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Call for papers: focused issue on Pastoralism and rangelands in mountains [23 / 10 / 2020]

The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021–2030), and the proposal for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists to be celebrated in 2026 all emphasize the importance of pastoral […]

Challenges and policy perspectives for sparsely populated areas [22 / 10 / 2020]

Regional development in sparsely populated areas was discussed during the last European Week of Regions and Cities, held online in October 2020. Depopulation and demography issues were discussed in the context of the new programming […]

Establishment of CAP Strategic Plans: are stakeholders really involved? [22 / 10 / 2020]

Member States have started to establish their CAP Strategic Plans, even if the final regulations for the CAP were still under discussions this week (a crucial vote took place at the European Parliament while the […]

How to improve the management of permanent grassland? Presentation of OREKA MENDIAN’s results at the pastoralism forum [22 / 10 / 2020]

The Euro-Alpine Forum on Pastoralism was organised on 8 October 2020 in Grenoble, France by SUACI Montagn’Alpes with the support of EUSALP. During this event, stakeholders shared different initiatives on various topics including food sovereignty […]

“A Europe closer to citizens” how does this new priority fit the needs of mountains areas? [21 / 10 / 2020]

Territorial cohesion was on the agenda recently of the European Week of Regions and Cities, held online in October 2020. With the current programming period coming to an end, this year’s Regions week aimed at […]

Euromontana alerts against encouraging large-scale afforestation in the next EU Forest Strategy [20 / 10 / 2020]

During the last plenary session of the European Parliament in October 2020 the report of MEP Petri Sarvamaa on the “European Forest Strategy – the way forward” was adopted. This report reflects the position of […]

How can the post-2020 Cohesion Policy address the needs of mountain areas? [19 / 10 / 2020]

During the 2020 edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities DG REGIO organised the session “Development opportunities for islands, mountainous and sparsely populated areas of the EU under Cohesion Policy post 2020” on […]

Flugs: shared electric cars for cheap and sustainable transport [16 / 10 / 2020]

Flugs e-carsharing is a flexible mobility offer in East Tyrol, Austria. Maintained and expanded after a pilot phase in 2015, Flugs enables local communities and tourists to rent an electric car to travel in throughout […]

Smart Mountains: a new story of resilience [9 / 10 / 2020]

Euromontana held its first webinar on Smart Mountains on October 1, 2020 to discuss good practices and experiences of mountain resilience since the outbreak of the COVID-19. Co-organised by Euromontana, and some Italian members: ERSAF, […]

Quality must not be neglected on the packaging of food products [8 / 10 / 2020]

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 […]

The Green Deal calls are out! [7 / 10 / 2020]

The Green Deal calls, the last funding stream under the Horizon 2020, has been finally launched by the European Commission. The political objectives and a detailed presentation for each thematic call have been the subject […]

Join the platform on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountains [6 / 10 / 2020]

The Adaptation at Altitude programme launched a digital space on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountains on the weADAPT platform to increase the climate change resilience and adaptation capacities of mountain ecosystems. This dedicated space aims […]

Mon Lait: quality, sustainability and fair income in the same glass of milk [2 / 10 / 2020]

In the Massif Central, agriculture is dominated by livestock farming. Cow’s milk accounts for 20% of the farm production in the region and 94% of this comes from mountains. Therefore, being the largest dairy production […]

“Be ambitious for mountain areas” says Euromontana at first ENRD meeting on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas [29 / 09 / 2020]

The European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) launched a Thematic Group on the EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas in September 2020.  This expert group will contribute to highlighting the needs of Europe’s diverse rural […]

A new EU research project to valorise mountains’ value chains [22 / 09 / 2020]

MOVING (MOuntain Valorisation through INterconnectedness and Green growth) is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project (2020-2024) coordinated by the University of Córdoba, in Spain. The overall objective of MOVING is to support the establishment of new […]

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3.2 million people in the 🇪🇺 currently live in #sparselypopulatedareas including mountainous ones 🌄 How to address #depopulation, attractiveness and quality of life in the future? 👉 Policy perspectives from the #EURegionsWeek
https://t.co/QHgBvDDo6I

Member States are designing their #StrategicPlan for the #CAPpost2020 ⚠️ Make sure you are involved in the consultation processes to shape ambitious plans & promote mountain farming's contribution to feed society and respect the #environment🌱
https://t.co/7AgdadoYxz

Earlier in Oct we were invited to share the results of the study from our @LIFEprogramme project #OREKAMENDIAN at the Euro-Alpine Forum on #Pastoralism in Grenoble 🐑
Find out more on mountain grasslands' management 👇
https://t.co/cFFQitzIEv

Ayer participamos en la I Asamblea General de @IntergroupRUMRA del que formamos parte, con otras organizaciones y europarlamentarios para dar voz a las comunidades rurales ante el @Europarl_ES
@Franc_Bogovic @ClaraAguilera7 @nnienass
@EnginEroglu_FW
#RuralEurope #SmartVillages

The @UN #SDGs are a roadmap for #mountain regions to accelerate #climateaction, #circulareconomy, #social inclusion, and improve #wellbeing through valuing #nature. Register for our next #SATIDIGITAL event to hear from leading experts at https://t.co/xnGoA8rT1l

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