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Visit our brand new website for the SILVER TOURISM project! [13 / 07 / 2016]

Euromontana participates in a new Erasmus + project called “Silver Tourism” for 2 years. This project aims to provide the necessary training for the tourism sector to take advantage of the opportunities created by the […]

Registrations for the Open days are now open ! [12 / 07 / 2016]

Previously called “Open Days”, the 2016 European Week for Regions and Cities will take place on 10- 13 October 2016 in Brussels. Under the headline ‘Regions and cities for sustainable and inclusive growth’, the programme […]

Smart and innovative rural regions [12 / 07 / 2016]

Inspired by the European focus on smart regions, 2 members of Euromontana: Lars Hustveit (Sogn og Fjordane County Municipality, Norway) and Gianluca Lentini (Poliedra – Politecnico di Milano, Italy) have written an article that highlights the dimension […]

CoR has published a draft opinion about Services of General Economic Interest [12 / 07 / 2016]

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) will soon adopt an “own-initiative opinion” on State Aid and Services of General Interest (SGEIs). The draft is supposed to be adopted this autumn 2016. Indeed, due to the […]

Study and model Europe’s forests using the now publicly available EFISCEN forest inventory data and model [7 / 07 / 2016]

Alterra and the European Forest Institute have made publicly available their twenty-year-old European Forest Information Scenario Model (EFISCEN). The model contains a database of forest inventory data from 32 European countries. The database includes information […]

Visit our brand new website for the SIMRA project! [7 / 07 / 2016]

The new Horizon 2020 project SIMRA (Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas) has officially started on the 1st April 2016 for four years. The project aims to categorise and understand social innovation in different settings […]

ENRD Seminar “Changing our Mindsets – Seizing Opportunities in the Green Economy” [6 / 07 / 2016]

On the 1st July 2016, the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) hosted a European Seminar on “Changing our Mindsets – Seizing Opportunities in the Green Economy” in Brussels. The event brought together managing authorities […]

Friends of EUSALP – EUSALP and the Juncker Plan: EFSI Investment Platforms to foster growth in Europe [28 / 06 / 2016]

On June 22, 2016, the Friends of EUSALP held a meeting on investments and growth in the Alpine Region. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the Juncker Plan and the European Fund for […]

How can irrigation and soil fertility be improved while also reducing the environmental impact of farming? The use of no-till methods [28 / 06 / 2016]

Context: In 2002, Nuno Marques, a Portuguese farmer of beef, cereals, and forestry, in collaboration with the Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas (ICAAM), young graduates, and irrigation and veterinarian services began a project […]

SIMRA (Social Innovation In Marginalised Rural Areas) has kicked off [20 / 06 / 2016]

Scientists from across Europe and the wider Mediterranean area met at the James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen (Scotland) at the end of May 2016 to mark the start of a 4-year project addressing some of the […]

Call for experts for 3 new EIP AGRI Focus Groups – Deadline 11th July, 2016 [14 / 06 / 2016]

EIP‑AGRI has opened a call for experts for 3 new Focus Groups on: Robust and resilient dairy production systems Agroforestry: introducing woody vegetation into specialised crop and livestock systems Diseases and pests in viticulture Experts […]

How does the CAP take into account the production of public goods in agriculture? [6 / 06 / 2016]

Whereas there is a broad discussion about the renewal of agricultural production and the adaptation of public support, the co-editors of the book are intended to feed the discussion of what underlies this concept of […]

The PEGASUS project publishes its first Newsletter [1 / 06 / 2016]

The first newsletter of the PEGASUS project was launched last week! It provides information on the project’s progress in its first year and some of the emerging findings to enable a greater provision of public […]

ENRD Seminar “Forging the Links – Connecting RDP Support to the Food & Drink Supply Chain” [31 / 05 / 2016]

On the 26th May 2016, a seminar was held by the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) on the links between RDP (Rural Development Programme) Support and the Food & Drink Supply Chain in Brussels […]

Research Assistant position available at Perth College UHI, Scotland [30 / 05 / 2016]

Our member, the Centre for Mountain Studies of the Perth College UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland) is looking for a Research Assistant for one year to work, among other things, on the […]

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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 ⬇
https://t.co/zdhp4xaE4R

#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
https://t.co/i2NwQp9Wim

🗣️@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 ⬇
https://t.co/jdfCdDAMmP

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