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An agro-silvo-pastoral model for a more sustainable agri-food production in Mediterranean mountains [5 / 11 / 2019]

Life Polyfarming is a regenerative agriculture project that combines forest resources, livestock and crops to recover a fertile soil in Mediterranean mountain areas. The project, co-financed by the European Commission’s LIFE program, is led by […]

Job offer: Project officer at Euromontana [30 / 10 / 2019]

  Our structure Euromontana is the European association for cooperation and development of mountain areas. Created as a non-profit organisation in 1996, it now has about 65 members in 14 European States, in and outside […]

The future of pastoralism: a key tool for forest fire prevention [29 / 10 / 2019]

By Isabeau Ottolini, Environmental Social Scientist “With every 0,002€ invested in territorial management, we save 1€ otherwise spent on extinguishing forest fires”. With this phrase Marc Castellnou – head of the Catalan Firefighters – opened […]

The Committee of the Regions encourages more efforts to promote pastoralism and keep vibrant mountains [25 / 10 / 2019]

Euromontana congratulates the Committee of the Regions (CoR) on the unanimous adoption of its report “Pastoralism” by Jacques Blanc on 9 October 2019. Euromontana had contributed to the preparation of this report in spring 2019 […]

Smart Villages: from theory to practice [24 / 10 / 2019]

During the 2019 European Week of Regions and Cities, the session on “Smart Villages: overcoming the divide between urban and rural areas” organised by DG REGIO was an opportunity to discuss what the concept can […]

How to foster development in mountainous depopulated areas? Feedback from the EU Regions Week [23 / 10 / 2019]

Regional development in rural and sparsely populated areas was on the agenda of the 2019 edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels organised in October 2019. With the current programming period […]

Call for speakers: represent mountain forestry at the 4th Forest Innovation Workshop [21 / 10 / 2019]

  The Rosewood network is organising the 4th Forest Innovation Workshop “Inform-Prioritize-Collaborate: Cooperation of Regions on Innovation in Forest Management, Use of Wood and Forest-related Services”. Started in 2014 as a joint initiative of relevant […]

The French rural agenda: what place for mountain areas? [21 / 10 / 2019]

In September 2019, the French government announced the first measures of its rural agenda. The government’s reflections were enriched by the report “Rural areas: an ambition to be shared” of the Rural Agenda Mission. This […]

Romania creates Massif Committees! [17 / 10 / 2019]

On June 4, 2019, the Romanian Government published its decision n°332 (Official Journal n°444) establishing a National Mountain Council as well as 9 Massif Committees. After the adoption of the Romanian Mountain Law in 2018, […]

Can regional policy bring Europe closer to citizens of mountain areas? [17 / 10 / 2019]

During the 2019 edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities “Europe Closer to citizens of Islands Mountains and Sparsely Populated Areas” was organised by DG REGIO on 8th October. Marie Clotteau – Director […]

The European Union joins the international act on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications [16 / 10 / 2019]

EU institutions officially approved the accession of the European Union to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement, a multilateral treaty for the protection of geographical indications managed by the World Intellectual Property Organisation. An […]

A new SIMRA brochure of inspiring examples of social innovation in forestry now available! [10 / 10 / 2019]

A new SIMRA brochure “From science to social innovation: connecting forests and people” aims at showcasing the diversity of social innovations based upon case studies associated with forestry. These results are extracted from the 2019 […]

Towards a macroregional strategy for the Carpathians [9 / 10 / 2019]

Euromontana participated in a public hearing on 10th September 2019 to share comments on the own initiative report on “the macroregional strategy for the Carpathian region”, prepared by Mr Wladyslaw Ortyl, member of the Committee […]

The European Commission launches a new webpage focused on mountain areas [7 / 10 / 2019]

The European Commission’s DG REGIO has recently created a new webpage dedicated to mountain areas, islands and sparsely populated areas. With at least 15 Member States facing one or several of these specificities, it is […]

How can you help promote rural social innovation in Horizon Europe? [3 / 10 / 2019]

Horizon Europe is the follow-up of the Horizon 2020 research programme for the next European programming period 2021-2027. The European Commission has started to prepare for the programme’s implementation, including through a co-constructed approach. The […]

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Join us on Oct 13 for the #EURegionsWeek 🇪🇺 We will present the first results of our European study on mountain #youth

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📌Ne ratez pas les interventions de @_VictoriaAlsina @Euromontana @BilianaSirakova @EUinmyRegion & les jeunes Joan Jiménez, représentant les #Pyrénées, & Eva Dušak, représentant les #Alpes @_Eusalp

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Renewable energy sources at your doorstep? Read about the solutions developed by the projects HUGE and ALPGRIDS in our article on the Interreg highlights blog: https://t.co/n5EFg0VgWr

This article is part of the Interreg European Grean Deal series.
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⛰️🏘️ The upcoming @_Eusalp City-Mountain conference will explore urban-rural cooperation in different fields & feature a keynote speech from the #AlpineConvention Permanent Secretariat on #ClimateAction in #AlpineCities!
🗓️ 7.10 📍 Grenoble

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📣We are recruiting!

We are looking for our new Director in Brussels, to start in January 2022 🌄 Join the team to promote #SustainableDevelopment in the mountains & manage a European network

Apply by 20 Oct!
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