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Valorisation of Mountain Products in Lombardy [6 / 08 / 2018]

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 […]

Towards a definition of Smart Villages [27 / 07 / 2018]

In 2017, the European Commission, together with the European Parliament, published a document called “EU Action for Smart Villages” in order to make opportunities for villages and rural communities more visible. One of these actions […]

SIMRA’s Second General Assembly, Padova, Italy [13 / 07 / 2018]

SIMRA partners and members of the Scientific Advisory Board gathered in Padova from 12th to 14th June 2018 for a productive annual project meeting and the second General Assembly, hosted by the University of Padova. […]

Registrations for the EU Week of Regions and Cities are now open! [12 / 07 / 2018]

The 2018 European Week for Regions and Cities (previously called “Open Days”) will take place on 8- 11 October 2018 in Brussels. Under the headline of ‘For a strong EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020’, the […]

Register now to Silver SMEs newsletter [12 / 07 / 2018]

The Interreg Europe project, SILVER SMEs, will soon launch its e-newsletters! Euromontana and three of its members, including the project leader the Provincial Government of Teruel, are among the 9 partners of this newly launched […]

Horizon Europe, an evolution more than a revolution for the next research and innovation programme [9 / 07 / 2018]

The legislative proposals for Horizon Europe, the research and innovation programme which will follow Horizon 2020, have been published. With an increase budget from €70 billion to € 100 billion, this programme maintains a lot […]

“How to make rural areas attractive for young people?” Feedback from the 2nd ENRD Social Inclusion Workshop [4 / 07 / 2018]

On 3 May 2018, ENRD organised its 2nd Social Inclusion Workshop focusing on the attractiveness of rural areas for young people.  The workshop aimed at discussing how to improve the attractiveness of rural areas for […]

How can Social Innovation Help Villages become Smarter? [3 / 07 / 2018]

The Smart Villages concept aims to “help local communities address issues of inadequate broadband connectivity, employment opportunities and service provision in a clear and comprehensive manner”. It also aims to improve the attractiveness and well-being […]

SILVER SMEs kicked off in Teruel [2 / 07 / 2018]

Our new SILVER SMEs project organised its kick-off meeting last week. In Teruel, Spain the 9 partners met for the first time since the launch on SILVER SMEs, in June 2018. SILVER SMEs aims to […]

Interview of the month: Meeting with Danut Gitan from CEFIDEC (Romania) [27 / 06 / 2018]

CEFIDEC is the Carpathian Development Training Center of the Agency for the Romanian Mountain Areas, a government agency which is part of the Ministry of Agriculture. In Romania, 30% of the surface area is in […]

Enhancing Innovation in Rural Areas: The Experience from Scotland [25 / 06 / 2018]

On Thursday 7 June 2018, a workshop on how to enhance innovation in Scottish rural areas was organised and hosted by the Scottish Representation to the European Union in Brussels. The focus was on examining […]

Contribution of rural areas to the European Year of Cultural Heritage [20 / 06 / 2018]

Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised on 5th June 2018, a public hearing to discuss the opportunities that this European Year envisages […]

Euromontana’s members meet the Italian DG forestry department in Rome [15 / 06 / 2018]

On 12 June 2018, some Italian members of Euromontana gathered in Rome to meet with Alessandra Stefani, the new General Director of the National Forestry Department from the Italian Agriculture Ministry. Elisabetta Parravicini, vice-President of Euromontana […]

Cohesion policy should not forget territorial cohesion: MEPs and the Council are called upon to apply EU obligation of Article 174 of the Treaty [12 / 06 / 2018]

The European Commission has released its proposal for the new Cohesion policy on the 1st June 2018. Euromontana calls upon the Council and the European Parliament to strongly modify some of these proposals in order […]

Shaping the work of the EIP Agri network for 2019 [11 / 06 / 2018]

The 5th of June 2018, the XIth meeting of the Subgroup of Innovation of the European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-AGRI) took place in Brussels. Euromontana is one of the 60 expert […]

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📅 The Latvian Rural Network is organising an international seminar on 'Rural Development and CLLD' on 12-13 September 2018 in Valmiera, Latvia.🇱🇻️
Registrations are open until 17 August 2018: ej.uz/pnbf
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Le projet pilote sur les villages éco-sociaux intelligents organise 2 consultations jusqu'au 31/08/2018 :

➡️Définition des "villages intelligents"
Vous êtes invités à lire la définition provisoire et à partager vos opinions en répondant aux questions disponibles ici : ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/DefinitionSmartVillage

➡️Sélection d'études de cas
Le projet pilote est à la recherche de candidats (villages, communautés, municipalités, réseaux) intéressés à tester une méthodologie pour l'élaboration d'une stratégie de "village intelligent", entre septembre et novembre 2018. Les représentants des études de cas seront également invités à partager leur expérience lors de la conférence finale du projet, qui se tiendra à Bruxelles en février 2019.

Si vous êtes intéressé, nous vous invitons à remplir le formulaire disponible à l'adresse suivante : ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/CaseStudies
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SIMRA - Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas in the new ENRD newsletter!Start your day with our July Newsletter: bit.ly/ENRDnewsJuly
🏡 #SmartVillages videos
🛠️new NRN toolkit
📚 latest edition of Rural Connections magazine
📰 rural news from Western Balkans
🙋‍♂️ #RuralYouth ideas festival in Scotland

The newsletter is also available in:
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Montagne Firoentine Model Forest relates to the creation of new multi-actor and multi-sector networks which aim at providing a new governance instrument for forest resources as well as agriculture and rural lands🌲🌲
#Italy #SIMRAdatabase #socialinnovation
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Baba Residence, an initiative to attract young people in depopulated villages in #Bulgaria 👉 Find out more in this post written by #FlorenceTornincasa from @Euromontana #SIMRAdatabase #socinn
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Registration for the 2nd Annual Forum of the #EUSALP is launched!

Register NOW & join us on 20-21 November 2018 in Innsbruck, Tyrol 🇦🇹 to discuss how we can ‘shape.future.together.with the next generation’!

More information➡️https://t.co/KqDHEuBoOX

🌲 As treelines scale new mountain heights in response to #ClimateChange, new research published in Global Change Biology suggests unsuitable soils may be hindering their climb up #OurChangingMountains. Read more: https://t.co/lGqsVo8mdV

.@KorenikaEko was established by the Institute for training and employment of handicapped people and social marginalised groups. They work on the farm, produce the organic food and process it 🌱
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