Catalog on plant material of aromatic-medicinal species with industrial value

You can now consult the online catalog of commercial varieties of aromatic and medicinal plants (http://varietats-pam.ctfc.es/). The Group of medicinal and aromatic plants of the Forest Science and Technology  Center of Catalonia (CTFC) has created a directory that includes mainly oriented varieties to the industrial (not ornamental) production of 196 MAP species, which come from … Read more

Focus Group EIP-AGRI on diversification opportunities of medicinal plants

The European Agricultural Innovation Association (EIP-AGRI) works to promote competitive and sustainable agriculture and forestry in order to “achieve more and better with less”. EIP-AGRI Focus groups are temporary groups of selected experts who share a specific topic, share knowledge and experience. Each group explores practical and innovative solutions to problems or opportunities in the … Read more

Technical meeting of the project FoRuO in France

The European project INTERREG POCTEFA FoRuo in which entities from France and Spain participate was officially approved on June 22 and will create a cross-border observatory and a network of training collaboration on production and processing of aromatic and medicinal plants and berries, between the participating regions. Solsona, 16 July 2020. The project “Training to … Read more

Project INTERREG POCTEFA FoRuO

TRAINING TO PROVIDE NEW OCCUPATIONS IN THE FOREST AND RURAL SECTOR – FoRuO (2019-2022) The general objective of the FoRuO project is to promote the development of continuous training systems and skills in the cross-border territory in order to improve access to employment in relation to new productions in the forestry and rural sectors, specifically in the production and processing … Read more

New directory of medicinal and aromatic plants producers in Catalonia

The first directory of producers of medicinal and aromatic plants in Catalonia has been created According to the Catalan Forestry Observatory, a total of 454 ha of medicinal and aromatic plants were cultivated in 2019, mainly of parsley as a fresh herb and of various herbaceous aromatic species, basically destined for obtaining dry herb. In order … Read more

New database of medicinal and aromatic plants’ machinery

The Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Group of the CTFC Bioeconomics and Governance Program has developed a database of suppliers of machinery and equipment, with detailed information on the models most suitable for the processing of PAMs. The database can be consulted through the Catalan Forest Observatory (OFC) and can be accessed through: http://www.observatoriforestal.cat/maquinaria-pam/. The space … Read more

Two MAPs Group’s projects invited to Morocco

The members of the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Group attended the Congrès International de Valorisation des Plantes Aromatiques i Médicinales that was held from January 25 to 26, 2019 in Marrakech (Morocco), organized by the Cluster Menara. The results of two projects could be presented: Moré, E. HERBARTIS: formation sur la production artisanal des plantes … Read more