PORTUGAL

Selected near-to-practice NFCs in PORTUGAL

Non Food Crops (NFCs) have been cultivated at experimental, demonstration and commercial level in Portugal for 50 years1 . Eucalypt was in the past cultivated mainly for the paper and pulp industry but in the last 30 years it is also cultivated for bioenergy. The share of industrial (non-food) crop production in the period 2013-2015,…

Selected near-to-practice NFCs in Lithuania

Non Food Crops (NFCs) have been cultivated at experimental, demonstration and commercial level in Lithuania for 13 years.1 The first experiments on NFCs were established in 2007 at Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.2 The share of industrial (non-food) crop production in the period 2013- 2015, was 10.5%