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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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9 / 10 / 2018

Cultural heritage: an asset rooted in the territory synonymous with attractiveness and the future for our mountains ! 

It is time to better preserve and valorise mountain cultural heritage and to turn it into a driving force for future development, to revitalise mountain areas and strengthen their attractiveness. From 25 to 27 September […]

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5 days ago

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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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