[EXP] Giving added value to local knowledge on wild fruit helps maintaining biodiversity and farmers incomes in Romania
Type: Narrative story
Date of writing: May 28, 2012
Author(s) of this page: Marina Guedon
Organization(s): CIVITAS Foundation for Civil Society
Istvan Mar, who was president of the food producers and processors association (Association Szekelygyumolcs) in Odorhei Secuiesc - Romania - explains how local ecological knowledge on wild fruit trees has been valorized. The association created a collective fruit processing unit in order to give added- value to fruits products and ensure farmers commitment in the maintenance of fruit biodiversity.
Scale of intervention : Local
Actors: producer’s association