Year 2019, Volume 3 , Issue 1, Pages 1 - 10 2019-06-24

Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products

Sven Mutke [1] , Jose Antonio Bonet [2] , Nuno Calado [3] , Javier Calvo-Simon [4] , Ibtissem Taghouti [5] , Concha Redondo [6] , Inazio Martinez de Arano [7]


Non Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) are important resources for rural economies. Highly regarded food products are collected from Mediterranean forests, such as nuts, berries, mushrooms and truffles, as well as aromatic and medicinal plants. Other NWFPs, such as resin or cork, can play a role in the circular bio-economy, providing sustainable alternatives to fossil-based raw materials. However, achieving fair levels of profitability for all actors throughout the value chain is still a challenge. Existing hourglass-shaped monopsony structures need to be resolved and market access to local producers must be strengthened. Furthermore, it is important to promote greater consumer awareness and willingness to pay for the sustainable, ‘wild-collected’ nature of these goods. The European thematic network INCREDIBLE (Innovation networks on Non-Wood Forest Products in the Mediterranean basin) brings together the main actors associated with NWFP with the aim of sharing knowledge, expertise and experience. Sharing information helps to identify the challenges and requirements of each NWFP value chain so that profitability and sustainability can be improved. The objective of Open Innovation is to bring together innovative ideas of actors from different organisations, thus making the best use of their respective areas of competence in order to create an effective innovation ecosystem. INCREDIBLE facilitates open innovation by establishing and operating Innovation Networks (iNets) for different NWFPs. The social, technological and silvicultural challenges and requirements for innovation in each iNet are identified and different approaches to addressing these are explored by the various actors involved in accordance with their areas of competence.

Mediterranean NWFPs, Open innovation, Value chain development
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Review Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-6365-7128
Author: Sven Mutke (Primary Author)
Institution: INIA, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria
Country: Spain


Orcid: 0000-0003-2209-9374
Author: Jose Antonio Bonet
Institution: Forest Science Technology Centre of Catalonia
Country: Spain


Author: Nuno Calado
Institution: UNAC, Mediterranean Forest Union, 2140-098 Chamusca, PORTUGAL
Country: Spain


Orcid: 0000-0001-6026-5439
Author: Javier Calvo-Simon
Institution: CESEFOR
Country: Spain


Orcid: 0000-0001-8155-8505
Author: Ibtissem Taghouti
Institution: National Institute for Agriculture, Water and Forest Research
Country: Tunisia


Orcid: 0000-0001-6627-9970
Author: Concha Redondo
Institution: CESEFOR
Country: Spain


Orcid: 0000-0002-9680-6054
Author: Inazio Martinez de Arano
Institution: EFI, European Forest Institute
Country: Spain


Dates

Publication Date : June 24, 2019

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APA Mutke, S , Bonet, J , Calado, N , Calvo-Simon, J , Taghouti, I , Redondo, C , Martinez de Arano, I . (2019). Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products. Journal of Innovative Science and Engineering (JISE) , 3 (1) , 1-10 . Retrieved from http://jise.btu.edu.tr/en/issue/44666/498559
MLA Mutke, S , Bonet, J , Calado, N , Calvo-Simon, J , Taghouti, I , Redondo, C , Martinez de Arano, I . "Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products". Journal of Innovative Science and Engineering (JISE) 3 (2019 ): 1-10 <http://jise.btu.edu.tr/en/issue/44666/498559>
Chicago Mutke, S , Bonet, J , Calado, N , Calvo-Simon, J , Taghouti, I , Redondo, C , Martinez de Arano, I . "Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products". Journal of Innovative Science and Engineering (JISE) 3 (2019 ): 1-10
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ISNAD Mutke, Sven , Bonet, Jose Antonio , Calado, Nuno , Calvo-Simon, Javier , Taghouti, Ibtissem , Redondo, Concha , Martinez de Arano, Inazio . "Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products". Journal of Innovative Science and Engineering (JISE) 3 / 1 (June 2019): 1-10 .
AMA Mutke S , Bonet J , Calado N , Calvo-Simon J , Taghouti I , Redondo C , Martinez de Arano I . Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products. JISE. 2019; 3(1): 1-10.
Vancouver Mutke S , Bonet J , Calado N , Calvo-Simon J , Taghouti I , Redondo C , Martinez de Arano I . Innovation networks on Mediterranean Non Wood Forest Products. Journal of Innovative Science and Engineering (JISE). 2019; 3(1): 10-1.