Overall objective:

Enhance the cooperation and understanding between EU and Turkish CSOs involved in the non-wood forest products sector, to increase the socioeconomic benefits of this sector and boost rural development.

Specific objectives:

  1. Promote dialogue, networking, technology transfer and bilateral exchanges among stakeholders from the medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) and black truffle sectors (cultivation and/or wild collection).
  2. Establish strong mutual agreements between Spanish and Turkish CSOs as a foundation for long-term collaboration.