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18 / 10 / 2021

Euromontana presents recommendations to preserve mountain grasslands and pastoralism

On 7th October 2021, Euromontana participated to the virtual event “From transhumance to shepherd schools: environmental, cultural and economic value of pastoralism” organised in the framework of the Interreg Italy-France Maritime Cambio Via project. This […]

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6 / 10 / 2021

Mountain grasslands: OREKA MENDIAN’s report and recommendations out!

In October 2021, the EU LIFE project OREKA MENDIAN published its final report “An overview of sustainable practices for the management of mountain grasslands in Europe”. Opened by Herbert Dorfmann, Member of the European Parliament, […]

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2 / 07 / 2021

Agreement reached on post-2022 CAP

Last 25th June 2021, negotiators finally came with a deal on the post-2022 Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), which was then endorsed by the Agriculture Council on Monday 28th.   Key elements of the deal One […]

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1 / 07 / 2021

Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: an achievement for the mountains?

The European Commission published its Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas on 30th June 2021. Announced in September 2019 by the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, the Vision is the new flagship […]

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30 / 06 / 2021

New EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: a welcomed political will but timid progress

Today, the European Commission published its Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas . Euromontana has been advocating for a long time for a European Rural Agenda that would take into consideration the specificities of the different […]

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23 / 06 / 2021

Euromontana advocates for mountain products’ sustainability for the future Promotion Policy

Announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the review of the EU Agricultural Promotion Policy is currently being undertaken by the European Commission. The Promotion Policy provides funding to producers’ organisations to […]

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22 / 06 / 2021

New step towards 2026 as the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

The Mongolian government proposed to make of 2026 the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) at international level. The proposal is mobilising 18 States and more than 264 supporting organisations in the world and […]

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16 / 06 / 2021

For an EU Action Plan for Pastoralism

On 14 June 2021, the European Committee of the Regions, with the support of Euromontana, the Yolda Initiative and the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) Regional Support Group for Europe, held the conference […]

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1 / 06 / 2021

Community-based restoration of mountain terraces

In the Troodos mountains in Cyprus, agriculture is often made possible by the presence of terraces. Yet, their condition is deteriorating due to land abandonment and the rise of temperatures in the region. Mountain communities […]

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21 / 05 / 2021

Euromontana presents initiatives for a better management of grasslands

On 11th May 2021, Euromontana participated to the online forum of the Mixed Technological Unit for “Resources and transformations of Mediterranean pastoral livestock” (UMT Pasto) – a cooperation structure that gathers since 2014 research organisations, […]

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11 / 05 / 2021

Smart Villages: join the new SmartAlps network!

The Interreg Alpine Space project SMARTVillages held its final conference on the 29th April 2021. From 2018 to 2021, this project contributed to the development of the Smart Villages concept and to its adaptation to […]

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30 / 04 / 2021

Pastoral schools on the rise: Italy welcomes the “Scuola Nazionale di Pastorizia”

Transferring pastoral knowledge to preserve vibrant rural areas Over millennia, pastoral societies have accumulated knowledge and skills on how to successfully manage pastoral systems. Their work contributes to maintain vibrant rural areas, benefitting the rural […]

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26 / 04 / 2021

Heavy centralisation risks shifting new Common Agricultural Policy away from citizens and business needs

CoR press release 23/04/2021​ As the discussions on the role of regions in the future CAP enter the trilogue phase, the European Committee of the Regions ask the Council and the Commission to fall in […]

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20 / 04 / 2021

OREKA MENDIAN Booklet of good practices is out!

In April 2021, OREKA MENDIAN published a booklet of good practices showcasing 31 inspiring examples for the sustainable management of mountain grasslands gathered across 18 European countries. These good practices will inspire farmers, breeders and […]

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16 / 04 / 2021

European regions must have a central role in the governance, management and delivery of the future CAP!

Press release 15/04/2021 On the eve of the first trilogue negotiations on the territorial dimension and the governance of the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the Agriregions Coalition, AREFLH, AREPO and Euromontana, representing together more […]

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Améliorer les perspectives des #jeunes vivant en #montagne !
Les #communes suisses ont jusqu'au mois décembre pour déposer leur candidature, afin d'obtenir le label du #SAB : "Commune de montagne - La jeunesse, notre avenir".
https://t.co/6JbnxgcZbm

This morning our Director Marie Clotteau was invited to exchange on the Long-Term Vision for #RuralAreas during an hearing at the French @Senat, where Senator @patrice_joly is preparing a resolution on the #LTVRA

🔥 New EU project 🔥
With FIRE-RES we have 4 years to increase Europe's resilience towards #ForestFires! 35 partners to set up 11 Living Labs and innovate to protect forest 🌲
https://t.co/n1NLCGkJdK

Retrouvez le 1er de 3 podcast en français sur la stratégie de l’Union européenne pour la Région Alpine.
Au programme de celui-ci : la jeunesse.

https://t.co/cmAFg8bQlJ

Une création @_Eusalp avec @euradio_fr

@ANCTerritoires @auvergnerhalpes @Euromontana #Alpes @UEFrance

Problématiques de mobilité en milieu rural =manque d'attention spécifique dont l'Europe pourrait se faire l'activateur tant les enjeux sont comparables. Ici colloque montagne @Euromontana, présentation du programme SMARTA et aussi des solutions comme @RezoPouce

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