Wild harvesting projects 2018

Valuation of medicinal and aromatic wild plants: Sustainable management of plant biodiversity and socio-economic development of rural space SUDOE- ValuePAM


  • 4a Reunió del projecte a Mértola (Portugal), 16-17th January 2018. Evaluation of the activities of analysis and implementation of pilot activities, and programming of the dissemination of results in the territory. Visits to Herdade de Vale Covo, in Corte Sines, in the Natural Park Vall del Guadiana; and the first transformation factory of CEVRM, partner of the project, in Castro Verde. These are experimental farms for the domestication of autochthonous wild species of MAPs, which have the double objective of maintaining biodiversity and improving the commercial profitability of these species, contributing to the local economy through the commercial valorisation of a autochthonous resource

Transfer actions (more information in courses and days 2018)

  • Cluster presentation days. Alp and Sort, March 7 and 20, 2018. Technical seminar “Beyond the collection of gentian: development perspectives in mountain areas“.
  • Regional transfer day to public institutions. Barcelona, ​​April 18, 2018. Work session “Valorisation of wild aromatic and medicinal plants“.
  • Training workshops for transfer to business clusters:
  1. Solsona, 22 th May 2018. Technical Conference “Strategies for the trade in native aromatic and medicinal plants“.
  2. Ossera, Solsona and Barcelona, ​​11-13th June 2018. Meeting of the production and herbalist sector.
  3. Solsona, 19th October 2018. Technical Conference “Associationism: key in the development of the Aromatic and Medicinal Plants” sector.
  • Transnational day of transfer to public institutions: Transnational seminar of results presentation of the VALUEPAM project. Seville, 30th November 2018.


The MAP group has mainly participated in the preparation of these documents:

  • Comparative analysis of the current situation of the medicinal and aromatic plants in the SUDOE regions of project’s partners. SpanishFrenchPortuguese.
  • Methodology of evaluation of the wild collection of medicinal and aromatic plants: SpanishFrenchPortuguees.
  • Study of the gentian and rocky tea  in Catalonia. Spanish
  • Study of diversification of the use of gentian and rocky tea in other productive sectors. Spanish.
  • Report of the results of the debate on the needs of association in the field of medicinal and aromatic plants. Spanish.
  • Report of the results of the debate on trading strategies of native medicinal and aromatic plants. Spanish.
  • Report of the results of the debate on actions to be undertaken in the territory to generate economic activity from the gentian and other wild plants. Catalan

And has collaborated with Conservatoire Botanique National des Pyrénées et Midi-Pyrénéees (CBNPMP):

  • Exploiter et préserver. Vers un plan de gestion durable de la Gentiane jaune dans les Pyrénées. SpanishFrench.
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