 1, 2021

Experts, indigenous groups: Prioritize recognition of CT, FPIC

Forestry experts and representatives from indigenous peoples and local communities called for better regional and national policies related to Customary Forest Tenure (CT) and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the ASEAN region during a technical seminar and knowledge READ MORE »

September 17, 2021

Technical seminar on strengthening customary tenure recognition, FPIC scheduled for 11-12 Nov

A technical seminar and knowledge sharing on Strengthening the Recognition of Customary Tenure and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in ASEAN: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities will be held on 11 and 12 November 2021 at 2:00 – 5:30 PM Manila (GMT+8) via Zoom. This event READ MORE »

September 2, 2021

A. cerana experts tackle standards, protocols in online workshop

Forest honey and bee experts from Asia, Australia and Europe gathered online last August 20, 2021 for the Apis cerana (Asian honey bee) Expert Consultation and Workshop to discuss sustainable harvest and management protocols for NTFPs, the Forest Harvest Collective READ MORE »

August 31, 2021

#StopTheSlapp: NTFP-EP joins call to drop defamation suit against SAVE Rivers

NTFP-EP Asia and NTFP-EP Malaysia have signed a letter along with a hundred organizations asking Malaysian timber giant Samling to withdraw its defamation suit against one of our partners, SAVE Rivers, and its board members. The suit claims SAVE Rivers READ MORE »

July 5, 2021

Statement of the Southeast Asia ICCA Consortium at the closing session of the 3rd ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity

Statement by Peter Kallang, Chairperson of the Southeast Asia Regional Council of the ICCA Consortium.For information about the conference, click here. Good morning ladies & gentlemen and thanks to the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity for this opportunity. I am delivering READ MORE »

June 22, 2021

Green Livelihoods Alliance stands with communities, local gov’t resisting mining in Brooke’s Point

PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES – The Green Livelihoods Alliance (GLA) in the Philippines denounces the resumption of mine operations in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, and the Office of the Ombudsman’s suspension order on Brooke’s Point Mayor Maryjean Feliciano for her actions protecting the READ MORE »

May 25, 2021

Forest harvest forum to shed light on sustainable community enterprises, traditional products

Enterprises managed by rural and indigenous communities will take the spotlight for the inaugural Forest Harvest CBNE Forum taking place this 1-5 June to highlight their untapped potential in contributing to forest conservation and community well-being. Known as “community-based non-timber READ MORE »

May 25, 2021

NTFP-EP, CSO Forum to tackle customary tenure and FPIC at Mekong Regional Land Forum

NTFP-EP and the Civil Society Organizations Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN (CSO Forum in ASEAN) will engage in several important plenary and breakout group sessions in the upcoming 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021 to be held on 26-27 READ MORE »