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22 Oct

Illegal trade placing Pindos wild orchids at risk, scientists warn

Overharvesting to meet skyrocketing demand in Turkey and elsewhere is placing the endemic wild orchid population in Pindos, northwestern Greece at risk, according to a team of scientists studying the flowers. A key ingredient for the production of salep, a popular sweet drink, and Turkey's mastic ice cream dondurma, the dried orchid is now fetching prices as high as 90-120 euros per kilo on the black market.

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03 Aug
events, Turkey, forest, Bursa, non wood forest products, sustainability, industrial ecology, green production, green chemistry

Bursa (Turkey) will host on October the 4th International Non-Wood Forest Products Symposium

The INCREDIBLE project will be present at the 4th International Non-wood Forest Products (NWFPs) Symposium, organized by The Bursa Technical University Faculty of Forestry on October 4-6, 2018 at Bursa (Turkey) to create a scientific platform where the experience, recent researches, technologies will be shared and the future of the NWFPs will be discussed.

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03 Jul

Tunisia hosts an International Congress on medicinal plants and Bio-agriculture

An International Congress on "Natural Products: From Plants to Medicaments and Bio-agriculture" ICNP 2018 will take place this Autumn in Hammamet, Tunisia.  The event will be held at the Diar Medina Hotel-Hammamet-Tunisia from 8 -10 November 2018. This event is organized by research staff from the National Research Institute of Rural Engineering, Water and Forests (INRGREF), partner of INCREDIBLE project and Aromatic and Medicinal Plants iNet coordinator.

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About

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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