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18 Nov
Stone pine graft (c) CNRGF Alacuás

Deployment of stone pine elite clones for pine nut orchards

The regional Central Forest Nursery of the regional government of Castilla y León (Spain) has released grafted plants of 5 elite clones of Pinus pinea, a.k.a. Mediterranean stone pine for its big hardshelled seeds. Their edible kernels, the genuine Mediterranean pine nuts, are nowadays the most expensive nuts of the world due to their scarcity and dependence on collection from the wild.

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14 Nov
S2P Resin use, territorial development and demographic challenge

Resin use, territorial development and demographic challenge - Your contribution matters

Last November 5th more than fifty people and several media attended the INCREDIBLE Science to Practice event Resin use, territorial development and demographic challenge, held in Soria, Spain, in Cesefor headquarters. The day served to draw a picture of the evolution and today sector problems, and to raise some political and administrative solutions to support the natural resin sector.

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10 Sep
chestnut closeup (c) R Calama

X European Chestnut Meeting

The annual meeting of the European Network EuroCastanea is the most important reference for anyone (agents, transformers, producers, dealers) working in the European chestnut sector. This two-day event offers a program that simultaneously combines the strong technical character of the conferences with the technical visits, trying to meet the priorities of the moment and the advancing research and innovation into the sector. This year we are focusing on the issues of brown nut rots of chestnuts and plagues.

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09 Sep

Resineros: un viejo oficio para un nuevo mundo sin petróleo

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...

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09 Sep

Cursos sobre el cultivo del castaño para la producción de fruto

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.
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11 Jun

Attractiveness of NWFP as a value beyond price

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.

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10 Jun

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.

Forest Systems: http://revistas.inia.es/index.php/fs/article/view/14361 (open access).

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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 May, 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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Chi siamo

Il progetto INCREDIBLE ha lo scopo di mostrare come i prodotti forestali non legnosi (NWFP) possono svolgere un ruolo importante nel sostenere la gestione forestale sostenibile e lo sviluppo rurale, creando reti per condividere e scambiare conoscenze e competenze. Il progetto INCREDIBLE promuove la collaborazione e l'innovazione intersettoriali per evidenziare il valore e il potenziale dei prodotti forestali non legnosi nel bacino del Mediterraneo.

Funding

Il progetto INCREDIBLE ("INNOVATION Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin") riceve finanziamenti dal programma della Commissione Europea Horizon 2020 secondo il grant agreement Nº 774632.

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Email: info@incredibleforest.net or use the contact form.
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