800 tonnes of sawdust was recently turned into fuel pellets in a globally unique test run in Sweden. That was part of a pellet research project that is being carried out on a large scale to investigate differences in quality between different raw material compositions.
Contact with forests and nature is increasingly acknowledged to have a positive impact on human health and wellbeing.
Green Care is the range of activities that promotes physical and mental health and wellbeing through contact with nature. These include nature-based activities for recreation and health promotion and can also include targeted therapeutic or treatment interventions delivered by trained/qualified practitioners.
Innovative Green care initiatives are emerging within the bioeconomy including:
800 tonnes of sawdust was recently turned into fuel pellets in a globally unique test run in Sweden. That was part of a pellet research project that is being carried out…
Market Outlooks for four Green Care sectors: Forest-based care; Social agriculture; Green care tourism; and Urban green care.
Green4C aims to increase innovation capacity to promote nature-based solutions for health, well-being, and social inclusion.
Social farming offers people who are socially, physically, mentally or intellectually disadvantaged the opportunity to spend time on a family farm in a healthy, supportive and inclusive environment.
The complex picture of social innovation and entrepreneurship activities, future perspectives and relevant training opportunities currently offered by courses and institutions operating in Green Care.