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October 22, 2018

HIVE Webinar: Key issues for forests and local communities and indigenous people in operationalizing the Paris Agreement

MANILA, Philippines – HIVE, the NTFP-EP e-learning platform is organizing a webinar series on Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples (LCIP) Platform. Building up on discussion progressions toward COP24, this webinar explores how the LCIP can set in motion the Paris Agreement. READ MORE »

October 3, 2018

Relief operations for tsunami survivors in Palu

BOGOR, Indonesia – The 7.5 magnitude earthquake that happened a few kilometers off the central island of Sulawesi, Indonesia last September 28 has set off a subsequent tsunami that engulfed the coastal city of Palu. To date, more than 1,200 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 18, 2018

Support needed for flooded villages in Kerala

KERALA, India – Deadly monsoon rains have been critically affecting parts of India, killing hundreds of people and displacing thousands. The torrential downpour that has been affecting Kerala has caused adjoining rivers to breach critical levels, calling it one of 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 »

May 18, 2018

Keeping it flowing: The Palaw’an almaciga story

PALAWAN, Philippines – an island province  known for the abundance of forest resources, is hailed the country’s last frontier. It is home to a number of indigenous people, one of whom are the Palaw’an. Pewpenew Mountain, in Brooke’s Point, Palawan READ MORE »