infographic-eye2Our Vision

NTFP-EP envisions self-empowered generations of forest-dependent communities, contributing to and benefiting from sustainably-managed forested landscapes and ecosystems, knowledge and cultural traditions.

downloadOur Mission:

NTFP-EP’s mission is to act as a catalyst in empowering local organizations working with marginalized, forest dependent communities, mainly indigenous peoples (IPs) in Asia, towards sustainable management of forested landscapes and ecosystems, and the right to access natural resources, livelihood, cultural identity and gender equality.

strategy-banner1Our Goal

NTFP-EP’s goal is to secure the empowerment of forest-dependent communities through programmes on community conservation and resource management, indigenous fce, sustainable community livelihoods in Asia. We work most especially in the field of NTFPs and the related community-based livelihood strategies, integrating the ethno-cultural and democratic values of gender and equity.