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Mountains – lowlands linkages in ecosystem services transfers [5 / 07 / 2019]

A study on “Transnational perspective of global and regional ecosystem service flows from and to mountain regions” was recently published by Eurac Research – an Italian research centre and member of Euromontana. Many studies have […]

Helping the unemployed to get out of the woods [5 / 07 / 2019]

The Spanish Foundation “Caja de Burgos” initiated together with the Provincial Council of Burgos a forestry training for rural unemployed persons from the Province. The course aimed at answering the education needs of local unemployed […]

Discover the vibrant mountainous town of Røros, Norway [5 / 07 / 2019]

On June 20, 2019, members of the Euromontana Board of Directors participated to several study visits in Røros, Norway and discovered the many faces of sustainable local development in the mountain area. Located in the […]

SIMRA meets in Athens for its 3rd General Assembly [4 / 07 / 2019]

  SIMRA partners and members of the Scientific Advisory Board gathered in Athens from 10th to 12th June 2019 for a productive annual project meeting and the third General Assembly, hosted by the ICRE8 research […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Ricardo Pizarro Villanueva, from Sodebur (Spain) [4 / 07 / 2019]

Sodebur is the Society for the Development of the Province of Burgos, in Spain. It is a public body, created in 2009 by the Provincial Council of Burgos and aiming at promoting the development of […]

How to foster social farming in mountain areas? [3 / 07 / 2019]

On June 25, 2019, Euromontana attended a conference in Brussels on “Social Agriculture and Care Farm: Work opportunity, Social Partnership and Inclusion” organised by the Care-T-Farms project. Care-T-Farms is an Erasmus + programme, willing to […]

What is the environmental impact of winter sports pleasures? [27 / 06 / 2019]

The French Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition recently published the Environmental Atlas of ski resorts and municipalities with ski resorts. This atlas gathers data for each mountain range of France and presents environmental […]

Large Carnivore damage compensation and prevention measures: the European Commission revises State Aid rules [14 / 06 / 2019]

Within the EU, the support for achieving coexistence of humans with large carnivores can be financed through different mechanisms, such as State Aid, the Common Agriculture Policy (Rural Development Programmes), and the LIFE programme. Recently, […]

Business opportunities linked to Active Ageing in rural and mountainous areas [12 / 06 / 2019]

On Thursday, 23rd May 2019, was organised an international conference on “Business opportunities linked to Active Ageing” in Tolmin, Slovenia, by the SILVER SMEs project, in which Euromontana is a partner. SILVER SMEs is an […]

Mountain foresters & farmers, the floor is yours! [7 / 06 / 2019]

The EIP-AGRI is seeking for your experiences and testimonies for its workshop “Small is smart” on innovative solutions for small agricultural and forestry holdings. Taking place in Bucharest, Romania, on 29-30 October 2019, this two-day […]

Smart Villages: follow the guide! [6 / 06 / 2019]

The European Network for Rural Development published new briefings on Smart Villages earlier this month, offering guidance to national, regional and local policymakers on the implementation of the concept. Smart Villages has been a topic […]

SILVER SMEs publishes its third newsletter! [4 / 06 / 2019]

  Did you know that approximatively 70% of the EU’s older adults agree that developing products and services responding to their needs will become a key driver of the economy? This is why SILVER SMEs […]

How to address rural depopulation in mountain areas? [31 / 05 / 2019]

How to combat depopulation and make rural areas vibrant again? This was the question addressed during the ENRD Workshop on May 21, 2019. The event explored the role of Rural Development Programmes and other EU […]

Territorial brands in the Alpine region: a chance for a better valorisation of regional products? [31 / 05 / 2019]

Branding and labelling mountain products answer various needs:  clarification for consumers, protection of producers and promotion of traditional know-hows and local identities. Territorial brands are thus flourishing, including in the Alpine region. To better understand […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Milan Boleslav, from the Union of Marginalized Areas (Czech Republic) [28 / 05 / 2019]

Svaz Marginálních Oblastí is the Czech Union of Marginalized Areas, an organisation representing mountain farmers. Created in 2002, the Union gathers more than 300 farms in the country, defending extensive production models and the various […]

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🌄🌄“Telework is not sufficient to attract youth in mountains.” says Carla Lostrangio, Euromontana. “We need to invest in employment, educational and cultural offers, mobility and broadband. The funds of the Cohesion Policy shall be used for that. “ Stimulating afternoon discussion organised by Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa and Il Sole 24 ORE with great inputs from Filippo barbera and Francesco Martino. #Montana174 #CohesionPolicy #Mountains ... See MoreSee Less
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❗🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Rural #braindrain: How can the Cohesion Policy help reverse the trend? This was the topic of our discussion today at the European Parliament together with the Integroup RUMRA & Smart Villages, MEP Hannes Heide, Vesna Caminades from the Bolzano-South Tyrol Autonomous Region and Blandine Camus, Euromontana. We looked at how👇: ✴️Awareness on funds and more investments on mobility can make mountains more attractive to youth & workers✴️Cultural and educational offers disclose job opportunities, such as marketing and cultural management, and reduce outmigration ✴️Concrete recommendations to counter brain drain by Euromontana, starting from the funds of the #CohesionPolicy #Montana174 #Mountains #EuropeanYearofYouth ... See MoreSee Less
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⏳ A few days left to get your early bird ticket for the XII European Mountain Convention! 🌄👉2 days of conference to define the future of #SmartMountains👉3 study visits to discover the region👉The Euromontana General Assembly ℹ️ Programme & registration: www.emc2022.info/‼️ Registration is open for the XII European Mountain Convention 🌄Innovation, governance, mobility, natural resources, digital transition & more ➡️ Join us to define a strategy for the development of SmartMountains towards 2050Programme & registration 👇👉 www.emc2022.info/Cia - Agricoltori Italiani | Regione Calabria | Parco Nazionale della Sila | G.A.L. SILA | GAL Sibaritide | Gal Kroton | Mountain Partnership ... See MoreSee Less
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Event report🆕

Main messages from last week's event on #BrainDrain with @IntergroupRUMRA & MEP @HannesHeide
👉Mountains lack diversified & qualified jobs
👉Culture plays a role in attractiveness
👉The 🇪🇺 #NewEuropeanBauhaus can improve quality of life

https://t.co/8cWW1R9236

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Giovani, vita in montagna e opportuintà date dall'Ue. Il bello di punti di vista critici: da non perdere gli spunti dati da Carla Lostrangio di @Euromontana , di @FilBarbera e @fmartino_obc https://t.co/wwGLcRizKb #Work4Future

We’re still looking for papers on harnessing #digitalization for #SustainableFutures of #mountain #SocialEcologicalSystems. What works, how does it work, what risks are there?

We’ve extended the due date: Submit by 1 August 2022! https://t.co/NxyLlKa3VY

#MountainsMatter

La Oficina @aragon_Bruselas ha asistido al evento #RuralBrainDrain organizado por @Euromontana. Junto con @HannesHeide, europarlamentario austriaco, y con miembros de otras regiones europeas hemos dialogado sobre la fuga de cerebros y como mitigar la disminución de la población.

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How to fight #BrainDrain in mountain areas?🌄

🔸Economic diversification
🔸Change of mindsets
🔸Strategies to attract young graduates back
🔸Analysis of COVID-19 impact

More recommendations in our position paper👇
https://t.co/rrE01AUpLs

#EUYearofYouth #MountainsMatter

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