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An on-demand bus to serve mountain and remote areas [13 / 07 / 2017]

Bwcabus (Book-a-bus) is an on–demand local bus service operating in west Wales. The initiative was created in 2015 to respond to the needs of people living in rural and mountain areas. Context Rural and mountainous […]

Euromontana presents Silver Tourism project during Mountain Business Summit [12 / 07 / 2017]

From the 5th to 7th July 2017, the first edition of the International Trade show for Mountain Industry and Innovators, “Mountain Business Summit”, was held in Tarbes, in the French Pyrenees. The Summit aimed to […]

ENRD published a FAQ on the compensatory allowance for areas facing natural constraints [11 / 07 / 2017]

The European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) recently published a FAQ on the compensatory allowance for areas facing natural constraints. Compensatory allowance for areas facing natural constraints (ANC) is a payment scheme of the Common […]

Euromontana at the International Trade show for Mountain Industry and Innovators in Tarbes [10 / 07 / 2017]

From the 5th to 7th July 2017, the first edition of the International Trade show for Mountain Industry and Innovators, “Mountain Business Summit”, was held in Tarbes, in the French Pyrenees. The Summit aimed to […]

SIMRA’s first General Assembly takes place in Barcelona [10 / 07 / 2017]

SIMRA partners and its Scientific Advisory Board gathered in Barcelona from 16 to 18th May 2017 for a productive annual project meeting and the first General Assembly, hosted by the EFI Mediterranean Regional Office in […]

People in rural areas more exposed to poverty [7 / 07 / 2017]

The European Parliamentary Research Service has published, in March 2017, a research briefing analyzing the mains drivers of rural poverty and social exclusion in the EU and the European policies and instruments to fight it. […]

Have you heard about the AlpES project? [5 / 07 / 2017]

The project “AlpES – Alpine Ecosystem Services – mapping, maintenance and management”, led by Eurac Research, a Euromontana member, has the objectives to introduce a common understanding of ecosystem services as a regional and transnational […]

Proceedings of the “Cohesion Policy in Mountain Areas” Conference are now available [4 / 07 / 2017]

On 7th June 2017, more than 100 mountain actors from all over Europe met in Brussels to participate in a conference on “Cohesion Policy in mountain areas: How to increase the contributions from mountains and […]

Study on the labelling and valorisation of mountain products in Europe [3 / 07 / 2017]

On Wednesday 28 June 2017, Euromontana’s members of the working group on mountain products met in Paris. During the first part of the meeting, Alice Dos Santos, our former intern, presented the conclusions of her […]

Rural Proofing: A key tool for rural development?   [30 / 06 / 2017]

On 4 May 2017, the European Committee of the Regions’ Commission (CoR) for Natural Resources (NAT) and the Rurality-Environment-Development (RED) international association held a conference in Brussels entitled “RURAL post-2020: more ambitious, more transversal! A […]

Call for experts: Three new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups [29 / 06 / 2017]

Experts, farmers, foresters, advisers and researchers can apply to participate in one of the three new Focus Groups of the European Innovation Partnership on ‘Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability’ (EIP-AGRI). The three Focus Group topics are […]

2017 Call for proposals for LIFE grants [26 / 06 / 2017]

The 2017 call for proposals for LIFE grants (the Financial Instrument for the Environment) was published on 28 April. Who can apply? What type of projects can be funded? What are the priority areas covered? […]

How can I become a Silver Tourism expert? [22 / 06 / 2017]

Euromontana is part of an Erasmus + project called “Silver Tourism” which started in October 2015 and will end next October. This project aims to provide the necessary training for the tourism sector to take […]

CAP post-2020: what are the recommendations of the Committee of the Regions? [20 / 06 / 2017]

The Committee of the Regions’ (CoR) opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020, commissioned by European Commission Vice-President Timmermans, will be discussed during the next plenary session of the CoR in July 2017 (see […]

Iberian Mountain Research Network now established [19 / 06 / 2017]

Adapted from the original article on the Mountain Partnership website. A group of 19 universities and research centres from Andorra, Portugal and Spain have formalized the creation of an Iberian mountain research network to study […]

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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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Mark your calendars! 📅 On 21 Feb we host in Brussels @Silver_SMEs final event!

On the agenda: local & regional policies to address #ageing, actions to support #SMEs of the #SilverEconomy, the value of interregional cooperation in the face of #DemographicChange 👵

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📆 On 1 and 2 December, the #UNIMONT team will take part in Grenoble at the international congess "Encore une transition? Les territoires de montagne face aux changements socio-environnementaux"

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