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2021 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: new opportunities for mountain products [12 / 02 / 2021]

On January 28 and 29, 2021, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the EU (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2021 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. […]

Low-carbon dairy farm: reducing the climate impact of milk production in the mountains [10 / 02 / 2021]

« Ferme laitière bas carbone », literally Low Carbon Dairy Farm aims to promote agricultural practices and actions to reduce by 20% the carbon footprint of milk production by 2025. This French approach is led by the […]

Interesting calls for mountain projects: a monitoring for our members [3 / 02 / 2021]

The scope of this monitoring is to help Euromontana’s members to identify interesting calls for projects and planning for their application throughout the year. The monitoring should be considered as a living document and the […]

Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: where do we stand? [2 / 02 / 2021]

The Communication of the Commission on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas (LTVRA) is planned for June 2021. To prepare this Communication, a roadmap and a public consultation were open in the Autumn 2020. Mario […]

Green Paper on Ageing: what solutions for mountain older adults? [1 / 02 / 2021]

The European Commission wants to tackle demography and ageing issues in rural areas. In June 2020, the European Commission published its Report on the Impact of Demographic Change in the EU, taking stock of the […]

2021 European Commission work programme: what’s new for mountains? [29 / 01 / 2021]

Agriculture, mobility, Long Term Vision for Rural Areas, broadband and much more: as 2021 starts, Euromontana analysed the European Commission’s annual work programme. This article aims at outlining the key actions and the calendar for […]

Cooperation and development of mountain areas: strengthen the opportunities for Crete [28 / 01 / 2021]

The Region of Crete held on 20 January 2021 a successful webinar with almost 40 local stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and development prospects of Crete’s mountain areas. The initiative organised by George Alexakis, Vice […]

‘Cuisinons notre région’: from farm to fork in mass catering services [27 / 01 / 2021]

More than 6 million meals are taken in schools, institutions and companies’ canteens every year in the Canton of Valais (according to the latest study by the Federal Statistical Office in 2009). Mass catering therefore […]

Policy recommendations to drive Alpine villages on the road to smartness [22 / 01 / 2021]

The Alpine Space SMARTVillages project published its policy recommendations to support the development of Smart Villages in the alpine area. Discussed during the project’s international conference in November 2020, these recommendations will be handed out […]

Post-2020 CAP: eco-schemes should support mountain farming [21 / 01 / 2021]

Eco-schemes are a new tool under pilar 1 of the post-2020 CAP; aiming at greening the CAP, they are compulsory for Member States in their Strategic Plans but not mandatory for farmers. Member States are […]

Smart mountains: how can biosphere reserves contribute to the Green Deal? [20 / 01 / 2021]

Euromontana held its second webinar on Smart Mountains on 14 January 2021 to discuss the possible contribution of Biosphere Reserves in achieving the EU Green Deal objectives. Co-organised by Euromontana, the UNESCO Man and the […]

Euromontana’s booklet of good practices for a sustainable recovery in European mountains [13 / 01 / 2021]

As we start a new year, Euromontana releases its annual collection of initiatives, showcasing inspiring good practices from all over Europe (UE and non-UE). This booklet is the result of the exchange of good practices […]

The new EU Mobility Strategy: mixed announces for mountain people [8 / 01 / 2021]

The European Green Deal calls for a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transport, in order for the EU to become a climate-neutral economy by 2050. To achieve this objective, the European Commission published […]

Euromontana, CPMR and NSPA call for a European strategy for islands, mountainous and sparsely populated areas [7 / 01 / 2021]

The post-COVID recovery will be much longer and much more difficult in some regions than others. This, unfortunately, is especially the case for many Islands, mountainous and sparsely populated areas, which are witnessing the bankruptcy […]

Results-based agri-environment payment schemes to protect mountain grasslands [17 / 12 / 2020]

In the Târnava Mare and Pogányhavas regions, Romania, mountain grasslands’ species are endangered due to the deterioration of habitats. To protect the biodiversity of these mountain areas, the Fundatia ADEPT worked with the Romanian government […]

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A few days left to register to our webinar on sustainable tourism on Dec 8📅🚵‍♀️Join the discussions & discover the stories of:Syndicat Mixte Canigou Grand SiteLabex ITTEM - Innovations et transitions territoriales en montagne 2TM - Transitions des Territoires de MontagneRRA Podravje - MariborAgenda 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/sustainable-tourism-development-models-for-mountain-areas/Join us and Emblematic to discuss sustainable tourism! 🏂🔸Ski in the context of climate change🔸Stakeholders cooperation🔸Good practices📆8 Dec💻OnlineProgramme & registration 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/sustainable-tourism-development-models-for-mountain-areas/Labex ITTEM - Innovations et transitions territoriales en montagne ... See MoreSee Less
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We stand for #SmartMountains for 2050! 🌄The Sila Final Declaration from the XII European Mountain Convention commits to:🔄 resilience: to socio-economic, environmental, climatic, migratory and other changes⛰ attractiveness: by offering jobs, services and a good quality of life🌱 sustainability: with good management of their natural resources and recognised ecosystem servicesFind out more about our recommendations on dedicated polices & funding, community involvement, the Rural Pact, research and innovation and cooperation between stakeholders & more 👇www.euromontana.org/en/sila-declaration-smart-mountains-making-our-territories-more-attractive-an...Cia - Agricoltori Italiani CIA-Agricoltori Italiani della Calabria Parco Nazionale della Sila Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali ARSAC Azienda Regionale per lo Sviluppo dell'Agricoltura Calabrese G.A.L. SILA GAL Kroton HAZI Università della Montagna Asociatia RoMontana ERSAF Eurac Research GDR Terras de Pontevedra Norte Demanda Coworking Rural YESpecialists CTP EUSALP youth.shaping.EUSALP Mountain Partnership Moving - Mountain Valorisation through Interconnectedness and Green Growth ... See MoreSee Less
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Dans le cadre du webinar d'@Euromontana le 8 décembre, Raffaella Balzarini du @LabexITTEM interviendra sur le thème "New development models for mountain ski resorts in a context of climate change". Elle y présentera notamment le projet @EUAlpineSpace #Transtat. https://t.co/r1Jl00DFPP

🆕Relive the XII European Mountain Convention on #SmartMountains!

Now available:
👉the Sila Declaration for Smart Mountains 🌄
👉the event report, presentations, brochure of smart initiatives
👉the video of the conference

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Few days left to register to our webinar on #SustainableTourism on Dec 8📅

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75% of Europe's #grasslands are in poor conservation status 🆘 But a change in policy or management can improve their #conservation! 🌱

More on Oreka Mendian's actions to restore the #pastures of the Basque mountains 👇
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🔥Yesterday FIRE-RES consortium had the opportunity to visit the sites where the two largest fires in Dutch history happened! An exciting opportunity to learn how the fire management system works in The Netherlands and the challenges for the upcoming years!🔥
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