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Retro-innovation working for wildfire prevention: Shepherds’ contracts to reduce biomass and...

Innovative contracts are providing extra income and social recognition for shepherds working to reduce forest fire risk. These indicator-based contracts, as well...

Social innovation in the spotlight: Special Issue of Forest, Policy and...

This Special Issue, largely a product of the H2020 Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) project and its Thematic Session organised...

Pests, diseases and climate change impact on chestnut and pine nut...

An interregional workshop on "Wild harvested nuts and berries in time of new pests, diseases and climate change", brought together stakeholders from...

Chestnut orchards: an opportunity for rural development

Producers, companies, public and private owners, and other actors in the chesnut value chain, are invited to participate in this Science to...

New territory for non-wood forest products through INCREDIBLE cross-cutting initiative

Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) have considerable potential to play a role in nature-based tourism, generating income especially in inland and rural areas in the...

Social innovation in forests: buzzword or opportunity?

This article is also published on the SIMRA blog. What is social innovation? Over the last decades, social innovation...

10th International Agriculture Symposium – AGROSYM 2019

The International Symposium on Agriculture (AGROSYM) is an annual platform for international scientific debate on agriculture, food, rural development, environment and forestry....

Community project in Solsona focusses on forest benefits for health and...

There is so much that we can learn from forests. They are valuable to support biodiversity, to provide resources for human needs,...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Social Innovation in Forests

2 April 2019, Lebanon. Forests are natural resources -- both public and private – which are host to a...

EU Rural Innovation Contest

The LIAISON Project is looking for farmers, foresters and agri-food initiatives with a success story to share! Times are...