The "Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin" (INCREDIBLE) creates two-way channels connecting science and practice in production, processing and trade of Mediterranean Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs).
INCREDIBLE targets five different groups of NWFPs: cork; resins; wild mushrooms & truffles; wild nuts & berries; aromatic & medicinal plants.
INCREDIBLE Innovation Networks (iNet) include stakeholders from across the Mediterranean, including non-EU countries.
Gum resin is a natural raw material that plays an important role in the bio-economy due to its multiple applications
An increasing interest worldwide about aromatic and medicinal plants (AMP) as natural remedies, is reflected by a growing demand in Europe
Cork oak forests are multifunctional territories which produce many products and ecosystem services
Mushroom picking is a growing activity in our forests, and a long lasting tradition for several Mediterranean countries