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Proceedings of the “Cohesion Policy in Mountain Areas” Conference are now available [4 / 07 / 2017]

On 7th June 2017, more than 100 mountain actors from all over Europe met in Brussels to participate in a conference on “Cohesion Policy in mountain areas: How to increase the contributions from mountains and […]

Study on the labelling and valorisation of mountain products in Europe [3 / 07 / 2017]

On Wednesday 28 June 2017, Euromontana’s members of the working group on mountain products met in Paris. During the first part of the meeting, Alice Dos Santos, our former intern, presented the conclusions of her […]

Rural Proofing: A key tool for rural development?   [30 / 06 / 2017]

On 4 May 2017, the European Committee of the Regions’ Commission (CoR) for Natural Resources (NAT) and the Rurality-Environment-Development (RED) international association held a conference in Brussels entitled “RURAL post-2020: more ambitious, more transversal! A […]

Call for experts: Three new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups [29 / 06 / 2017]

Experts, farmers, foresters, advisers and researchers can apply to participate in one of the three new Focus Groups of the European Innovation Partnership on ‘Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability’ (EIP-AGRI). The three Focus Group topics are […]

2017 Call for proposals for LIFE grants [26 / 06 / 2017]

The 2017 call for proposals for LIFE grants (the Financial Instrument for the Environment) was published on 28 April. Who can apply? What type of projects can be funded? What are the priority areas covered? […]

How can I become a Silver Tourism expert? [22 / 06 / 2017]

Euromontana is part of an Erasmus + project called “Silver Tourism” which started in October 2015 and will end next October. This project aims to provide the necessary training for the tourism sector to take […]

CAP post-2020: what are the recommendations of the Committee of the Regions? [20 / 06 / 2017]

The Committee of the Regions’ (CoR) opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020, commissioned by European Commission Vice-President Timmermans, will be discussed during the next plenary session of the CoR in July 2017 (see […]

Iberian Mountain Research Network now established [19 / 06 / 2017]

Adapted from the original article on the Mountain Partnership website. A group of 19 universities and research centres from Andorra, Portugal and Spain have formalized the creation of an Iberian mountain research network to study […]

SIMRA in the latest edition of the ENRD’s Rural Connections! [16 / 06 / 2017]

SIMRA was featured in the latest edition of the Rural Connections magazine, published by the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD). The Spring 2017 edition of Rural Connections featured a special focus on social inclusion […]

8th meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of the EIP-AGRI [15 / 06 / 2017]

On 8th June 2017, the 8th meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of the EIP AGRI (European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability) took place in Brussels. Euromontana is one of the 60 expert […]

RUMRA Intergroup discusses the need for a EU rural agenda [14 / 06 / 2017]

On 1 June 2017, the European Parliament Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas  – RUMRA – hosted a breakfast briefing in Brussels to discuss Cohesion policy in Rural Areas and the need for a […]

“CAP Have your say” conference 7 July: registrations open ! [13 / 06 / 2017]

Following the major consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Commission organizes a conference in Brussels to present the results of the consultation on 7th July 2017. During the three-month […]

Social Innovations reduce the impact of forest fires in rural Catalonia [13 / 06 / 2017]

At SIMRA’s first General Assembly, celebrated in Barcelona last May at the Mediterranean European Forest Institute (EFIMED), we got the chance to see first-hand how inhabitants of the Comarca of Bages are minimizing the impact […]

‘Address mountain specificities better in the future Cohesion Policy’ [12 / 06 / 2017]

It is time to really implement territorial cohesion and pay special attention to mountain areas, as emphasised in the article 174 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU.  On 7th June 2017, more […]

From Cork 2.0 to concrete actions for a better life in rural areas [9 / 06 / 2017]

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) section for Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment (NAT) is working on a new own-initiative opinion entitled “From Cork 2.0 Declaration to concrete actions”, led by rapporteur Sofia […]

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Missed our seminar on senior #tourism and accessibility? You want to catch up & discover inspiring initiatives?
⬇ The recording is available on our YouTube channel ⬇
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#Mobility can be Sustainable & Smart if accessible to all for better #cohesion and greater emissions reduction 🚞 The new EU strategy should
🌄Propose a Rural Mobility Package
🌄Develop rail transport
🌄Further support #socialinnovation & #SmartVillages
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🗣️@joseppuxeu Following the huge increase in teleworking during the lockdown, the #postcovid recovery plans are opening up opportunities to consolidate a paradigm shift that is no longer utopian, where jobs with high added value are relocated to rural and mountainous areas.🧑‍💻🏞️

🗣️@dslavova1 In mountain areas, extensive livestock farming enables marginal land without agricultural value to be put to good use.

Well-managed grazing activity provides multiple benefits but specific support measures are absolutely necessary

#RuralAreas 🧑‍🌾🐄

👉 Registration open for our first webinar 👈
Join us on 1 Oct to discuss rural #resilience and build a smarter future for mountain communities 🌄 With @HerbertDorfmann @Cia_Agricoltura @CPoliedra & more! Registration before 29 Sept ⬇
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