La resina natural se puede usar en lugar de muchos productos derivados del petróleo. Además, promueve una gestión sostenible de los bosques y puede ayudar a fijar población en la España vaciada. Pero aún queda mucho trabajo por delante...
Del 23 de septiembre al 1 de octubre, y del 24 de septiembre al 2 de octubre, Cesefor impartirá sendos cursos de formación sobre la castañicultura, en los que se explicarán diferentes módulos para el correcto cultivo del castaño, así como los tratamientos a seguir durante la vida útil de la plantación.
The value of a product is generally associated with its price: higher the price, higher the value. This perception can be applied also to the Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) sector: for instance, truffles are more attractive for companies than other edible but mediocre mushrooms, due to the higher willingness to pay of consumers. Nevertheless, a NWFP can have a value that goes beyond its price: its attractiveness.
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.
The first cross-cutting seminar of INCREDIBLE project, held 10 and 11 May, was dedicated to a presentation of successful initiatives capable of connecting the production of agricultural and forest products and the territory of origin.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
‘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