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Promoting wild food products in the Mediterranean

Eating the Wild: Improving the value-chain of Mediterranean Wild Food Products, also known as the Wildfood Project, aims to promote the implementation of joint...

Sustainability and PEFC-certified products in the hospitality sector

The hospitality sector is becoming more and more sustainable due to its interest in using certified material in a transversal way. That means, from...

Global experts collaborate towards policy actions for NWFPs

Experts from the IUFRO Task force on non-timber forest products (NTFP) and partners from previous NWFP projects, StarTree and Cost Action FP-1203 “European Non-Wood Forest Products Network” joined members of...

Pre-announcement of the 2nd joint call for research proposals

The ForestValue Research Programme announces the upcoming call for joint European research projects with an indicative total public funding budget of over 7 million...

Medforval: a new platform on Mediterranean forest landscapes

Nowhere is this exemplified more than in the variety and wealth of Mediterranean forests, woodlands and scrublands—a delicate mosaic of high ecological, cultural and...

Deforestation made in Italy

Last summer, following the major fires that hit Siberia, Amazonia and central Africa, the European Commission outlined new actions to protect and restore the...

ROSEWOOD Map Viewer: best practices and innovations for the forestry community

The European H2020 initiative ROSEWOOD, which aims at mobilising more wood and offering a major opportunity for Europe develop a sustainable biobased economy, recently...

First PEFC-certified chestnuts enter the Spanish market

The Castilla y León Wood & Forest Services Center (Cesefor) has succeeded in putting the first PEFC-certified chestnuts on the Spanish market. This adds...

PhD position in social-ecological dynamics and value chains of Mediterranean landscape...

The Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences at the University of Kassel in Germany offers a doctoral researcher part-time position with 65% of the working...

Innovation networks on Mediterranean non-wood forest products

Non Wood Forest Products (NWFP) are important resources for rural economies. The European network of the 'Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in...

Wildfire risk planning and prevention: innovations in the Mediterranean and beyond

Wildfires, a natural part of ecosystems, pose significant environmental and socio-economic risks due to climate change and their destructive impact on local populations. Traditionally,...