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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 »

November 20, 2020

Expert group reflects on wild foods and biodiversity

Wild foods and biodiversity take center stage as the main themes of the third installment of the four-part discussion series organized by the SIANI Expert Group on Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood. Last August 18, 2020, Dr. Denise Matias, a READ MORE »

November 4, 2020

Pelawans lead almaciga rainforestation in Brooke’s Point, Palawan

PALAWAN, Philippines—Pelawan youth and community leaders mobilized their community in planting more than 5,000 native trees last August 18 in Barangay Amas, Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines. Twelve youth leaders from the Samahan ng mga Nagkakaisang Katutubong Kabataan (SNAKK) and five READ MORE »

October 20, 2020

Publications alert: Knowledge products and policy research on NTFPs in ASEAN region launched

NTFP-EP launched seven important knowledge products and policy research in its role in providing evidence-based policy support and recommendations as part of the ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) program. Among these are the Gap Analysis on READ MORE »

October 8, 2020

Expert Group examines wild foods and tenure rights

The second discussion of the SIANI Expert Group on Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood tackling wild foods and its relation to customary tenure, traditional food systems and knowledge took place last July 28 via Zoom video conferencing. Dr. Jeremy Ironside, READ MORE »

September 14, 2020

DONATE NOW: Campaign to train 10 Adivasi youth on forest foods in India launched

NTFP-EP invites donors to crowdfund US$5,000 this September to support and train 10 Adivasi youth on forest foods in India through the GlobalGiving Accelerator campaign. The project will support 10 youth from Tamil Nadu to undergo training in the 1st READ MORE »

July 16, 2020

What’s your wild food story? Contribute to our online campaign!

Let the world know about your connection with indigenous food, biodiversity and livelihoods! We are inviting indigenous people, local communities, support groups and other organizations working with sustainability from South and Southeast Asia to contribute stories and reflections about wild READ MORE »