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The Contribution of Forests to Sustainable Diets

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 Posted in StarTree, News

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Interesting background paper for the International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition, FAO, Rome, 13–15 May 2013.

Second Stakeholder meeting in Suceava

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 Posted in StarTree, News, Suceava

Suceava RSG2 300The second RSG in Suceava took place on 5 December 2014.

The purpose of the meeting was to disseminate the results from the first period of StarTree data collection and to introduce the in-depth innovation case studies. Seven stakeholders attended representing innovation support, rural communities, forest management and local public authorities.

Stakeholder impressions of the StarTree General Assembly

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 Posted in News, Styria Region

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Still a "newcomer", particularly as regards the international atmosphere of the project, I was immediately warmly welcomed by the participants who engaged myself in lively discussions.

Johannes Schantl, Landw. Fachschule Grottenhof-Hardt
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Verein D´Kaestnklauba, shares his experience as a stakeholder from Styria attending the StarTree General Assembly in Padova, Italy in October 2014.

StarTree featured on EC website

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 Posted in StarTree, News

startree on H2020 500The StarTree project is featured this month on the European Commission's H2020 website.

2nd RSG meeting in Styria - report

Monday, 22 December 2014 Posted in StarTree, News, Styria Region

The 2nd RSG meeting,timeline 250 at the same time the 3rd official meeting of the stakeholder group in Styria, took place in the region "Zirbenland" and kicked off with a brief overview of the past – Harald Vacik summarized recent achievements of the RSG and introduced the plan of the day.

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5th StarTree General Assembly in Padova

Monday, 27 October 2014 Posted in StarTree, Events, News, Trentino-Alto Adige

Padova 350The 5th StarTree General Meeting takes place in Padova from 28 - 30 October.

Hosted by the University of Padova, project consortium partners will gather to discuss the In-Depth Case Studies, Action Research, Supply Chain Survey and Work Package progress and next steps.

A report will follow the meeting; watch out for live updates on Facebook and Twitter!

Cuisine from the Forests: recipes using produce from PEFC forests

Monday, 27 October 2014 Posted in StarTree, News, Province of Valladolid

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A new cookery book, Cuisine from the Forests, has been published including recipes made with produce grown in sustainably-managed, PEFC-certified forests.

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), Spain, presented the publication in Madrid on 9 October 2014. The book was written in collaboration with top female chef Charo Val using products from sustainably-managed and PEFC-certified forests.

North Karelia on euronews!

Friday, 10 October 2014 Posted in StarTree, News, North Karelia

euronews 250StarTree was featured this week on the euronews channel in their science and technology series Futuris.

The four-minute news item, Picking your moments: the science behind foraging in forests" is featured on euronews along with a shorter piece on Who owns mushrooms in a forest.

Open Call for COST Short Term Scientific Missions

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Posted in StarTree, News

COST NWFPThe 3rd call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) under the COST Action European Non-Wood Forest Products Network is now open.

The deadline for applications is 26 September 2014.

StarTree at the Royal Welsh Show 2014

Friday, 05 September 2014 Posted in StarTree, Events, News, West Wales and the Valleys Region

wales show 2014Startree attended the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show again this year as part of the Llais y Goedwig stand in the forestry section. It was a chance to meet up with some of our existing stakeholders and make contact with new ones, as well as raising the profile of Startree to a wider audience.

StarTree to feature on Futuris

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 Posted in StarTree, News

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A journalist from euronews will be in Joensuu this week to film a programme on the StarTree project for Futuris. Futuris broadcasts news about the leading scientific & technological research projects in Europe, all produced as video on demand on the euronews multimedia channel.

StarTree Newsletter - Issue 2

Monday, 25 August 2014 Posted in StarTree, News, Newsletter

startree newsletter 1 2014tbn250The second edition of the StarTree Newsletter is now available. Please feel welcome to distribute this link within your networks.

StarTree Newsletter No.2

Truffles featured in Forest Systems Journal

Thursday, 07 August 2014 Posted in News

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The international open access journal Forest Systems has just published its latest edition. This issue includes a special section about Truffles: ecology and cultivation that might be of your interest.

StarTree presented at World Forest Day

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 Posted in News, Province of Valladolid

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The StarTree project was presented at World Forest Day, held at the University of León in Ponferrada.

First StarTree Regional Stakeholder Meeting in Scotland

Friday, 20 June 2014 Posted in News, Scotland

RSG3 250On 13 November 2013 11 people met to hear about the StarTree project and to discuss how it could support non-wood forest product (NWFP) development in Scotland. Between them they represented a wide range of interests in forestry and the NWFP sector, with an impressive array of knowledge and experience.

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