NWFP

Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) are resources derived from forest ecosystems that are not timber-related. In the Mediterranean region this can include cork, resins, berries, nuts, and mushrooms, among many others. Enhanced forest management for these resources can optimise the forest’s economic value and offer great recreational potential, among other benefits.

idiForest: innovation and emerging technologies for NWFP

The idiForest event, which was planned to be held in May, has been postponed due to the pandemic caused by the COVID-19,...

Beyond wood: the other hidden assets of Europe’s forests

Alongside wood-based products, forests also produce Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs), such as berries, mushrooms, aromatic, medicinal and decorative plant material, nuts, saps...

MIKOGEST: innovative management of mycological resources

The MIKOGEST operational group works to manage the mycological resource regulation by means of innovative techniques (ICT tools), ensuring sustainability in the...

Resin Innovation Challenge winners announced!

In early 2020, the SustForest Plus project launched the "Resin Innovation Challenge", an initiative that aims to bring together some of the...

Seeing the wood in the forests: First issue of the EFI Knowledge to Action...

We need to accelerate the transition from the existing global fossil and wasteful economy towards a renewable economy: a circular bioeconomy. If...
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Businesses gather in Barcelona to discuss boost for rural economy

Entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses shared ideas and inspiration on innovation and entrepreneurship for non-wood forest products (NWFP) in a highly energised seminar which...

The power of stories: Poverty Reduction Through NTFPs

Stories can amplify the voices of people or groups who are not often heard, and make their experiences relatable to people in...

Innovative businesses and entrepreneurship for NWFP

This cross-cutting seminar, the second one of the Horizon 2020 INCREDIBLE project, will be entirely devoted to non-wood forest products (NWFP) entrepreneurship, engaging...

Participatory process to improve professional resin tapping

The general objective of the SustForest Plus project Resin Innovation Challenge is to obtain the best proposals to answer the question "how...

Review on sustainable forest management beyond timber

A recent review published by forest researchers from four continents reflects on diverse forest products beyond timber. Its overall purpose is to...

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New guide on the uses of valuable broadleaves timber in Catalonia

Valuable broadleaves are tree species whose wood may reach superb technical and aesthetic properties. Oak, walnut, cherry, maple or ash are examples...

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