Genetic improvement project prepares second grafting campaign

As part of the “Genetic improvement and forest reproduction materials” project, the first graftings were carried out in March 2023 to set up the first of three Pinheiro-Bravo seed-producing orchards with genetic improvement, in an area located in the Alva de Pataias Forest Perimeter. A year later, the PINUS Center, the National Institute for Agricultural […]

Advances and synergies highlighted at transForm Showcase

On March 13, the premises of Fravizel S.A., in Alcanede, witnessed one of the most significant moments to date for the transForm Agenda: the transForm Showcase. The internal event attracted the participation of more than 80 members of the Consortium. Throughout the day, the project coordinators presented the participants with the results and progress achieved […]

Second Annual Meeting of the Mobilizing Agendas

The second Annual Meeting of the Mobilizing Agendas – Partnerships that Transform the Economy was held in Santa Maria da Feira on March 12, where the transForm Agenda was represented by Altri Florestal. The aim of this initiative was to share the main results and current status of the projects promoted under Component 5 – […]

Harvester Logset Hybrid is part of the forestry sector’s decarbonization roadmap

In line with the roadmap for carbon neutrality in Portugal and the European Commission’s Green Deal Pact, the “ME – Boosting electric motorization in the forestry sector in Portugal” project, part of the transForm Agenda, has developed a decarbonization roadmap for the sector, where new technologies are identified and disseminated as part of the project. […]

NewChain develops cork extraction machine

Among other objectives, the NewChain project aims to develop technologies to strengthen the value chains of non-wood forest products with the greatest potential and profitability in Portugal. The project will focus on increasing the production capacity and competitiveness of the Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) involved, ensuring that all segments of the value chain […]

“NETWORK OF PERMANENT PLOTS” PROJECT PLANS IMPLEMENTATION WORK

On January 21, the “Permanent Plots Network” project consortium met at RAIZ’s facilities to continue the planned work, focusing in particular on issues related to the installation of the intensive monitoring plots and data governance. Part of the meeting was dedicated to a guided tour of Quinta de São Francisco, an arboretum of centuries-old eucalyptus […]

SUBERADAPT IMPLEMENTS PROGRAM TO ADAPT CORK OAK FORESTS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The SuberAdapt project, coordinated by Amorim Florestal, was created as a response to emerging climate change and the needs of the productive forestry sector. To this end, it aims to provide forestry producers with tools to reverse the current productivity cycle and recover the resilience that is characteristic of the cork oak forest system. The […]