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The International Congress on cork oak and cork oak arrives in Coruche and Ponte de Sor, from 21 to 22 September. With the theme, “The Montado in the rural development of the Southwest Peninsular” is intended to be a forum for scientific and social debate that allows to deepen the knowledge of the montado as a productive ecosystem, in which productive and recreational activities are developed that allow not only environmental sustainability and economic security, but also the settlement of populations in rural areas.
The Congress will develop around different sessions dedicated to the themes: economic and social history of the montado and its resources; archeology, history and cultural heritage of the montado and the rural environment associated with it; business activities and economy of the cork oak forest and its uses; innovation in the exploitation of montado resources and tourism and other forms of sustainable rural development in the territories of montado.
For more information, see the event page: https://bit.ly/2uCIgjG.