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News – Agriculture and Rural Development

6 / 06 / 2019

Smart Villages: follow the guide!

The European Network for Rural Development published new briefings on Smart Villages earlier this month, offering guidance to national, regional and local policymakers on the implementation of the concept. Smart Villages has been a topic […]

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31 / 05 / 2019

How to address rural depopulation in mountain areas?

How to combat depopulation and make rural areas vibrant again? This was the question addressed during the ENRD Workshop on May 21, 2019. The event explored the role of Rural Development Programmes and other EU […]

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22 / 05 / 2019

From farm to fork: Romania launches on-farm Local Gastronomic Points

In 2019 Romania adopted a new set of measures facilitating the promotion of local products and enabling farmers to set Local Gastronomic Points on their lands. The package aims at encouraging rural development as well […]

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14 / 05 / 2019

How can multifunctionality address the challenges of mountain farming?

In times of increasing challenges of the social and economic viability of European farms, especially those in mountainous and remote areas, an option worth considering is multifunctional farming. By diversifying their activities, farmers can secure […]

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10 / 05 / 2019

EU food quality schemes: have your say!

The European Commission’s Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) published a new roadmap on quality schemes. The roadmap’s purpose is to assess how effective, efficient, relevant and consistent quality schemes are regarding […]

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8 / 05 / 2019

Transhumance as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage?

The wide range of practices, know-hows, skills, ethnographic elements, toponyms, festivals, gastronomy, and events linked to transhumance, together with its socio-environmental benefits, has prompted Italy, Austria and Greece to present Transhumance as a candidate for […]

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19 / 04 / 2019

Innovation and agriculture in 2019 and beyond

On Thursday 7 March 2019, the 13th meeting of the EIP-AGRI sub-group on innovation for agricultural productivity and sustainability was held in Brussels. This meeting was an opportunity to take stock of past activities and […]

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18 / 04 / 2019

Inspiring rural networking

On April 11 and 12, 2019, ENRD organised in Brussels an event NetworX – inspiring rural Europe event. Euromontana actively participated to those two inspiring days of rural networking.   Networking to “de-Brusselize” rural development […]

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3 / 04 / 2019

How can rural be inspirational? Choose your favourite project now

The Rural Inspiration Awards recognise inspiring initiatives funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) that demonstrate the contribution of rural development policy towards a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive rural Europe. The […]

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29 / 03 / 2019

The EU ready to legislate on a worldwide protection of Geographical Indications?

On March 14, 2019, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission reached a political agreement on the rules that lay down how the EU will operate as a member of the Geneva Act. […]

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19 / 03 / 2019

How to drive rural and mountain areas towards sustainability?

Last March 14, 2019, Euromontana participated to the joint conference of the European Economic and Social Committee and the European Rural Parliament “Making rural areas the engines of a sustainable Europe”. The event aimed at […]

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8 / 03 / 2019

The green architecture of the CAP: challenges and threats for mountain areas

A CAP reform usually means a reform of the green architecture of the CAP and the post-2020 reform is no exception. Even more so, as one of the general objectives for the next CAP is […]

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19 / 02 / 2019

Enhancing the cultural heritage of mountain areas: a new booklet of good practices

Inspired by the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the Schignano Workshop (Province of Como, Italy) and from the XI European Mountain Convention, ERSAF (the Lombardy regional body for agricultural and forestry services) published a […]

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6 / 02 / 2019

Advanced International Course on Social Innovation in Rural Areas

A one-week training course will be organised in the framework of the H2020 EU-funded project Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ-CIHEAM) on 18-22 November 2019 to […]

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6 / 02 / 2019

How is the LEADER approach applied in the Western Balkan countries?

Find out how the LEADER approach is applied in Western Balkan countries in a recent publication produced by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SWG): “From a local initiative to […]

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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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