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News – Mountain Products

15 / 05 / 2020

Rørosrein: a taste of tradition and diversification

Around 30.000 wild reindeers can be counted in Norway. The natural surroundings of Røros are the historical area for reindeer breeding. In the middle North part of Norway, between Trondheim and Elga, 26 families are […]

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23 / 04 / 2020

EU Geographical Indications represent a sales value of €74.76 billion

On April 20th 2020, the European Commission published the “Study on the economic value of EU quality schemes, geographical indications (GIs) and traditional specialties guaranteed (TSGs)” in order to update and expand the previous study […]

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23 / 03 / 2020

Discover the Bulgarian logo for the optional quality term “mountain products”

Mountainous areas in Bulgaria cover 53.3% of the overall surface and account for nearly 38% of all utilized agricultural areas. In light on the relevance of mountains areas for its national economy, Bulgaria has been […]

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11 / 02 / 2020

EUSALP: Euromontana at a round table on short circuits

On 4 February in Lyon, France, the French presidency of EUSALP (macro strategy for the Alps) was launched. A round table discussion was held on the topic of “What short circuits for agricultural and forestry […]

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4 / 02 / 2020

Promote mountain products within the 2020 promotion policy calls!

On January 30, 2020, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the EU (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2020 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The promotion […]

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13 / 12 / 2019

GPS tracking for grazing herds: increasing consumers’ trust in sustainable animal products

Pastoralism faces a wide range of different challenges in Europe, from land use to climate change and large herds management. In Thessaly, Greece, cooperation Terra Thessalia developed a GPS tracking system in Thessaly to facilitate […]

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16 / 10 / 2019

The European Union joins the international act on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications

EU institutions officially approved the accession of the European Union to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement, a multilateral treaty for the protection of geographical indications managed by the World Intellectual Property Organisation. An […]

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31 / 05 / 2019

Territorial brands in the Alpine region: a chance for a better valorisation of regional products?

Branding and labelling mountain products answer various needs:  clarification for consumers, protection of producers and promotion of traditional know-hows and local identities. Territorial brands are thus flourishing, including in the Alpine region. To better understand […]

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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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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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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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25 / 03 / 2019

Interview of the month: meeting with Bruno Douniès, from the APM (France)

The Association Porc Montagne (APM) is a French association created in 1997 to bring together representatives of the mountain swine industry through professional colleges of the sector. We met Bruno Douniès, Coordinator of the association, […]

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21 / 02 / 2019

Get ready for the 2019 promotion policy calls!

On February 7th, 2019, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2019 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The deadline for applications submission […]

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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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15 / 02 / 2019

Romania has established a national logo for the optional quality term ”Mountain Product”

On February 5th 2019, Romania announced the creation of a specific logo for the quality term “mountain product” in the Official Journal of Romania. The Order of the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development no. […]

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The EU sets new targets to protect #biodiversity by 2030, with measures on:
🌱Protected and strictly protected areas
👩‍🌾Agricultural practices
🌲Forest biomass use
Discover how the #BiodiversityStrategy affects mountain areas in our latest article 👇
https://t.co/TAivGtiaoF

Le projet #SmartVillages est candidat pour les Regiostars 2020. Pour le soutenir, vous pouvez aller sur la page https://t.co/codAyahUGC, chercher "village" et cliquer💙
Le projet est une initiative stratégique de l'Espace alpin @_Eusalp et il est géré par le #SAB @Promontagna.

Want to make a real difference towards the #sustainability of mountain regions? Places are still available for @ThinkUHI' online Master starting in September! 📣
👇 More info on modules' content, entry requirements, course flexibility and certification 👇
https://t.co/LgeV2kMBIW

The #FarmtoFork Strategy is published! See in our article the proposed measures on:
🐑 promotion policy & sustainable livestock production
🧀 sustainable criteria for Geographical Indications
👩‍🌾 chemical inputs & agroecology
https://t.co/M0eLO98JdG

The Province of Teruel is organising its 4th stakeholders meeting online on May 28 from 11:00 📆 Join the discussion to learn more on the #SilverEconomy and to discover examples and #goodpractices from SILVER SMES in Aragon 👇
https://t.co/KloT3JeEyz

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