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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 »

March 16, 2020

Advisory on community quarantine in Manila

In light of the community quarantine measures currently in effect in the National Capital Region in the Philippines, the NTFP-EP Asia office will continue to operate at a limited capacity until the community quarantine is lifted. This is to ensure READ MORE »

February 10, 2020

Announcement: EXCEED CLAPS Vietnam postponed until further notice

In light of the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in several Asian countries, the hosts and co-organizers of EXCEED CLAPS Vietnam have agreed to postpone the training to a later date. The hosts and co-organizers take the safety READ MORE »

January 22, 2020

Bamboo and rattan experts collaborate on sustainable harvest protocols

BOGOR, Indonesia – Experts from across Southeast Asia came together to develop ASEAN guidelines for sustainable harvest and resource management protocols for rattan and bamboo last 15-16 January at Royal Hotel Bogor. The protocols workshop aimed to consolidate region-wide experiences READ MORE »

October 16, 2019

NEW BOOK: ‘Wild Tastes in Asia’ launches October 24

NTFP-EP’s latest publication Wild Tastes in Asia: Coming home to the forest for food will have its book launching ceremony this October 24, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Megatrade Hall in SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines during the National READ MORE »