Non-wood forest products

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There is increasing emphasis on innovation as a driver of continued prosperity in the rural economy. Globalisation poses challenges to rural areas given technological advances and intensified
Civil society
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Non-wood forest products
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Mushrooms, berries and other Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) are an important part of forest recreation, rural income and of cultural heritage. Due to poor data on their collection and use, they are
Bioeconomy
Ecosystem services
Forest products
Non-wood forest products
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The role of non-wood forest products (NWFPs) in industrialised country economies has declined in the past, but they are generating renewed interest as business opportunities. In a forest-based bio
Innovation
Non-wood forest products
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Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) have often-underestimated economic potential, particularly for family forest owners. Their role and value, however, is changing in the global West and so are the
Innovation
Non-wood forest products
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This study estimates the value per hectare of the Arasbaran deciduous forest based on returns from 17 fruit-providing species and mapping their economic value.
Bioeconomy
Ecosystem services
Non-wood forest products
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The forest-based sector has mainly developed around wood-based products. This is due to the significant relative economic importance of wood and the well-developed and competitive value chains based
Bioeconomy
Ecosystem services
Innovation
Non-wood forest products