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Key messages from the PEGASUS Final Conference [21 / 02 / 2018]

On 7 February 2018, more than 120 people representing national authorities, EU institutions, the agricultural and forestry sectors, academics as well as NGOs and think tanks gathered in Brussels to contribute to an evolving policy […]

Have your say on Rural Development Programmes: consultation is opened [20 / 02 / 2018]

The European Commission has opened a public consultation to allow citizens and organisations from across the EU to give their feedback on the effectiveness of the Rural Development Programmes that were funded from the Common […]

How Can Social Innovation Support “The Future of Food and Farming”? Read SIMRA first Policy Brief [19 / 02 / 2018]

The H2020 project, SIMRA – Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas – has just published its first policy brief. Based upon evidence emerging collected in the SIMRA project, this research project, in which Euromontana is […]

Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products: be ready for the 2018 submission [14 / 02 / 2018]

On 12th November 2017, the European Commission adopted the 2018 Promotion programme for agricultural products of the European Union. The budget was increased from 142,5 million euros in 2017 to 188,5 million Euros in 2018. […]

Boosting growth in EU border regions: the call for pilot border solutions “B-solutions” is now open [13 / 02 / 2018]

B-solutions is a 2-years initiative to tackle legal and administrative border obstacles along EU internal borders promoted by DG REGIO, as one of the 10 actions proposed in the referred Communication Boosting growth and cohesion in EU […]

How can farming and forestry deliver more public goods? Discover PEGASUS toolkit [12 / 02 / 2018]

Pegasus releases a Toolkit to help stakeholders planning local initiatives to encourage more sustainable farming and forestry. Learning from examples around Europe, the H2020 PEGASUS project has identified a set of common principles and supporting […]

Welcome to our new member: the Alliance of Italian Cooperatives [8 / 02 / 2018]

The Alliance of Italian Cooperatives (ACI) joined Euromontana few months ago. ACI, in Italian Alleanza delle Cooperative Italiane, is the national co-ordination of the most representative associations of Italian cooperative movement (Agci, Confcooperative, Legacoop). ACI […]

How a Geographical Information System can assist foresters in mountain forest management? [30 / 01 / 2018]

Forests are already a very important renewable resource. As demand for renewable resources increases, in the future, forests will have to be managed to maximize output while ensuring forest sustainability. The use of different technological […]

Register now for this new postgraduate course on Sustainable Tourism for Mountain Areas (Italy) [26 / 01 / 2018]

The Mountain University – the Edolo campus of the University of Milan, the University of Eastern Piedmont, in collaboration with the University of Tuscia, launch the post-graduate degree course on Sustainable Tourism for Mountain Areas. This post graduate […]

Interview of the month: Meeting Bernat Claramunt from CREAF (Spain) [26 / 01 / 2018]

CREAF stands for Ecological and Forestry Applications Research Centre, it is an independent public research centre conducting research in the field of land ecology. Founded in 1987 in Catalonia, Spain, CREAF is a consortium formed […]

Calls for Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products 2018 just launched [25 / 01 / 2018]

The calls for proposals to promote European agricultural products throughout the world and within the EU are open up to the 12 April 2018. Submissions will have to be done via the Participant Portal. The […]

Have your say on the future of mountain pastoralism ! [24 / 01 / 2018]

Pastoralism is a traditional and extensive livestock farming activity, practised in mountainous areas in particular. This form of breeding enables the development of territories with low agronomic value, difficult to access or non-mechanisable, and thus […]

New platform to help boosting growth in EU border regions [23 / 01 / 2018]

The European Commission has just launched a new platform to share good practices for boosting growth in EU border regions and create a professional network of EU border stakeholders. This European professional platform is part […]

From Horizon 2020 to FP9: lessons learnt from the mid-term evaluation [18 / 01 / 2018]

The European Commission has recently released the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation “maximising the impact of EU research and innovation”. The evaluation draws the lessons learnt to maximise the impact of future framework programmes. The evaluation […]

Give your opinion on EU Cohesion Policy: consultation is now open [17 / 01 / 2018]

The European Commission has just launched a public consultation on EU funds in the area of cohesion to design comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. The […]