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News – Mountain Products

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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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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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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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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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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6 / 08 / 2018

Valorisation of Mountain Products in Lombardy

ERSAF, the Italian regional agency for agriculture and forestry services, who has been collaborating with Euromontana for many years for the promotion and valorisation of mountain products, started an experimental project, with the Lombardy Region, to […]

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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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