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News – Agriculture and Rural Development

22 / 01 / 2021

Policy recommendations to drive Alpine villages on the road to smartness

The Alpine Space SMARTVillages project published its policy recommendations to support the development of Smart Villages in the alpine area. Discussed during the project’s international conference in November 2020, these recommendations will be handed out […]

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21 / 01 / 2021

Post-2020 CAP: eco-schemes should support mountain farming

Eco-schemes are a new tool under pilar 1 of the post-2020 CAP; aiming at greening the CAP, they are compulsory for Member States in their Strategic Plans but not mandatory for farmers. Member States are […]

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17 / 12 / 2020

Results-based agri-environment payment schemes to protect mountain grasslands

In the Târnava Mare and Pogányhavas regions, Romania, mountain grasslands’ species are endangered due to the deterioration of habitats. To protect the biodiversity of these mountain areas, the Fundatia ADEPT worked with the Romanian government […]

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16 / 12 / 2020

Cooperation agreed between Euromontana and the Carpathian Convention

Euromontana is pleased to have endorsed in December 2020 a Memorandum of Understanding with the Carpathian Convention in December 2020. Euromontana and the Carpathian Convention will further collaborate in the future to exchange knowledge and […]

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14 / 12 / 2020

Join OREKA MENDIAN’s online training on mountain grasslands’ conservation!

On 17 December, as part of the LIFE project OREKA MENDIAN, will be held online a course on “Biodiversity of mountain grasslands and extensive livestock farming”. This training aims to enhance the importance of protected […]

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8 / 12 / 2020

Organise your workshop to contribute to the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas!

The European Commission should present its Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas in June 2021. Before doing so, the EU Commission wants to encourage rural stakeholders to share their own vision of vibrant rural areas in […]

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3 / 12 / 2020

Can the EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas result in a real European Rural Agenda?

More than 140 rural development stakeholders gathered on November 27, 2020, in the online conference “A European Rural Agenda is urgently needed for rural areas after COVID crisis”. Co-organised by the RUMRA & Smart Villages […]

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1 / 12 / 2020

A rural agenda is urgently needed for rural areas after COVID crisis

Press release of the European Committee of the Regions The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Parliament Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas (RUMRA)&smart villages at the European Parliament with the supports […]

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30 / 11 / 2020

Where do we stand in the CAP negotiations?

The last meeting of the Civil Dialogue Group on Rural development was organised on 20th November 2020. During this meeting Dominique Fayel Vice-President of Euromontana was elected as Chair of the Civil Dialogue Group on […]

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24 / 11 / 2020

Euromontana discusses the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas with Vice-President Šuica

On November 19, 2020, the RUMRA & Smart Village intergroup, of which Euromontana is a supporting organisation, met with Vice-President Dubravka Šuica, European Commissioner for Democracy & Demography in order to feed the European Commission’s […]

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19 / 11 / 2020

Euromontana presents its Long-Term Vision for Mountains’ 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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10 / 11 / 2020

Get involved in the revision process of Geographical Indications schemes

As announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the European Commission wants to enhance the visibility of Geographical Indications (GIs) by empowering producer groups, reviewing ways to promote and protect the EUs’ […]

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30 / 10 / 2020

Call for papers: focused issue on Pastoralism and rangelands in mountains

The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021–2030), and the proposal for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists to be celebrated in 2026 all emphasize the importance of pastoral […]

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23 / 10 / 2020

Establishment of CAP Strategic Plans: are stakeholders really involved?

Member States have started to establish their CAP Strategic Plans, even if the final regulations for the CAP were still under discussions this week (a crucial vote took place at the European Parliament while the […]

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22 / 10 / 2020

How to improve the management of permanent grassland? Presentation of OREKA MENDIAN’s results at the pastoralism forum

The Euro-Alpine Forum on Pastoralism was organised on 8 October 2020 in Grenoble, France by SUACI Montagn’Alpes with the support of EUSALP. During this event, stakeholders shared different initiatives on various topics including food sovereignty […]

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📣 Learn more on #innovation and #employment in rural areas by joining the final conference of the @interregeurope P-IRIS project on February 11
👇 Full programme and link to join 👇
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The European Commission published a list of eligible measures under the new eco-schemes of the #post2020CAP including silvopastoral systems, transhumance, low intensity grass-based livestock system & more 👇
https://t.co/mYgoIN923U

🌱 Mountain biosphere reserves & the #GreenDeal 👉 Relive last week's webinar through the report and recording from the event and see how to build #SmartMountains

@PerthCollegeUHI @UNESCO_MAB @chefs4the
https://t.co/Zw75aZFTfe

Super collection of inspiring initiatives and good practices from @Euromontana highlighting a diverse range of alternatives for the sustainable recovery of European mountain areas! Download it here: https://t.co/2MjdB1XO3Y

Inspiring ideas today during our webinar on #SmartMountains and Biosphere Reserves, with examples of initiatives from @Punto3Srl and @chefs4the for good food and regional products in our restaurants💡A true vision of the #FarmToFork in mountain areas🍎🌄

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