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Dinara back to LIFE: restoring mountain grassland birds’ habitats [21 / 09 / 2022]

Mountain grasslands in Dalmatia are facing a loss of biodiversity due to the decrease of grazing practices. Rural migration and land abandonment are leading to the progressive reforestation of these pastures and to an increase […]

The European Rural Pact: what is it and how to get the mountains on board? [19 / 09 / 2022]

The creation of a Rural Pact was announced in June 2021 in the EU’s Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas. The Rural Pact is designed to involve all levels, including national, regional, and local authorities. It aims […]

Euromontana commits to the Rural Pact Community [13 / 07 / 2022]

Euromontana can help delivering on the Rural Pact. This was the message from our President Juanan Gutierrez at the Rural Pact conference in Brussels last 15 and 16 June. The Rural Pact is one of […]

Training unaccompanied minors to mountain jobs for a future in the Pyrenees [7 / 07 / 2022]

The Pyrenees are experiencing various socio-demographic trends in the mountains, including an ageing population, an exodus of young people and an increase in the number of unaccompanied minors. By offering training in traditional mountain sectors, […]

The EIP-AGRI is looking for experts on land abandonment, biodiversity, and social farming! [6 / 07 / 2022]

The agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) launched a call for 3 new Focus Groups: Enhancing the biodiversity on farmland through high-diversity landscape features: the Focus Group should contribute to reaching at least 10% of agricultural […]

Rural development does not sufficiently foster economic diversification, says European Court of Auditors [30 / 06 / 2022]

The Common Agriculture Policy does not contribute enough to diversifying the rural economy, recently concluded the European Court of Auditors in its special report on Durability in rural development. Through its Pilar 2, the CAP […]

How can Cohesion Policy help tackling brain drain in rural and mountainous areas? [28 / 06 / 2022]

On 21st June 2022, Euromontana co-organised with the RUMRA & Smart Villages intergroup the event “Rural brain drain: How can the Cohesion Policy help reverse the trend?”. Hosted by the Member of the European Parliament […]

Euromontana shares recommendations to tackle brain drain in mountain areas [23 / 06 / 2022]

In the framework of the European Year of Youth, the European Commission is currently working on a Communication on brain drain and how to mitigate challenges associated with population decline  using the tools and funds […]

Formicable: training professionals to develop the mountain wood industry [10 / 06 / 2022]

Forestry can be difficult in mountainous areas due to natural constraints, and some techniques, such as cable skidding, can be used to overcome steep slopes with minimal impact on soil and biodiversity. Yet, in France, […]

Mountain farming most at risk of decline, finds a European Parliament study [9 / 06 / 2022]

Almost all EU regions are experiencing a long-term structural change in farming, with an increase in average farm sizes and a concentration of production on fewer and larger farms, according to a recent study commissioned […]

“Mountain municipality – Youth, our future”: a label to encourage mountain municipalities to act for youth [17 / 05 / 2022]

Youth migration is a major issue for many mountain areas; due to the lack of satisfying socio-economic opportunities or of territorial attractiveness, many villages are faced with the departure of younger generations. This demographic decline […]

The new World Network of Mountain Biosphere Reserves kicks-off [13 / 05 / 2022]

The first meeting of the World Network for Mountain Biosphere Reserves (WNMBR) took place on 12 May 2022 and was the opportunity to launch the network’s activities. The WNMBR was officially launched in December 2021, […]

Ummadum: a reward-based carpooling model for a more sustainable mobility [5 / 05 / 2022]

In some mountain areas, residents have no alternative to the car for daily commuting. Ummadum is an Austrian carpooling app that works on a reward model and involved companies and municipalities. The aim is to […]

Euromontana calls on mountain actors to uptake the cohesion policy funds to meet the challenges of our regions [4 / 05 / 2022]

Mountain areas cover nearly 29% of the European Union and 13% of its population. This means that about one citizen every sixth lives in mountains. These regions provide several ecosystem services to all European’s population such as quality food and […]

GORTA: when social innovation helps revitalise abandoned land [14 / 04 / 2022]

The abandonment of agricultural land in the Rioja Valley, Spain, is a growing problem with consequences for the attractiveness and competitiveness of the region, but also for the maintenance of landscapes and local biodiversity. Existing […]

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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
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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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