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Euromontana commits to the Rural Pact Community [13 / 07 / 2022]

Euromontana can help delivering on the Rural Pact. This was the message from our President Juanan Gutierrez at the Rural Pact conference in Brussels last 15 and 16 June. The Rural Pact is one of […]

Training unaccompanied minors to mountain jobs for a future in the Pyrenees [7 / 07 / 2022]

The Pyrenees are experiencing various socio-demographic trends in the mountains, including an ageing population, an exodus of young people and an increase in the number of unaccompanied minors. By offering training in traditional mountain sectors, […]

The EIP-AGRI is looking for experts on land abandonment, biodiversity, and social farming! [6 / 07 / 2022]

The agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP-AGRI) launched a call for 3 new Focus Groups: Enhancing the biodiversity on farmland through high-diversity landscape features: the Focus Group should contribute to reaching at least 10% of agricultural […]

Rural development does not sufficiently foster economic diversification, says European Court of Auditors [30 / 06 / 2022]

The Common Agriculture Policy does not contribute enough to diversifying the rural economy, recently concluded the European Court of Auditors in its special report on Durability in rural development. Through its Pilar 2, the CAP […]

How can Cohesion Policy help tackling brain drain in rural and mountainous areas? [28 / 06 / 2022]

On 21st June 2022, Euromontana co-organised with the RUMRA & Smart Villages intergroup the event “Rural brain drain: How can the Cohesion Policy help reverse the trend?”. Hosted by the Member of the European Parliament […]

Euromontana shares recommendations to tackle brain drain in mountain areas [23 / 06 / 2022]

In the framework of the European Year of Youth, the European Commission is currently working on a Communication on brain drain and how to mitigate challenges associated with population decline  using the tools and funds […]

Formicable: training professionals to develop the mountain wood industry [10 / 06 / 2022]

Forestry can be difficult in mountainous areas due to natural constraints, and some techniques, such as cable skidding, can be used to overcome steep slopes with minimal impact on soil and biodiversity. Yet, in France, […]

Mountain farming most at risk of decline, finds a European Parliament study [9 / 06 / 2022]

Almost all EU regions are experiencing a long-term structural change in farming, with an increase in average farm sizes and a concentration of production on fewer and larger farms, according to a recent study commissioned […]

“Mountain municipality – Youth, our future”: a label to encourage mountain municipalities to act for youth [17 / 05 / 2022]

Youth migration is a major issue for many mountain areas; due to the lack of satisfying socio-economic opportunities or of territorial attractiveness, many villages are faced with the departure of younger generations. This demographic decline […]

The new World Network of Mountain Biosphere Reserves kicks-off [13 / 05 / 2022]

The first meeting of the World Network for Mountain Biosphere Reserves (WNMBR) took place on 12 May 2022 and was the opportunity to launch the network’s activities. The WNMBR was officially launched in December 2021, […]

Ummadum: a reward-based carpooling model for a more sustainable mobility [5 / 05 / 2022]

In some mountain areas, residents have no alternative to the car for daily commuting. Ummadum is an Austrian carpooling app that works on a reward model and involved companies and municipalities. The aim is to […]

Euromontana calls on mountain actors to uptake the cohesion policy funds to meet the challenges of our regions [4 / 05 / 2022]

Mountain areas cover nearly 29% of the European Union and 13% of its population. This means that about one citizen every sixth lives in mountains. These regions provide several ecosystem services to all European’s population such as quality food and […]

GORTA: when social innovation helps revitalise abandoned land [14 / 04 / 2022]

The abandonment of agricultural land in the Rioja Valley, Spain, is a growing problem with consequences for the attractiveness and competitiveness of the region, but also for the maintenance of landscapes and local biodiversity. Existing […]

Get support from the European Commission and the OECD to engage mountain citizens in the new Cohesion Policy! [12 / 04 / 2022]

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional Policy is offering technical assistance by experts from the OECD to managing authorities, intermediate bodies or beneficiaries and to civil society organisations to implement in an innovative way the […]

Return of Young People to Aragon: supporting access to employment in mountain regions [31 / 03 / 2022]

The lack of qualified and diversified jobs affects the attractiveness of some mountain areas. The recent Euromontana report on mountain youth shows that, on a European scale, access to education and employment are the two […]

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Mark your calendars! 📅 On 21 February we are hosting in Brussels the final conference of our Interreg Europe project Silver SMEs!On the agenda: local and regional policies to address ageing, actions to support SMEs of the Silver Economy, the value of interregional cooperation in the face of demographic change 👵More info 👇projects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/ ... 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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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! 🌱

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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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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