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The BRIDGES project needs you! [3 / 12 / 2018]

BRIDGES is a European-wide project targeting territories with geographical specificities i.e. mountain areas, islands, coastal areas, and sparsely populated areas. The project is funded by the ESPON EGTC. According to the project partners, key policy […]

Marisa’s testimony: “A life in the mountains” [27 / 11 / 2018]

Thanks to our SIMRA research project, on social innovation in marginalized rural areas, we had the opportunity to hear from Marisa Rodriguez, a Spanish woman from the Leon region, who is one of the founders […]

The Mountain Dimension of Cooperation – Feedback from the Experts Seminar in Brussels [23 / 11 / 2018]

On 9th November 2019, DG REGIO organised a one-day seminar that gave the opportunity to share results and lessons learnt from the cooperation for the development of the mountainous areas in the EU within the […]

Silver SMEs: call for good practices [21 / 11 / 2018]

  SILVER SMEs is an Interreg Europe project which aims to support SME-related regional policies in rural and mountainous areas to develop products and services of benefit for the senior population. Euromontana and three of […]

Mountains, islands and sparsely populated areas: how successful is the current Cohesion Policy and what should be improved post-2020? [19 / 11 / 2018]

Based upon the principle that islands, mountains and sparsely populated areas face similar challenges in terms of economies of scale, connectivity, vulnerability to climate change and other geographic specificities (such as slopes for mountains or […]

Innovation in rural development: feedback from the Operational Groups seminar and the innovation thematic group [16 / 11 / 2018]

During the third week of October 2018, the EIP-AGRI organised a seminar focusing on the Operational Groups (OG) as well as the 12th meeting of the subgroup on innovation in Spoleto (Italy). These events were […]

New call for proposals funding information measures on CAP [14 / 11 / 2018]

The European Commission has recently released the new call for proposals funding information measures on CAP. The proposal for information measures shall illustrate how the CAP contributes towards the delivery of the Commission’s political priorities. […]

Register for the next RUMRA breakfast on decarbonisation [12 / 11 / 2018]

The RUMRA Intergroup (rural, mountainous and remote areas) in the European Parliament   and the Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative are pleased to invite you to a breakfast debate hosted by Mercedes Bresso, […]

The fourth Interreg Alpine Space call for project proposals is open! [8 / 11 / 2018]

A new Interreg Alpine Space call was recently launched and will close on 12 December 2018 at 13:00. Interreg Alpine Space a European Union funding programme that encourages transnational cooperation beyond borders in the seven Alpine countries. The […]

Boosting cross-border regions with eGovernance solutions [5 / 11 / 2018]

During the European Week of Cities and Regions 2018, organised in Brussels, on 9-11 October 2018, a session focused on how digital solutions can help public administrations boost growth and reduce the obstacles and administrative […]

SIMRA’s 5th newsletter just published! [31 / 10 / 2018]

  Welcome back to SIMRA’s newsletter, where you will discover plenty of examples of social innovation from throughout Europe, whether through the researcher’s perspective with the example of refugee inclusion in Norway, or through the […]

Salt Production System of Añana in the Basque Country [30 / 10 / 2018]

A Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System In November 2017, the FAO declared the Salt Valle Salado, located in the town of Salinas de Añana (Basque Country, in Spain) as the first European Globally Important Agricultural […]

Erasmus 2021-2027: The budget for education and training to double for much higher ambitions [29 / 10 / 2018]

On 30 May 2018, the European Commission published its legislative proposal on the future Erasmus+ programme for the period 2021-2027, the European Union’s programme for education and training, as well as for youth and sport.  […]

Fact-based decision-making in Nordic areas: a new data platform is available [25 / 10 / 2018]

During the European Week of Cities and Regions 2018, organised in Brussels, on 9-11 October 2018, a session focused on the relevance of fact-based reports and tools produced for analysing macro-regions. The aim was to […]

Fostering local development in the Mediterranean via tourism and cultural heritage [24 / 10 / 2018]

Tourism and cultural heritage are two strong vectors of local development, which was explained at length during a session of the European Week of Cities and Regions 2018. Indeed, the Mediterranean basin is the 1st […]

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🚨 Call for Session Contributors | DEADLINE: 1 MarchAre you passionate about environmental challenges and prospects for sustainable mountain regions? Share your insights and experiences at the MOVING Scientific Conference!📝 Submit your abstract (500 words) to moving.coord@uco.es by specifying your preferred session:➡️ Environmental challenges of mountain areas➡️ Value chain contribution to #resilience and #Sustainability➡️ The future of mountain areas💡 Don't miss this unique opportunity to exchange insights with the MOVING project and shape the future of mountain regions.All the details: bit.ly/3IaCrjq#MountainsMatter ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you heard about the pioneering school for shepherds and breeders in Italy? 🐑 The #LIFEProject @LIFE ShepForBio has created this initiative to teach participants the best practices for conserving pastoral habitats in three Italian regions ⛰️ Discover their work preserving our #Natura2000 sites 👉 bit.ly/4bFvggU#ShepForBio ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 Save the Date! 🌟 Join us for an introductory online meeting on 21 February at 11:00 CET as we embark on a journey towards preserving the rich heritage of Carpathian pastoralism. Key Objectives of the Meeting: 🔹 Presenting the mandate of the Carpathian Convention and fostering cooperation for inscribing Carpathian pastoralism in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List of Humanity. 🔹 Sharing international experiences from the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralism (IYRP2026) and Romania's process for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO. 🔹 Discussing avenues for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO ICH or other means to promote Carpathian pastoralism. If you're passionate about preserving Carpathian pastoralism and keen to contribute, reach out to the Secretariat at info.carpathianconvention@un.org to join the conversation! 📸Photo by Sabrina Wisian🌾🏞️ #CulturalHeritage #UNESCO #CarpathianPastoralism ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for the upcoming LIFE Shepforbio online Discussion Forum, connecting pastoral schools, stakeholders and networks across Europe! 🐑 📅 22 February 2024 from 10:00 - 12:30 CET🔍On the Agenda:• Discussing a platform for the exchange of pastoral knowledge• The role of pastoral schools in regional & cross-regional initiativesAre you interested in joining and want to receive more details? DM us! 📧 Looking forward to seeing you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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