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Rural Review on ‘Smart Villages: Revitalising Rural Services’ just out! [18 / 05 / 2018]

The ENRD launched a thematic group nearly one year ago on Smart Villages which Euromontana is part of. We’re happy to see the fruits of our work have been summarised in the new ENRD Rural […]

Innovation & Cultural Heritage: how innovation can enhance cultural heritage in Europe [17 / 05 / 2018]

2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage. With the aim of encouraging more people to discover and engage with Europe’s cultural heritage, the European institutions will organise throughout the year events focusing on cultural […]

Which future for agricultural research in the EU? [14 / 05 / 2018]

AgriResearch Conference 2018 The EU AgriResearch Conference assembled over 500 people in Brussels on 2&3 May 2018 who wished to learn more about EU agricultural and rural Research & Innovation (R&I) achievements and have their […]

Budget post-2020: serious cuts in the CAP and the Cohesion Policy budgets but strong increase in research and youth [9 / 05 / 2018]

Once every seven years, the European Union decides on its future long-term budget – the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). The next such budget, starting on 1 January 2021, will be the first for the European […]

The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment launches a mountain biodiversity and human wellbeing survey [8 / 05 / 2018]

The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA), a platform for international and cross-disciplinary collaboration on the assessment, conservation, and sustainable use of mountain biodiversity, is carrying out a first assessment of the state of, trends in, […]

How the GreenWoolF project achieved to convert wool wastes into high value fertilizer [4 / 05 / 2018]

Wool is a by-product of sheep breeding. It is divided into high quality and low-quality wool, called coarse wool that is not suitable for textile uses. The remaining wool is considered as useless waste because […]

“The wolf has returned” – Feedback from the conference of the Saxony-Anhalt delegation [4 / 05 / 2018]

On April 12, 2018, the Representation of the German State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union and its Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Energy organised a conference in Brussels on the topic of large predators […]

Apply now for this new course on “Recording rock-art: new technologies for the documentation and management of mountain and valley heritage” (Italy) [2 / 05 / 2018]

The Mountain University (the Edolo campus of the University of Milan) in collaboration with the Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici  have launched a course on “Recording rock-art: new technologies for the documentation and management of mountain and valley […]

Which future for pastoralism in Europe? Feedback from the workshop in Moûtiers [27 / 04 / 2018]

On 7 March 2018, Euromontana organized a workshop entitled “Which future for pastoralism in Europe? The cohabitation with large carnivores and the attractivity of the pastoral jobs in question”, in Moûtiers, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region […]

Future EU budget announcements to come next week! [24 / 04 / 2018]

The European commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, will be announcing key figures for each of the main areas of the post-2020 budget on 2 May 2018. Details on the proposed spending in […]

Registrations for the XI European Mountain Convention on cultural heritage are now open! [20 / 04 / 2018]

  How can we turn an unreplaceable inheritance from the past into a game changer for our future? This is the objective of the XI European Mountain Convention on “Cultural Heritage as an Engine for […]

How to enhance rural innovation? Key messages from the OECD conference [19 / 04 / 2018]

The 11th OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Rural Development Conference was held in Edinburgh on 9-12 April 2018. Prior to the main conference, a series of interactive sessions, led by the European Network […]

Smart Villages: Participate in the consultation on the definition and share your good practices [18 / 04 / 2018]

The concept of “Smart Villages” is gaining more and more attention at EU level and is likely to play a role in future policy. In light of this, a Pilot Project has been launched on […]

Smart Villages : For a Smarter Future of Rural areas [17 / 04 / 2018]

On 13th April 2018 in Bled, Slovenia, a joint conference between the European Commission and the European Parliament was organised on “European Action for Smart Villages: for a brighter future of rural areas in the […]

Dramatic biodiversity trends, including in mountain areas: The most recent scientific updates are out [12 / 04 / 2018]

The last few weeks have been fruitful in terms of scientific publications and political declarations on the dramatic trends observed in the levels of biodiversity world-wide. Several publications have caught our eye, notably a study […]

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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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