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FAO Webinar on Sustainable use of wild collected products

On 12 November, FAO is holding the webinar Sustainable use of wild collected products, within the series FAO-oriGIn Series of Webinars on “Contributing to SDGs through quality linked to geographical origin”.

Inazio Martinez de Arano, EFIMED Head of Office, will do the conclusion remarks, as coordinator of the INCREDIBLE project. Registrations to attend this meeting (which will be carried out through Zoom) are open until 11 November. Please contact Ms. Ida Puzone at

Programme (also available here):

15:00: Opening: Background, Objectives and scope of the session, Sven Walter & Emilie Vandecandelaere (FAO)

15:15: Keynote: Importance of origin-linked certifications for wild collection. Davide Pettenella, University of Padova, INCREDIBLE Project

15:30: Case studies of GI_related certification schemes of wild products – opportunities and challenges:

  • Europe: Thyme of Provence, Nathalie Vucher
  • Global: Experiences from Sahel Forest Foods & Action Agains Desertification (AAD), Josef Garvi
  • Africa: The case of the forest fruit Madd in Senegal, Tahirou Kanouté
  • Latin America: Chakra Label from Ecuador, Virginia Vallejo, national Farm and Forest Facility (FFF) facilitator in Ecuador

16:10: Q&A and Discussion

17:00: Discussion on next steps and possible collaborations

17:20: Conclusions (EFI), Inazio Martínez de Arano (EFIMED Head of Office)

17:30: End of the meeting

Wild Mushrooms & Truffles
Wild Nuts & Berries
Start Date: 
Giovedì, 12 Novembre, 2020
End Date: 
Giovedì, 12 Novembre, 2020
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Online event. 15:00 - 17:30 CET

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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.


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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