NWFP Resources


INCREDIBLE Knowledge Repository

INCREDIBLE Knowledge Repository

Knowledge repository for Non-Wood Forest Products

The Knowledge Repository for Non-Wood Forest Products is a collection of information on innovations about non-wood forest products (NWFP) gathered from experts and practitioners during the INCREDIBLE project. It brings together, in a single platform, knowledge about NWFP around various themes, assembled via a series of questions to which the collated information provides one or more answers.

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Knowledge2Action on NWFP

Knowledge to Action 5

Martínez de Arano I, Maltoni S, Picardo A, Mutke, S et al. 2021. Non-wood forest products for people, nature and the green economy. Recommendations for policy priorities in Europe. A white paper based on lessons learned from around the Mediterranean. Knowledge to Action 5, European Forest Institute.

Co-published by the European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), this publication outlines the extent to which these forest products are embedded in daily life and the actions needed to leverage their potential more widely.

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INCREDIBLE Open Innovation Challenge

Open Innovation Challenge and Acceleration Service

INCREDIBLE publication

During the INCREDIBLE project, the interregional innovation networks identified the most relevant gaps in each non-wood forest product (NWFP) to improve profitability, sustainability and to have an impact on the creation of green jobs and rural development. INCREDIBLE project launched the Open Innovation Challenge, a call for ideas and proposals with the potential to increase the environmental, economic or social value of these resources.

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INCREDIBLE Deliverable D1.3

iNet final report, knowledge gaps and innovation opportunities and barriers

INCREDIBLE deliverable 2.3

This report encloses the conclusions of the interregional workshops and Science to Practice events. It is split in the three main type of activities carried out by the five iNets, namely Interregional Workshops, Science to Practice Events and DELPHI like surveys.

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INCREDIBLE Deliverable D1.3

A Road Map for innovating NWFPs value chains

INCREDIBLE deliverable 1.3

This document is a synthesis report the outcomes of the five scoping seminars. These seminars gathered key stakeholders and researchers in order to better understand the functioning of the different value chains and their main knowledge needs, gaps and divides. This report is designed as basic guideline for further work and development of iNets.

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Non-wood forest products in Europe: Seeing the forest around the trees 

What Science Can Tell Us #10 (2019)

Follow the complete NWFP value chain from primary production to marketing, and the accompanying institutional frameworks in this major publication of StarTree results. 

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Multipurpose trees and non-wood forest products: A challenge and opportunity

State of European NWFP (2012)

What can StarTree add to our understanding of non-wood forest products (NWFP)? The picture which emerges from the StarTree research is one which demonstrates the central role of NWFPs in the forest culture of Europe. The StarTree project explored a diverse range of ecological and socio-economic conditions and utilised 14 focal regions across Europe as the basis for data collection, analysis and stakeholder engagement.

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Wild Forest Products in Europe

StarTree infographic 

A visual glimpse at the current state of wild forest products in Europe, based on StarTree research and sector mapping. This infographic presents the work and key messages of the StarTree project, as also reported in the State of European NWFP report and Policy Brief, in a visually compelling format.

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Fruit of Our Forests

StarTree Video

Do you want to enjoy the rich fruits of our forest? StarTree shows how forests provide us with a great deal more than wood and can be used to strengthen economic activities in rural areas.