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Social Innovation in Rural Areas: discover our MOOC! [25 / 03 / 2020]

On March 30, 2020, the Horizon2020 SIMRA project (Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas) is launching a 3 weeks Massive Online Open Course on Social Innovation in Rural Areas. This course will drive you across […]

EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fork strategies postponed [24 / 03 / 2020]

In the current context due to COVID-19, the European Commission will focus its activities on a limited number of files in the coming weeks. On March 18, 2020, the European Commission published a list of […]

Discover the Bulgarian logo for the optional quality term “mountain products” [23 / 03 / 2020]

Mountainous areas in Bulgaria cover 53.3% of the overall surface and account for nearly 38% of all utilized agricultural areas. In light on the relevance of mountains areas for its national economy, Bulgaria has been […]

EIP-AGRI Call for interest: show how mountain farming can be carbon neutral [19 / 03 / 2020]

The European Innovation Partnership for Agriculture (EIP-AGRI) is organising a one-and-a-half-day workshop “Towards carbon neutral agriculture” on 09 and 10 September 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia. In view of the event, the EIP-AGRI is looking for […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Vlatko Andonovski, from MAKMONTANA (North Macedonia) [18 / 03 / 2020]

The Republic of North Macedonia is a mountainous country, with mountains and semi-mountains comprising more than 65% of the national territory. In North Macedonia 30% of the population live in mountain areas. To promote good […]

A toolbox to better involve the youth in mountain governance [16 / 03 / 2020]

Many young people leave mountain regions because they see few opportunities on the labour market and have no prospects for the future. Moreover, most policy makers are not aware of the benefits of a young […]

2020 work programme of the European Commission: make your voice heard [12 / 03 / 2020]

On January 29, 2020, the new European Commission published its annual work programme, forecasting several communications and new strategies in the coming months of crucial importance for our mountain areas. The new strategies announced will […]

Save the date: XII European Mountain Convention on “Smart Mountains” 29 & 30 Sept and 1 Oct 2020 [11 / 03 / 2020]

  Euromontana and CIA – Agricoltori italiani are co-organising the XII European Mountain Convention in Sila National Natural Park, Italy, on 29 & 30 September and 1 October 2020. The European Mountain Conventions are major […]

Snowshoe hiking in Nansens footstep [10 / 03 / 2020]

By Windy Kester Moe, Eastern Norway Research Institute A long row of colourful jackets, hats and small talk is ploughing through the deep snow at Valbjørgmorka in Vågå, Norway. Some hikers have ski poles; others […]

Internship opportunity – May to October 2020 [4 / 03 / 2020]

Euromontana is the European association for cooperation and development of mountain areas. Its aims are to promote mountain territories as territories with a future and to improve the quality of life of mountain populations, building […]

Read SILVER SMEs’ 6th newsletter! [3 / 03 / 2020]

  Did you know that 32% of the European Union’s older adult’s population lives alone? Loneliness and lack of adapted services make seniors more vulnerable in rural and mountainous areas. This is why SILVER SMEs […]

The European Green Deal – mountain communities can make a big difference claims the CoR [27 / 02 / 2020]

In February 2020, during the first plenary session of the recently renewed European Committee of the Regions (CoR) members adopted the opinion “Towards sustainable neighbourhoods and small communities – Environment policy below municipal level” by […]

Farm to Fork Strategy: be ready by the end of March [26 / 02 / 2020]

As part of the new European Green Deal, DG SANTE will publish a “Farm to Fork” strategy in spring 2020, in close cooperation with DG AGRI and DG MARE in particular. This article sets out […]

A village delivery service for the rural ageing population [24 / 02 / 2020]

Spain is among the European countries with the highest share of people aged 80 and more, with 6% of their population belonging to this age group (Eurostat, 2016, data on life expectancy). In addition, most […]

Cuts to rural development budget unacceptable [18 / 02 / 2020]

The Rural Coalition and Coalition of European Agriregions deem the recently proposed cut to rural development funding to be unacceptable and call on the policy-makers to review this approach ahead of the summit on 20th […]

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The Youth Council of @CipraInt wants to create a single & cheap ticket for #youth to travel throughout the #Alps 🥳
You are between 15-29 and enjoy travelling in the Alps?
You like the concept?
Help them by filling in this short survey 👇
https://t.co/wzheDHMnR8

Investigating the Silver Economy in Europe #1
🔹 Rural Europe is #ageing
🔹 Our regions lack services, including for #olderadults
🔹 The #SilverEconomy can improve their quality of life

👇Discover how in our first interactive infographic👇
https://t.co/DNY4gf6X0p

40% of European regions are excluded from #innovation developments for 4.0 technologies. They miss opportunities and the edge achieved in 3.0 technologies. 📖more about #digitaltranformation of Regional Economies in this last update of Transregecon project
https://t.co/uIvD10ewO5

Le #SAB et l'Aide suisse à la montagne lancent le Prix Montagne 2020. Doté de 40'000 et 20'000 francs, il récompense des entreprises novatrices contribuant au développement des régions de #montagne. Les candidatures peuvent être envoyées jusqu'au 18 août.
https://t.co/RUNHA7iOYE

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❌ No #youth should be left behind ❌
See the recommendations of the Council of the UE for more opportunities for the #rural youth with:
👉 employment & training opportunities
👉 inclusive governance & youth spaces
👉 transports & ICT infrastructures
https://t.co/9auFpUdQeL

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