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News – Mountain Products

16 / 02 / 2024

2024 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: funding opportunities for mountain products

The 2024 calls for proposals for the annual agricultural products promotion programme are launched! These calls are an opportunity for farming organisations to promote mountain products through ambitious and creative communication campaigns. Through these campaigns, […]

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1 / 06 / 2023

Take the new questionnaire on the impact of the Optional Quality Term “mountain product”!

As part of the Horizon 2020 MOVING project, the Association of European Region for Products of Origin (AREPO) in close collaboration with Euromontana and Highclere Consulting, launches a survey on the Optional Quality Term “mountain product”. […]

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15 / 05 / 2023

The EU to label craft and industrial geographical indications

The European Union institutions have reached an agreement in early May on non-agricultural geographical indications. The protection of European craft and industrial products has been discussed for several years, with reports and studies published from […]

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14 / 02 / 2023

“Good for biodiversity, good for the climate: hay milk, simply good”: promoting the environmental sustainability of mountain foods

Mountain products are generally considered by consumers to be very tasty, but the general public is not necessarily aware of their sustainability. Yet mountain farming provides many ecosystem services, including for protection of biodiversity. Austrian […]

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2 / 02 / 2023

2023 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: funding opportunities for mountain products

The calls for proposals for the EU 2023 agricultural products promotion programme are launched! These calls are an opportunity for farming organisations to promote mountain products through ambitious and creative communication campaigns. Through these campaigns, […]

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17 / 02 / 2022

2022 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: funding opportunities for mountain products

On 1st and 2nd February 2022, the European Research Executive Agency held the Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2022 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The promotion policy calls are an […]

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4 / 11 / 2021

Cultural heritage can drive development and innovation in mountain areas says Euromontana

Mountains cover nearly 30% of the EU territory. Together with rural and remote areas they are home to 57% of the population and account for 46% of the gross added value produced in the EU […]

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23 / 06 / 2021

Euromontana advocates for mountain products’ sustainability for the future Promotion Policy

Announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the review of the EU Agricultural Promotion Policy is currently being undertaken by the European Commission. The Promotion Policy provides funding to producers’ organisations to […]

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21 / 05 / 2021

Euromontana presents initiatives for a better management of grasslands

On 11th May 2021, Euromontana participated to the online forum of the Mixed Technological Unit for “Resources and transformations of Mediterranean pastoral livestock” (UMT Pasto) – a cooperation structure that gathers since 2014 research organisations, […]

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27 / 04 / 2021

Revision of the Promotion Policy for Agricultural products: get involved to maintain the opportunity for mountain products!

The EU Promotion Policy, that promotes agricultural products within and outside the European Union, is being revised with the objective to make it more sustainable. The Promotion Policy is an opportunity to publicise the unique […]

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12 / 02 / 2021

2021 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: new opportunities for mountain products

On January 28 and 29, 2021, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the EU (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2021 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. […]

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27 / 01 / 2021

‘Cuisinons notre région’: from farm to fork in mass catering services

More than 6 million meals are taken in schools, institutions and companies’ canteens every year in the Canton of Valais (according to the latest study by the Federal Statistical Office in 2009). Mass catering therefore […]

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10 / 12 / 2020

The revision of Geographical Indication schemes: what will change for agricultural and non-agricultural products?

In May 2020, the European Commission published its Farm to Fork Strategy, aiming at designing a fair, healthy, and environmentally friendly food system. Among the measures announced in this Strategy is the Commission’s intention to […]

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10 / 11 / 2020

Get involved in the revision process of Geographical Indications schemes

As announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the European Commission wants to enhance the visibility of Geographical Indications (GIs) by empowering producer groups, reviewing ways to promote and protect the EUs’ […]

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8 / 10 / 2020

Quality must not be neglected on the packaging of food products

Nutrition labelling, an overview of the European situation The nutriscore is a front-of-package label for food products that assigns them a score from A to E based on the nutritional value of their ingredients. Applied […]

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🚨 Call for Session Contributors | DEADLINE: 1 MarchAre you passionate about environmental challenges and prospects for sustainable mountain regions? Share your insights and experiences at the MOVING Scientific Conference!📝 Submit your abstract (500 words) to moving.coord@uco.es by specifying your preferred session:➡️ Environmental challenges of mountain areas➡️ Value chain contribution to #resilience and #Sustainability➡️ The future of mountain areas💡 Don't miss this unique opportunity to exchange insights with the MOVING project and shape the future of mountain regions.All the details: bit.ly/3IaCrjq#MountainsMatter ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you heard about the pioneering school for shepherds and breeders in Italy? 🐑 The #LIFEProject @LIFE ShepForBio has created this initiative to teach participants the best practices for conserving pastoral habitats in three Italian regions ⛰️ Discover their work preserving our #Natura2000 sites 👉 bit.ly/4bFvggU#ShepForBio ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 Save the Date! 🌟 Join us for an introductory online meeting on 21 February at 11:00 CET as we embark on a journey towards preserving the rich heritage of Carpathian pastoralism. Key Objectives of the Meeting: 🔹 Presenting the mandate of the Carpathian Convention and fostering cooperation for inscribing Carpathian pastoralism in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List of Humanity. 🔹 Sharing international experiences from the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralism (IYRP2026) and Romania's process for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO. 🔹 Discussing avenues for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO ICH or other means to promote Carpathian pastoralism. If you're passionate about preserving Carpathian pastoralism and keen to contribute, reach out to the Secretariat at info.carpathianconvention@un.org to join the conversation! 📸Photo by Sabrina Wisian🌾🏞️ #CulturalHeritage #UNESCO #CarpathianPastoralism ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for the upcoming LIFE Shepforbio online Discussion Forum, connecting pastoral schools, stakeholders and networks across Europe! 🐑 📅 22 February 2024 from 10:00 - 12:30 CET🔍On the Agenda:• Discussing a platform for the exchange of pastoral knowledge• The role of pastoral schools in regional & cross-regional initiativesAre you interested in joining and want to receive more details? DM us! 📧 Looking forward to seeing you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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