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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 »

July 11, 2020

Expert group discusses wild food and related matters

Members of the SIANI Expert Group on Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood held an introductory discussion last June 30 via Zoom video conferencing. Madhu Ramnath, the main speaker, introduced wild foods as the centerpiece of the expert group’s initiatives. As READ MORE »

July 6, 2020

Environmental education training for students in Vietnam

In 2001, May 22 was proclaimed by the United Nations as the International Day for Biological Diversity to raise public awareness about biodiversity issues and call on nations to take action to protect global biodiversity. Since then, the International Day READ MORE »

May 25, 2020

Meet the Makers launches initiative to assist artisans coping with pandemic

Meet the Makers (MTM), a collective of Indonesian artisans and artisan advocates, is starting a campaign to assist artisans badly affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Markets for Indonesian artisans have broken down as a result of the READ MORE »

May 12, 2020

Making forest wonders work for nutrition, biodiversity and livelihood

Our Expert Group “Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood” with Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP Asia) will work to consolidate traditional ecological knowledge about wild foods in Asia and bridge it with the relevant policy arenas to ensure wise, inclusive READ MORE »