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News – Agriculture and Rural Development

5 / 02 / 2019

Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product”: where do we stand in the different Member States?

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

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15 / 01 / 2019

The Committee of the Regions calls for strong rural development to overcome the challenges face by territories

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) adopted an opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy  (CAP) on 5 December 2018 in which it emphasised the need for a fairer, more sustainable and more inclusive CAP. According […]

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17 / 12 / 2018

Interview of the month: Meeting Windy K. Moe from the Eastern Norway Research Institute

Windy K. Moe is a mountain farmer as well as the person in charge of communication for the Eastern Norway Research Institute, one of Euromontana’s members. In this interview, we will learn more about how […]

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14 / 12 / 2018

Internship opportunity – Pastoralism – March 2019

Euromontana is recruiting an intern to work on pastoralism, starting in March 2019.   Position: Intern Study Officer You will be under the responsibility of the Project Officer of Euromontana and your responsibilities will include: […]

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12 / 12 / 2018

Silver SMEs publishes its first newsletter

  Did you know that the Silver Economy accounted for over 78 million of jobs in the EU in 2015? That almost half of all women aged 85 and over were living alone in the […]

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11 / 12 / 2018

Sign the AlpFoodway project’s petition to support the nomination of Alpine food heritage on the UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage list

In October 2018, the AlpFoodway project officially initiated the process for inscribing Alpine food heritage on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List. The project partners hope that this inscription will be the end result of this […]

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27 / 11 / 2018

Marisa’s testimony: “A life in the mountains”

Thanks to our SIMRA research project, on social innovation in marginalized rural areas, we had the opportunity to hear from Marisa Rodriguez, a Spanish woman from the Leon region, who is one of the founders […]

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16 / 11 / 2018

Innovation in rural development: feedback from the Operational Groups seminar and the innovation thematic group

During the third week of October 2018, the EIP-AGRI organised a seminar focusing on the Operational Groups (OG) as well as the 12th meeting of the subgroup on innovation in Spoleto (Italy). These events were […]

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14 / 11 / 2018

New call for proposals funding information measures on CAP

The European Commission has recently released the new call for proposals funding information measures on CAP. The proposal for information measures shall illustrate how the CAP contributes towards the delivery of the Commission’s political priorities. […]

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12 / 11 / 2018

Register for the next RUMRA breakfast on decarbonisation

The RUMRA Intergroup (rural, mountainous and remote areas) in the European Parliament   and the Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative are pleased to invite you to a breakfast debate hosted by Mercedes Bresso, […]

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30 / 10 / 2018

Salt Production System of Añana in the Basque Country

A Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System In November 2017, the FAO declared the Salt Valle Salado, located in the town of Salinas de Añana (Basque Country, in Spain) as the first European Globally Important Agricultural […]

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24 / 10 / 2018

Fostering local development in the Mediterranean via tourism and cultural heritage

Tourism and cultural heritage are two strong vectors of local development, which was explained at length during a session of the European Week of Cities and Regions 2018. Indeed, the Mediterranean basin is the 1st […]

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18 / 10 / 2018

Proceedings of the XI European Mountain Convention are now available

From 25 to 27 September 2018, nearly 200 mountain stakeholders from all over Europe gathered in Vatra Dornei, Romania, to participate in the European Mountain Convention on “Cultural Heritage as an Engine for Creativity, Innovation and […]

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16 / 10 / 2018

The Italian “Mountain product” logo is now available

With the release, by the Ministry, of the common logo, Italian mountain producers have now all the normative references for the use of the optional quality term “Mountain product”. The Italian Ministry for agriculture, food, […]

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12 / 10 / 2018

The world’s first international Congress on Agritourism at Eurac

Farm holidays, or agritourism for short, have been experiencing a significant increase in overnight stays for years. At the same time, it is more and more developing into a high-quality holiday offer. The striving for […]

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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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