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Integrating Science and Knowledge to Boost Mediterranean Traditional Products: The REALMed Pilot Study

  • Manuela Giovanetti
  • Jose L. Araus Ortega
  • Naziha Atti
  • Angela Augusti
  • Federica Camin
  • Casparus J. Crous
  • Marco Lauteri
  • Nives OgrincEmail author
  • Maja Podgornik
  • Pedro Reis
  • Fouad Taous
  • Cristina Máguas
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Abstract

REALMed is a multilateral scientific project (Fig. 1), which involves the North–South Mediterranean countries, with the aim of “Pursuing authenticity and valorization of Mediterranean traditional products”.
Fig. 1

REALMed logo

Keywords

Mediterranean biodiversity Truffle Iberian black pig Argan oil Mountain lamb and kid REALMed 

Notes

Acknowledgements

REALMed, “Pursuing authenticity and valorization of Mediterranean traditional products”, is a project funded by ARIMNet2 (2017–2020), an ERA-NET coordinated by INRA (France) and funded under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 618127.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuela Giovanetti
    • 1
  • Jose L. Araus Ortega
    • 2
  • Naziha Atti
    • 3
  • Angela Augusti
    • 4
  • Federica Camin
    • 5
  • Casparus J. Crous
    • 1
  • Marco Lauteri
    • 4
  • Nives Ogrinc
    • 6
    Email author
  • Maja Podgornik
    • 7
  • Pedro Reis
    • 8
  • Fouad Taous
    • 9
  • Cristina Máguas
    • 1
  1. 1.Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FFCUL)LisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Universitat de Barcelona (UB)BarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Institut National de Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie (INRAT)TunisTunisie
  4. 4.Istituto di Biologia Agroambientale e Forestale (IBAF)PoranoItaly
  5. 5.Fondazione Edmund Mach (FEM)San Michele All’AdigeItaly
  6. 6.Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI)LjubljanaSlovenia
  7. 7.Science and Research Centre KoperInstitute for OlivecultureKoperSlovenia
  8. 8.Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV)LisbonPortugal
  9. 9.Centre National de L’énergie, Des Sciences et Techniques Nucleaires (CNESTEN)RabatMorocco

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