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14 / 04 / 2021

For 2026 as the International Year of Rangelands & Pastoralists: Euromontana supports the initiative

In 2020, EU Member States as a bloc agreed to support the idea of an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) in 2026, during the 27th session of the FAO Committee on Agriculture and […]

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18 / 03 / 2021

4 working axes to expect in the EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas

The European Commission is expected to publish its Communication on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas in June 2021. With two months to go, where do we stand in the discussions on the Long-Term Vision […]

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15 / 03 / 2021

EP Think Tank underlines Euromontana’s contribution to the Smart Villages concept

The Smart Villages concept, developed under the 2016 Cork Declaration, has been more and more tested and implemented in rural areas. The approach is an additional tool for territorial development and can contribute to bridging […]

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26 / 02 / 2021

CAP negotiations and Long Term Vision: feedback from the last expert group on rural development

The last Civil Dialogue Group on Rural Development, chaired by Dominique Fayel from Euromontana, was organised on 11th February 2021. During this meeting, the current state of play of the CAP negotiations, such as the […]

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23 / 02 / 2021

Key P-IRIS’ messages about rural innovation networks

By Lars Hustveit, Vestland County Municipality The Interreg Europe P-IRIS project, focused on policies to improve the efficiency of innovation networks in rural areas, held its final conference on February 11, 2021 to present the […]

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10 / 02 / 2021

Low-carbon dairy farm: reducing the climate impact of milk production in the mountains

« Ferme laitière bas carbone », literally Low Carbon Dairy Farm aims to promote agricultural practices and actions to reduce by 20% the carbon footprint of milk production by 2025. This French approach is led by the […]

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2 / 02 / 2021

Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: where do we stand?

The Communication of the Commission on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas (LTVRA) is planned for June 2021. To prepare this Communication, a roadmap and a public consultation were open in the Autumn 2020. Mario […]

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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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Key messages from Marie-Antoinette Maupertuis President of Assemblea di Corsica and Władysław Ortyl President of Podkarpackie - serwis samorządu województwa this morning at #Montana174 conference on Cohesion Policy in mountain areas 🌄👉 Mountains face specific challenges and infrastructure costs are higher👉 There should be an earmarking of funds for mountain areas 👉 Local people must be informed and trained to apply for Cohesion Policy funds👉 More support is needed for cross-border initiatives 🎥 Join us live from the European Committee of the Regions! ⬇us06web.zoom.us/j/81918000254?pwd=dFVZN29hdWprV3Q0eGZFUFQrQWpkZz09Programme ⬇www.euromontana.org/en/events/final-conference-how-to-foster-the-effective-uptake-of-cohesion-pol... ... See MoreSee Less
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🎥 We are live from the European Committee of the Regions ❗️Join us online for #Montana174's final conference & learn more on the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy in mountain areas 🌄Zoom link 👇us06web.zoom.us/j/81918000254?pwd=dFVZN29hdWprV3Q0eGZFUFQrQWpkZz09Programme 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/final-conference-how-to-foster-the-effective-uptake-of-cohesion-pol... ... See MoreSee Less
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📆 Our Montana174 project will be at the #EURegionsWeek !What tools and channels to use to easily and effectively explain Cohesion Policy to citizens? 🗨️We will discuss how to communicate on the 🇪🇺 cohesion funds in a workshop with Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa & EMA RTV - Onda Local de Andalucía Check out the programme and register 👇eu.app.swapcard.com/event/euregionsweek-2022/planning/UGxhbm5pbmdfOTYwMzg1 ... See MoreSee Less
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@Euromontana's Carla Lostrangio writes the newest @regstud Blog examining the opportunities for #Mountain #Regions from #CohesionPolicy programmes that have been tailored to the needs of mountain areas.

https://t.co/9SakjEZyN4

📢 #MOVING2020 is seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Researcher 🔎 to support the Project Coordinator in the scientific #management as well as to conduct #research in the field of #mountain sustainability and #resilience ⛰️

Check out all the details 👉 https://t.co/JPq1nqG6La

We will discuss how to maintain the attractiveness of our regions towards #youth & provide some insights from our mountain youth report! 🌄

📅 Join us online on 12 Oct 👇
https://t.co/YpOCmGCPPo

At #Montana174 event on #CohesionPolicy in mountain areas, @DPTeruel presented how the #ERDF boosts the development of the #SilverEconomy through our project! 📈

Find out more in their #cohesion stories⤵️
https://t.co/cTy5wpO125

ℹ️ More on SILVER #SMEs
https://t.co/LSCSl4y2O1

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Welcome to the #EUCAPNetwork!

@ENRD_CP, @EIPAGRI_SP & @ENRD_Evaluation are merging into a new network created to support #CAP strategic plans🤝

Let's #BloomTogether!🌻

The official launch event will take place in Brussels on 6 October 2022. Stay tuned!

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