SAMIR CHAIB DRAAWild harvest in 2021: “The oldest trade in the world” at the time of the Industry 4.0

ABSTRACT

Automation and digitization are transforming the forest industry, just like the rest of our society.In the era of "just in time," internet and Lidar, how can wild mushroom harvesting have a place in our forest landscape?During this presentation, we will explore the economic, cultural and socio-ecological role that a seemingly anachronistic activity-wild edible harvesting-can play.

BIOGRAPHY

Sam Chaib is coordinator of the Association pour la commercialisation des produits forestiers non-ligneux (ACPFNL; Non-timber forest products marketing association). Holding a master's degree in sustainable management of forest ecosystems, he is interested in the human habitat and the relationship between crops and the environment.

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