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Enhancing the cultural heritage of mountain areas: a new booklet of good practices [19 / 02 / 2019]

Inspired by the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the Schignano Workshop (Province of Como, Italy) and from the XI European Mountain Convention, ERSAF (the Lombardy regional body for agricultural and forestry services) published a […]

A new video to explain the Oreka Mendian project! [18 / 02 / 2019]

An informative video of the LIFE Oreka Mendian project is now available. The video provides general information about the project and about the actions that are implemented in the mountain pastures of 15 protected areas […]

Romania has established a national logo for the optional quality term ”Mountain Product” [15 / 02 / 2019]

On February 5th 2019, Romania announced the creation of a specific logo for the quality term “mountain product” in the Official Journal of Romania. The Order of the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development no. […]

SIMRA participated in the debate on “Smart villages: Integrated strategic approaches to innovation in rural areas” [14 / 02 / 2019]

On 29th January 2019, Marie Clotteau, Director of Euromontana, presented SIMRA to the NAT (Commission for Natural Resources) members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) during a debate on “Smart Villages: integrated strategic […]

How can the Pyrenees tackle climate change? [13 / 02 / 2019]

The Pyrenees Climate Change Observatory (OPCC) published its new report “Climate change in the Pyrenees: impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation”. Its production gathered more than 100 experts from Aragon, Navarre, Catalonia, Basque Country, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie and […]

Good practices of rural sustainable mobility presented during SMARTA workshop [12 / 02 / 2019]

Started in May 2018, SMARTA  – Sustainable shared mobility interconnected with public transport in European rural areas (developing the concept of ‘smart rural transport areas’) – is a two-year European-funded project which aims to understand […]

SILVER SMEs meets entrepreneurs and policy-makers at AgeingFit 2019 [7 / 02 / 2019]

SILVER SMEs partners met in Lille and attended AgeingFit, a European event dedicated to innovation partnerships in the healthy ageing sector, which was organised in Lille (France), on 29 & 30 January 2019. Silver Health […]

Advanced International Course on Social Innovation in Rural Areas [6 / 02 / 2019]

A one-week training course will be organised in the framework of the H2020 EU-funded project Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ-CIHEAM) on 18-22 November 2019 to […]

How is the LEADER approach applied in the Western Balkan countries? [6 / 02 / 2019]

Find out how the LEADER approach is applied in Western Balkan countries in a recent publication produced by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SWG): “From a local initiative to […]

Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product”: where do we stand in the different Member States? [5 / 02 / 2019]

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

Take part in the European survey on the Sustainable Development Goals! [24 / 01 / 2019]

Since the adoption in 2015 of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 193 signatory countries are expected to report regularly on the implementation of […]

Pyrénées Création: restoring the nobility of wool [22 / 01 / 2019]

The revalorisation of a traditional sector Pyrénées  Création  is  a  small  company  from  the  French  Pyrenees  that  has succeeded,  with  modern  design  and  innovative  creations  (slippers, bags,  plaids and  rugs)  to  bring  the  wool  of  […]

URBACT: an Opportunity for Cities in Mountain Areas? [17 / 01 / 2019]

URBACT’s last call for Action Planning networks is now open. The URBACT III Programme is looking for up to 23 new Action Planning networks. Action Planning networks aim to help cities in Europe find solutions […]

New SILVER SMEs project brochure just out [16 / 01 / 2019]

The SILVER SMEs Interreg Europe project has just released its project brochure, describing the key objectives and activities of the project, as well as ways to get involved in the project. You can find out […]

The Committee of the Regions calls for strong rural development to overcome the challenges face by territories [15 / 01 / 2019]

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) adopted an opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy  (CAP) on 5 December 2018 in which it emphasised the need for a fairer, more sustainable and more inclusive CAP. According […]

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A few days left to register to our webinar on sustainable tourism on Dec 8📅🚵‍♀️Join the discussions & discover the stories of:Syndicat Mixte Canigou Grand SiteLabex ITTEM - Innovations et transitions territoriales en montagne 2TM - Transitions des Territoires de MontagneRRA Podravje - MariborAgenda 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/sustainable-tourism-development-models-for-mountain-areas/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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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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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!

Now available:
👉the Sila Declaration for Smart Mountains 🌄
👉the event report, presentations, brochure of smart initiatives
👉the video of the conference

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Few days left to register to our webinar on #SustainableTourism on Dec 8📅

🚵‍♀️Discover the stories of mountain stakeholders on transition to more sustainable models!

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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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