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March 24, 2022

Civil society, IP reps review FPIC rights and safeguardsĀ 

More than 20 delegates across Southeast Asia attended the virtual learning session on Forest Governance and Tenure Rights hosted last February 25 by NTFP-EP Asia, with support from the Green Livelihoods Alliance and the Mekong Regional Land Governance Project.  The READ MORE »

January 19, 2022

Forest camp for indigenous, local youth held online

Indigenous and local youth campers from Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines and Vietnam gathered for the first virtual regional forest camp last December 11, 2021 and January 8, 2022. Through the event, the youth participants identified their aspirations, visions and proposed READ MORE »

January 12, 2022

AFOCO, NTFP-EP Asia ink 5-year cooperation deal

NTFP-EP Asia and the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFOCO) formally signed a memorandum of understanding expressing mutual commitment for institutional and project cooperation in a virtual ceremony held last January 11, 2022. The agreement is consistent with multilateral cooperation among READ MORE »

January 11, 2022

NTFP-EP launches e-poster series on FHCM

The NTFP-EP and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity have launch e-posters on the Forest Harvest Collective Mark this January to promote awareness for the evolving community forestry label. Forest Harvest is a collective mark initiated by NTFP-EP and its partners READ MORE »

December 16, 2021

Forestry network partners take key steps towards CT recognition in ASEAN forests

The second day of the technical seminar and knowledge sharing on Customary Tenure (CT) and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) provided an opportunity for the ASEAN Member States of the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) to reflect READ MORE »

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 »