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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 »

May 7, 2021

NEW PODCAST: #CommunitiesSpeak now available on Spotify

NTFP-EP Asia has launched a new podcast called #CommunitiesSpeak, a podcast hosted by the HIVE knowledge exchange and e-learning platform of the Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme. The #CommunitiesSpeak Podcast started as a call to action led by the consortium READ MORE »

April 21, 2021

Green Livelihoods Alliance condemns lifting of ban on new mining in the Philippines

The Green Livelihoods Alliance (GLA) in the Philippines is alarmed and dismayed by the issuance of Executive Order 130 re-allowing new mining projects in the country. On April 15, 2021 the Malacañang released Executive Order (EO) 130 signed by President READ MORE »

February 24, 2021

REGISTER NOW: Linking Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Forest based Livelihoods – Towards an Outlook of Inclusive Food Systems in Asia to 2030

Registration to the virtual forum “Linking Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Forest based Livelihoods: Towards an Outlook of Inclusive Food Systems in Asia to 2030” is now open! All are welcome to join the virtual forum happening from 8-12 March 2021.  During READ MORE »

January 18, 2021

Fourth expert group discussion tackles wild foods and livelihoods

Drawing from the rich experiences of community partners from India and Indonesia on wild foods and their forest-based livelihood experiences, the SIANI Expert Group on Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood held an online discussion about community-based livelihoods and wild foods READ MORE »

January 8, 2021

ASEAN adopts sustainable harvest guidelines, resource management protocols for NTFPs

The ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) have adopted the ASEAN Guidelines for Sustainable Harvest and Resource Management Protocols for Selected Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) during its 42nd annual meeting last October 21, 2020. The guidelines serve as a READ MORE »

December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday: NTFP-EP continues campaign for forest foods

In its advocacy for promoting indigenous knowledge especially towards the youth, NTFP-EP once again calls for donations this Giving Tuesday to its project supporting Adivasi women in training the youth on wild foods at the Forest Food Field School in READ MORE »