Palafrugell (Catalonia, Spain)
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
Increasing interest worldwide about aromatic and medicinal plants as natural remedies is reflected by growing demand in Europe
Mushroom picking is a growing activity in our forests, and a long-lasting tradition for several Mediterranean countries