Cultivation projects 2021

New scenarios of Aromatic and medicinal industrial production in the traditional agricultural systems of Catalonia The project aims to analyze the behavior of different commercial varieties of a set of species of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) that could be grown on a commercial scale in different agricultural settings in Catalonia. The species cultivated in … Read more

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

Transfer projects 2020

2019-2021. INTERREG POCTEFA FoRuO. Training to provie new occupations in the forest and rural sector. http://foruo.eu/ 2nd project meeting at Rivesaltes (Pyrénées Orientales, France) 2019-2020. Demonstration of innovation in machinery and equipment for the processing of medicinal and aromatic plants. Funded by: Demonstration activity (01.02.01 Operation of Technology Transfer of the Rural Development Program of … 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

Transfer projects 2019

Demonstration of innovation in machinery and equipment for the processing of medicinal and aromatic plants. Funded by: Demonstration activity (01.02.01 Operation of Technology Transfer of the Rural Development Program of Catalonia 2014-2020. Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food. Government of Catalonia Database of medicinal and aromatic plants machinery Demonstration visits: Technical visit PATT. Demonstration … Read more

Trade and market projectes 2018

“Enhancing CSO’s capacities to contribute to forest governance and sustainable growth in the Hyrcanian Mixed Forests eco-region”. EuropeAid project with Iran 2017-2019 (EuropeAid/151334/DH/ACT/IR). Participation in the evaluation of wild aromatic and medicinal plants in the northern region of Iran (Mazandaran) and analysis of possible economic activities to favor rural development. Contact: Eva Moré (eva.more@ctfc.cat). The Amur Coalition … Read more

Cultivation projects 2018

2018. Agroforestry systems in Catalonia: Innovation of productive schemes for the diversification of rents – Pilot experience in Sagàs. DAAM-Generalitat de Catalunya_ADDENDA. Preparation of a report of the 6 years of sage culture monitoring (Salvia officinalis L.) as a agroforestry system combined with tree production (Juglans x hybrida and Platanus hispanicus). Collaboration in the drafting … Read more