COST Action FP1203 Network Database
European non-wood forest products network
Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) have important commercial, environmental, social and recreational roles in many European forests. They also have a relevant place in the multifunctional sustainable forest management (MSFM) paradigm, being the main source of income from forests in several regions. Although the importance of NWFPs is recognised and accepted, forest research remains mainly focussed on timber production. Consequently knowledge about European NWFPs is comparatively scarce, as is research on their ecology, management and economics, required to optimize sustainable simultaneous production of different products from forests. It is proposed that a multidisciplinary European network on NWFPs will help to bridge these gaps.
In this context, the main goal of the Action is to build a broad multidisciplinary network of European NWFPs researchers and managers, to review the current state of the art, highlight existing innovation, share information and experience, identify research topics, seek research synergies and by increasing the European-wide theoretical and practical understanding of NWFPs, promote their sustainable management.
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The “Green City” Freiburg in southwest Germany is known worldwide for its historic old town, the Black Forest mountains, its recreational value, its high environmental
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The first Higher Forestry School was founded in Athens in 1917. In 1927, it relocated to Thessaloniki, and became one of the first schools of
Asamer-Handler & Co OG
A consulting enterprise which supports the Association of Austrian Nature Parks by building up the “Nature Park Specialities” label. Source: https://star-tree.eu/partners-2/item/asamer-handler-co-og accessed on 12/03/2021.
Croatian Forest Research Institute
Croatian Forest Research Institute is a public research institution owned by the republic of Croatia. Objectives and tasks of research are part of the National
Democritus University of Thrace
Democritus University of Thrace (D.U.Th.) was foundedwith the legislative decree no. 37 in July 27th 1973 and started to run in the academic year 1974-1975
UÉ is a center for the creation, transmission and diffusion of culture, science and technology, which, through the articulation of study, teaching and research, is
Faculty of Forestry, Skopje
Our institution is one of the three oldest faculties in Republic of North Macedonia (RNM), who are also founding members of the Ss. Cyril and
The National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA) is an autonomous Public Research Organisation (OPI) assigned to the General Research Secretariat of the Ministry
Instituto superior de Agronomia – ISA
The Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), School of Agriculture, is the largest and most qualified school of graduate and post-graduate degrees in the Agricultural Sciences,
Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry LAMMC – Institute of Forestry
The Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry is a State research institute operating as a budgetary institution. The Centre’s strategic objective is to conduct