• "The Resins iNet seizes the opportunity offered by the current renaissance in natural resin extraction
    activity in the Mediterranean basin. In these times of open and mould-breaking innovation,
    this rebirth is anchored to old techniques of forest management, exploitation and transformation,
    offering the chance for actors in the Mediterranean natural resin value chain to take the lead in innovation
    and launch the sector into the future."
    Javier Calvo Simón. Cesefor, Spain, iNet facilitator.
  • "The Aromatic and Medicinal Plants iNet enhances the sector's competitiveness by establishing
    a collaborative and open innovation process. The iNet provides the opportunity for actors with
    complementary knowledge of the Aromatic and Medicinal Plants value chain to work together and exchange
    expertise and experience".
    Ibtissem Taghouti, INRGREF, Tunisia, iNet facilitator.
  • Wild mushrooms are the most widespread non-wood forest product in the Mediterranean
    basin and truffles provide the highest yield among them, significantly contributing to rural
    economies. The Wild Mushrooms & Truffles iNet brings together Mediterranean stakeholders
    across the mushroom-truffle value chain to boost the added value of such products, which is
    currently underestimated
    José Antonio Bonet. CTFC, Spain, iNet facilitator
  • "The Wild Nuts & Berries iNet looks to link existing networks in the Mediterranean, namely those on chestnuts
    and pine nuts. Actors in the sector are coming together in common efforts to face the major challenges
    for the value chains and their supply from forest systems: new exotic pests and diseases,
    ongoing climate change and weak market positions due to a lack of profiled product developments".
    Sven Mutke, INIA, Spain, iNet facilitator.
  • "The "INCREDIBLE" project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can
    play an important role to support sustainable forest management and rural development".
    Inazio Martínez de Arano. EFI, Consortium coordinator

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INCREDIBLE a pour objet de créer des réseaux dédiés aux principaux produits forestiers méditerranéens non ligneux (PFNL), qui favorisent l'innovation et l’échange dans les domaines scientifiques et pratiques,

Ces "Réseaux d'innovation sur le liège, les résines et les produits comestibles dans le bassin méditerranéen" (nommés iNets dans le projet) doivent, pour tous ces produits, jeter des ponts entre la science et la pratique, et dynamiser le partage des informations et des connaissances, sur l’ensemble de la chaîne - production, transformation et  commerce.

INCREDIBLE cible cinq groupes différents de PFNL: le liège; les résines; les champignons sauvages et truffes; les noix et baies sauvages; les plantes aromatiques et médicinales.

Les réseaux d'innovation (iNets) regroupent des parties prenantes de l'ensemble de la Méditerranée, y compris des pays tiers.

Latest news

Global experts collaborate towards policy actions for NWFPs

36 experts in non-wood forest products (NWFP) from around the world joined a two-part, online peer review process towards policy recommendations for NWFPs developed by partners in the INCREDIBLE project.

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The third cross-cutting seminar of INCREDIBLE project will be held online from 6th to 9th October

It is still possible to register for the event on technology and innovation acceleration idiForest, the third cross-cutting seminar of INCREDIBLE project organised in collaboration with the European Network of Resin Territories (created by SustForest Plus project).

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02 Jul

INCREDIBLE promotes the implementation of the strategy for sustainable truffle management in Varaždin (Croatia)

Croatian Forest Research Institute (CFRI) has celebrated an on-line Science to Practice meeting addressed to gather ideas from stakeholders that will be useful as a starting point for future strategic documents with the topic of sustainable truffle management.

The event, an on-line consultation, was held (in two phases) from 1st May to 30th June and around 20 attendees expressed their ideas and comments on the draft prepared in advance by CFRI. Private forest owners, truffle pickers, R&D, government representatives and SME's involved in this Science to Practice event.

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Consortium

INCREDIBLE Partners

LE PROPOS

Le projet INCREDIBLE vise à montrer comment les produits forestiers non ligneux (PFNL) peuvent jouer un rôle important dans le soutien à la gestion durable des forêts et au développement rural, en créant des réseaux pour partager et échanger des connaissances et des compétences. INCREDIBLE (dont l’acronyme signifie “ réseaux d’innovation du liège, des résines et des produits comestibles dans le bassin méditerranéen» encourage la collaboration intersectorielle et l’innovation, afin de mettre en valeur la valeur et le potentiel des PFNL dans les régions méditerranéennes.

Funding

Le projet 'Innovation Networks of Cork, Resin, and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin' (INCREDIBLE) a reçu des fonds du programme Horizon 2020 de la Commission Européenne sous le grant agreement N°774632

Contact

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