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Revitalising the Piccole Dolomiti wood value-chain with local charcoal production [2 / 09 / 2020]

In the prealpine area of Piccole Dolomiti, chestnut trees are part of the local heritage but have lost their traditional role for the local economy over the past 50 years. Foresters want to restore the […]

Adaptation to climate change: Euromontana’s recommendations for an effective EU strategy [1 / 09 / 2020]

In the framework of the European Green Deal, the European Commission announced the publication of a new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, repealing the 2013 communication. Mountain areas being among the most sensitive […]

Learn more on ageing in rural and mountain areas in SILVER SMEs’ 8th newsletter [10 / 08 / 2020]

Did you know that the consumption of people over 50 is projected to rise at around 5% per year, reaching a value of €5.7 trillion by 2025? This is the economic forecast announced in the […]

From the mountain to the table: a website for mountain products in Romania [24 / 07 / 2020]

The National Agency of Mountain Areas of Romania created the website produsmontan.ro dedicated to farmers using the Optional Quality Term “mountain product”. The platform aims at promoting the term and the various mountain productions, from […]

A decision-making toolkit for smarter winter tourism [16 / 07 / 2020]

By Stefano Sala, researcher at UNIMONT – Università della Montagna Climate change and the call for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the efficient use of (renewable) energy, and more resilient winter tourism regions, forces ski resorts […]

Where do we stand five years after the adoption of the SDGs? [7 / 07 / 2020]

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were adopted by the UN General Assembly in September 2015. Since then, Eurostat analyses on a yearly basis the progresses made at […]

Rural youth should have equal opportunities states the Council [1 / 07 / 2020]

“All young people should have equal opportunities in the context of their personal and professional development, regardless of obstacles, including geographical challenges”, declares the Council in recent conclusions. The document, published at the EU Official […]

MapLoup: a predation monitoring and analysis portal for breeders and local stakeholders [30 / 06 / 2020]

MapLoup is a predation data portal with an online visualisation interface. Created in 2019 in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Pastoral Network and the Union for the Protection of Pastoral and Rural Activities (USAPR), […]

Alpine Maternity: social innovation improves healthcare in mountain areas [24 / 06 / 2020]

In 2015, in the Bern Canton, Switzerland, the obstetric department at Zweisimmen hospital was closed. As a response, the local population (counting about 3 000 inhabitants) created in the same year a cooperative to maintain […]

The EU Report on the Impact of Demographic Change is out [23 / 06 / 2020]

The European Commission published on June 17, 2020, its Report on the Impact of Demographic Change in the EU. Coordinated by Dubravka Šuica, European Commissioner for Democracy and Demography, this report outlines the main challenges […]

Contribute to our scientific database on mountain grasslands [16 / 06 / 2020]

Grasslands cover approximately 16% of the EU-28 surface and represent the third most dominant ecosystem of our continent after woodland and forest (40%) and croplands (29%). Grasslands habitat is widely present in mountains where it […]

Mountains among the Natura2000 Awards finalists [11 / 06 / 2020]

The European Commission announced the 27 finalists of the 2020 edition of the European Natura 2000 Award. The competition rewards excellence in the management of Natura 2000 sites, based on communication, socio-economic benefits, conservation, reconciliation […]

Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product” – new Euromontana study [10 / 06 / 2020]

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

Euromontana makes its recommendations on ageing in mountains areas [9 / 06 / 2020]

The European Commission is expected to publish on June 17, 2020, a Report on the Impact of Demographic Change to map demographic changes in the EU and take stock of the challenges related to these […]

Get inspired by a new Swiss database of social innovations [5 / 06 / 2020]

“Social Innovations In The Swiss Mountain Region” is a Swiss project (2018-2022) funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and gathering in a consortium the Unit Economic Geography of the Institute of Geography at the […]

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

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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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Mark your calendars! 📅 On 21 Feb we host in Brussels @Silver_SMEs final event!

On the agenda: local & regional policies to address #ageing, actions to support #SMEs of the #SilverEconomy, the value of interregional cooperation in the face of #DemographicChange 👵

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📆 On 1 and 2 December, the #UNIMONT team will take part in Grenoble at the international congess "Encore une transition? Les territoires de montagne face aux changements socio-environnementaux"

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