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May 28, 2004

EU MARKET FOR ORNAMENTAL NATURAL PRODUCTS: Inquiry for assortment

By Milco Rikken, ProVerde Believe it or not, but it is estimated that European consumers spend a staggering 15 billion euro on cut flowers and flower arrangements per year. This market does not only consist of cut flowers, but includes READ MORE »

May 28, 2004

The highs and lows of craft marketing

By Nola P. Andaya, NTFP-TF At the NTFP-TF Crafts Center, we are going through the highs and lows of crafts marketing .. and we are very excited! The high end of things We are now implementing the HIGH VALUE, LOW READ MORE »

May 28, 2004

Developing local regulations in the Meratus area

By Betty Ro Minar It was an interesting eight day journey to bakun, last November 23 to December 1, 2003, providing a good opportunity to visit the Kankanaey-Bago indigenous communities. These communities have been managing their customary land, or ancestral READ MORE »

May 28, 2004

Bastar to Philippines A pre-tour experience in Positive Thinking & Action

By Pratim Roy This is a true story. Arjun Singh Nag is a Bastari tribal from Chattisgarh in Central India. He is instrumental in running a forest cooperative – thereby providing livelihood opportunities to his people through collection of Non READ MORE »

May 28, 2004

Exchange News: September 2003 – March 2004

Activities and Developments: 1. Regional meeting in Bayabong, the Philippines Regional Meeting in Bayabong, the Philippines, October 2003. Main issue: Community NTFP Assessment and Monitoring strategies. The issue (which is quite a mouthful) was chosen, because many of the communities READ MORE »

May 28, 2004

Editorial: Voices No. 7

This 7th issue of the bulletin ‘Voices from the Forest’ contains, next to the exchange news, agenda and the announcement of new publication, six articles compiled by various people who are, in one way or the other, involved in the READ MORE »

June 28, 2003

Editorial: Voices No. 6

You will find here for the time being the final issue of the bulletin ‘Voices from the Forest’. This issue starts with an article with news on the Exchange Programme, highlighting activities and developments in India, the Philippines, Sarawak, Vietnam READ MORE »

June 28, 2003

Exchange News:May 2002 – April 2003

Activities and developments during the last year of the project are as follows: 1. India Two major meetings took place during the last 8 months, one in Ooty (Nilgiris) and one in Jagdalpur (Bastar). In both meetings a fine mix READ MORE »