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News – Agriculture and Rural Development

8 / 09 / 2020

The EU Promotion Policy must include holistic sustainability criteria

In its Farm to Fork Strategy, the European Commission announced it would revise the EU Agricultural Promotion Policy to encourage the consumption of sustainable products. As a member of the Commission’s Civil Dialogue Group “Quality […]

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30 / 06 / 2020

MapLoup: a predation monitoring and analysis portal for breeders and local stakeholders

MapLoup is a predation data portal with an online visualisation interface. Created in 2019 in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Pastoral Network and the Union for the Protection of Pastoral and Rural Activities (USAPR), […]

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23 / 06 / 2020

The EU Report on the Impact of Demographic Change is out

The European Commission published on June 17, 2020, its Report on the Impact of Demographic Change in the EU. Coordinated by Dubravka Šuica, European Commissioner for Democracy and Demography, this report outlines the main challenges […]

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27 / 05 / 2020

Farm to Fork Strategy published

The European Commission published its communication on the Farm to Fork Strategy on May 20, 2020. Initially expected for March 2020, this strategy addressing the issue of sustainability along the food production value chain, was […]

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15 / 05 / 2020

Rørosrein: a taste of tradition and diversification

Around 30.000 wild reindeers can be counted in Norway. The natural surroundings of Røros are the historical area for reindeer breeding. In the middle North part of Norway, between Trondheim and Elga, 26 families are […]

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14 / 05 / 2020

Euromontana shares its long-term vision for mountain rural areas

The European Commission is expected to publish its communication on the “long-term vision for rural areas” during the first semester 2021. The long-term vision for rural areas is coordinated by Vice-President Dubravka Šuica, European Commissioner […]

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29 / 04 / 2020

Interview of the month: meeting with Prof. Radu Rey, Senator of Euromontana

University professor and researcher, Prof Radu Rey played a major part in the development of policies addressing mountain areas in Romania and Europe. He founded in 1989 the Romanian Mountain Area Commission – first Romanian […]

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24 / 04 / 2020

How to demonstrate solidarity in mountain areas during the COVID-19 crisis? Get inspired by some initiatives

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, mountain communities face unprecedented challenges due to the lockdown and isolation. The situation brings social difficulties for people, even more those living in remote areas, and financial ones for […]

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16 / 04 / 2020

How to support mountain agriculture during the COVID-19 crisis? Get inspired by some initiatives

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers face various issues to continue feeding people but also to find alternative distribution channels for their products. With the closure of markets in many countries and the […]

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9 / 04 / 2020

CAP ANC payments protect water and biodiversity

On March 27, 2020, the European Commission published two reports (written by Alliance Environnement) analysing the impacts of the 2014-2020 Common Agriculture Policy on water and biodiversity in the European Union. In these reports, a […]

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24 / 03 / 2020

EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fork strategies postponed

In the current context due to COVID-19, the European Commission will focus its activities on a limited number of files in the coming weeks. On March 18, 2020, the European Commission published a list of […]

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19 / 03 / 2020

EIP-AGRI Call for interest: show how mountain farming can be carbon neutral

The European Innovation Partnership for Agriculture (EIP-AGRI) is organising a one-and-a-half-day workshop “Towards carbon neutral agriculture” on 09 and 10 September 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia. In view of the event, the EIP-AGRI is looking for […]

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12 / 03 / 2020

2020 work programme of the European Commission: make your voice heard

On January 29, 2020, the new European Commission published its annual work programme, forecasting several communications and new strategies in the coming months of crucial importance for our mountain areas. The new strategies announced will […]

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26 / 02 / 2020

Farm to Fork Strategy: be ready by the end of March

As part of the new European Green Deal, DG SANTE will publish a “Farm to Fork” strategy in spring 2020, in close cooperation with DG AGRI and DG MARE in particular. This article sets out […]

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18 / 02 / 2020

Cuts to rural development budget unacceptable

The Rural Coalition and Coalition of European Agriregions deem the recently proposed cut to rural development funding to be unacceptable and call on the policy-makers to review this approach ahead of the summit on 20th […]

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Euromontana sur Twitter

Towards an international platform for #Agritourism? 👩‍🌾 Follow the Facebook Live event organised tomorrow by @EURAC !
📆 Sept 25
⏰ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
https://t.co/blaiq8AYdF

Our member @dpteruel is involved with us in the @interregeurope project @Silver_SMEs to improve the quality of life of #olderadults in rural & mountainous areas! 🌄👩‍🦳
Discover the challenges of #ageing in Teruel in this first regional infographic 👇

📝A territorial contract between cities and their hinterland is the best – if not the only – way to pursue harmonious economic development that avoids the twin pitfalls of:

1⃣ #congestion🚗 and
2⃣ #depopulation👴👵

🔎Read our proposals : https://t.co/FvMw1xYO6K

Our director, Marie Clotteau, is a member of #Rural2040! Her final message today:
Let’s turn our wishes into real policy targets and actions! Be active, suggest ambitious targets for this term vision for #ruralareas and show that a better and more resilient future is possible 🏔

Our director, Marie Clotteau, is a member of #Rural2040! Her dream for 2040:
👉vibrant mountains with people who live, work, travel
👉a 100% Internet coverage
👉enhanced social & technical innovations
👉a smarter economy towards #carbonneutrality
👉equal #education opportunities

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