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May 18, 2006

Rattan in the Philippines: When is enough, really enough?

By BENEDICTO Q. SÁNCHEZ, Broad Initiatives for Negros Development (BIND), The Philippines When is enough, really enough? This question confounds natural resource managers when exploiting forest resources, timber or non-timber. This is precisely the question that Bagong Silang-Marcelo Katilingban sang READ MORE »

February 28, 2006

NTFP Regional Meeting, 5-8 October 2005: A Time for Learning

NTFP Regional Meeting, 5-8 October 2005 A Time for Learning by Joanna de Rozario, NTFP Exchange Programme I have worked on the loss of land rights caused by deforestation and forest conversion these past years without realising how much the READ MORE »

February 28, 2006

On the logging road

A child draws a map of the territory of his people,  the nomadic Penan living along the tutoh river. The site is bordering the Gunung Mulu National Park, one of Malaysia’s top-notch conservation areas. However, logging company Samling has recently READ MORE »

January 28, 2006

European Tour (à la Modi)

By NOLA P. ANDAYA, Non-Timber Forest Products-Task Force, The Philippines Modi has come a long way – about 16 hours by plane across the Asian continent to the old continent and back –  that is. Kidding aside, Modi is indeed READ MORE »

January 28, 2006

Sharing of experience & learning from Indonesia

Sharing of experience & learning from Indonesia by ROBERT LEO, Keystone Foundation, India Salamat Pagi, Indonesia. The honey hunters; either Anthario in Indonesia or Rengasamy in India – a unique similarity is embedded in these people’s skill. The standout quietness, READ MORE »

January 28, 2006

Out and about Manila, the Philippines, 5-7 August 2005: Impressions of Marketing-on-the-Job

Out and about Manila, the Philippines, 5-7 August 2005 Impressions of Marketing-on-the-Job I went to Manila to attend an on-the-job marketing training for ten days. The objective of the training was to fulfill our learning needs in relation fair trade READ MORE »

January 28, 2006

Exchange News: Around the Region from April – October 2005

Exchange News Around the Region from April – October 2005 Indigenous Peoples’ Sustainable Management of Land and Forest Resources Organized by the NTFP-EP,  in collaboration with Persatuan Orang Asli Semenanjung Malaysia (POASM) and Borneo Resources Institute (BRIMAS), two separate seminars READ MORE »

January 28, 2006

Editorial: Voices No. 9

Editorial: Voices No. 9 While the NTFP-EP’s work has always aimed to be holistic and integrative, this issue of Voices brings to the fore efforts in marketing. It is an area which needs much attention given the cut-throat competition and READ MORE »