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10 Jun
Forest Systems (journal)

La presencia de Torymus sinensis en España

Torymus sinensis Kamijo, a biocontrol agent against the invasive chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu in Spain: its natural dispersal from France and the first data on establishment after experimental releases.

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21 May

Italian cases show how NWFPs can contribute to economic and social development strategies

The first cross-cutting seminar of INCREDIBLE project, held 10 and 11 June, was dedicated to a presentation of successful initiatives capable of connecting the production of agricultural and forest products and the territory of origin.

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15 May

Forest-based Solutions: Linking NWFP with the Economy, Participatory Approaches

When it comes to sustainable forest management, it is important to see the forest for more than just the trees. In a plenary session for the Sixth Mediterranean Forest Week (6MFW)  in Lebanon from 1-5 April, the European Forest Institute Mediterranean Facility (EFIMED) focused on “Forest-based Solutions: Linking Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) with the Economy, Participatory Approaches”.

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29 Apr

Discovering new areas for growing aromatic plants and generating rural employment in El Bierzo (León, Spain)

Addressing the possibilities of the sector of aromatic and medicinal plants in El Bierzo (a small region in northern Spain), cultivation methods or knowing the markets and marketing have been some of the aspects addressed today in the launch of a new HUB that also seeks entrepreneurs to energize this area.

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27 Mar
grafted stone pine loaded with cones (Junta Castilla y Leon)

Release of elite stone pine clones for orchard plantations: grafting techniques for enhanced pine nut production

Different grafting techniques and deployment strategies for improved genetic materials of stone pine, Pinus pinea, offer more landowners the possibility to consider the tree as a viable crop. The stone pine is an emblematic tree that produces Mediterranean pine nuts, the most expensive nuts in global markets due to their scarcity.

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25 Mar

The area of cork oak in Castilla y León increases by 50% in recent years

3,000 hectares of pure or mixed cork oak plantations have been created through a Rural Development Programme implemented by the Junta de Castilla y León (regional government).

The programme, costing 5.5 million euros, has seen the creation of some plantations of pure cork oak (Quercus suber) and others mixed with holm oak (Quercus ilex).

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13 Mar

Genetic variation of cork oak: a tool for regeneration of cork oak woodlands

Authors: Felipe Pérez Martín (Unit of Forest Genetic Resources. Directorate General of Rural Development, Innovation and Forest Policy, Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food). 

Helena Almeida (Centro de Estudos Florestais. Higher Institute of Agronomy (ISA). University of Lisbon. Portugal)

Carolina Varela (INIAV. Portugal (Retired)

José Alberto Ramírez – Valiente (Forest Research Centre INIA-CIFOR. Spain)

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01 Feb

What’s behind Non-Wood Forest Products?

What do people think and know about wild forest products (WFPs)? The answer to this question is not easy.

We then had two options:

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25 Jan

Final consumers and EU regulations on food security require more and more transparency and a deep review of taxation system

In many EU countries, the collection and the consumption of truffle and mushrooms are historically strictly linked to local traditions of many communities. Although the economic and social role covered by these products, and the growing interest towards them, the European sector of mushrooms and truffles appears very heterogenous, with a chaotic situation, especially in terms of taxations for producers (pickers or farmers). In particular, a lack of homogenization of fiscal system among EU Member States favours an unfair competition among EU actors.

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The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.

Funding

Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632

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