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“We are here to find solutions”: Intergroup on SMART Villages for Rural Communities – Sparsely populated, Mountainous And Rural Territories [25 / 07 / 2019]

Intergroup – A parliamentary tool for the development of mountain areas Intergroups are trans partisan working group of the European Parliament, enabling MEPs from various countries and political groups to discuss current challenges. Although they […]

The importance of social innovation for Smart Villages development in the Alps [24 / 07 / 2019]

On May 23rd and 24th, 2019, the Italian region of Valle d’Aosta hosted a conference on “Smart Villages – a common perspective through different visions” in the Alps. As one of the events organised during […]

Populism and fundamental rights in suburban and rural areas [23 / 07 / 2019]

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised a public hearing on “Populism and fundamental rights – suburban and rural areas” on July 11th, 2019. The hearing discussed the socio-economic causes of the rise of […]

SIMRA’s 7th newsletter in your mailboxes: a special edition on Innovation Actions! [19 / 07 / 2019]

One of the main objectives of the SIMRA project is to create collaboration and learning opportunities where local stakeholders (communities, researchers, businesses) can work together towards the implementation of social innovations, which could leave a […]

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 […]

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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!

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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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