• fr
  • en

A new SIMRA brochure of inspiring examples of social innovation in mountain areas!

SIMRA’s fourth brochure collecting examples of social innovation in marginalised rural areas has just been published. This collection of brochures aims at concretely illustrating social innovation through the presentation of local on-going initiatives throughout Europe and the Mediterranean basin, taking turns addressing different marginalized rural areas. This brochure addresses mountain areas.

The specificity of mountains is recognised both by EU policies such as the Common Agricultural Policy and the Regional Policy; and by global agreements such as the Sustainable Development Goals and UNESCO designations. Mountains cover 26.7% of SIMRA’s study area. They are important sources of energy, water and biological and cultural diversity, and characterised by their altitude, terrain, roughness, slopes, low population density and difficulties of access, making them sometimes marginalised rural areas.

This new collection of examples of social innovation focuses on how communities capitalise on the natural and social assets in mountainous areas in terms of community life, living environment, and dynamic approaches to governance.

You can also access SIMRA’s collection of brochures by clicking here and get inspiration for your own territory.

The examples presented in these brochures are extracted from the SIMRA database, available on our project’s website. If you have an example of social innovation in marginalised rural areas to share, don’t hesitate to click here to submit it.

SIMRA – Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas, is a four-year-long EU Horizon 2020 project in which Euromontana is a partner.

Share
8 October 2018

Euromontana sur Facebook

4 days ago

Euromontana

Comment répondre aux enjeux de la montagne ? Le Président d’Euromontana , Juanan Gutierrez a participé au congrès du SESAME à Marrakech, afin de présenter le potentiel économique et socio-culturel de la montagne et les moyens de sa valorisation. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

4 days ago

Euromontana
View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Euromontana

During the EU Week of Regions & Cities in Brussels, Euromontana's Director presented our opinion on the new legislative proposals for Cohesion Policy.
#EURegionsWeek .
Find out about Euromontana's opinion here: www.euromontana.org/en/cohesion-policy-should-not-forget-territorial-cohesion-meps-and-the-counci...
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

2 weeks ago

Euromontana

Cultural heritage: an asset rooted in the territory synonymous with attractiveness and the future for our mountains !
Read Euromontana's press release #MountainsHeritage

www.euromontana.org/en/cultural-heritage-an-asset-rooted-in-the-territory-synonymous-with-attract...
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Euromontana sur Twitter

#AlpFoodwayUNESCO The news about Alpine food heritage seeking UNESCO recognition is being spread also by the Swiss press! https://t.co/PpqwG5ldO5

A Stakeholder’s Governance Committee has been implemented in the Bentael Nature Reserve (BNR) located in Mount Lebanon, one of the oldest nature reserves in
Lebanon. Find out more about this social innovation in our latest brochure 👇
https://t.co/61YRWfpq1D

Euromontana is this week in Spoleto, Umbria attending the @EIPAGRI_SP seminar: from Operational Groups to impact #OGstoimpact #EIPAgri

2

Comment répondre aux enjeux de la montagne ? Le Président d’@Euromontana , Juanan Gutierrez a participé au congrès du SESAME à Marrakech, afin de présenter le potentiel économique et socio-culturel de la montagne et les moyens de sa valorisation.

4
Load More...