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What financial instruments for agriculture and rural development? [9 / 01 / 2017]

The second EU fi-compass conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020, took place in Brussels, on November 25, 2016. Fi-compass (financial instruments) is a platform jointly provided by the European […]

H2020 consultation ends on January 15, 2017 [19 / 12 / 2016]

The public stakeholder consultation on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 ends on January 15, 2017. The objective of the consultation is to collect information from a wide audience on different aspects of Horizon 2020 […]

First workshop on circular economy and forestry in mountain supply chains successfully completed in Skrad, Croatia [16 / 12 / 2016]

On 29 November, 2016 in Skrad, Croatia, Euromontana, in partnership with its Croatian member, PINS, and Mr. Radoš, Croatian Member of the European Parliament, hosted a workshop on the circular economy in forestry entitled: “Innovation […]

Implementation of the measure on areas facing natural or other specific constraints [15 / 12 / 2016]

Compensatory allowance for areas facing natural constraints (ANC) is a payment scheme of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) which aims to prevent land abandonment. The compensatory allowance for permanent natural handicaps applies to areas with […]

Developing energy projects: what are the European level funding opportunities and how to overcome investment obstacles? [15 / 12 / 2016]

During the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) in October 2016, the workshop “How to aggregate small energy investments into a large regional project?” was organised by Krapina-Zagorje and Zagreb County in Croatia, the […]

Five new EIP-AGRI focus groups to be launched in 2017 [14 / 12 / 2016]

Five new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are to start their work in 2017. EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are temporary groups of selected experts focusing on a specific subject, sharing knowledge and experience. Each group explores practical innovative […]

Economic study on the cumulative effects of trade agreements on the EU agricultural sector [13 / 12 / 2016]

In  November 2016,  the Joint Research Centre published a study entitled  “Cumulative economic impact of future trade agreements on EU agriculture”. The assessment set to analyse the economic cumulative effects of ongoing and upcoming trade […]

Encourage smart and innovative mountain regions [8 / 12 / 2016]

Our member Sogn og Fjordane County Municipality has had one of their employees – Lars Hustveit –  based in Brussels since April 2016.  He has during this time partly done work for Euromontana and partly […]

Kick-off of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food [8 / 12 / 2016]

The Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food (S3P Agri-Food) kick-off event took place on 6-7 December in Florence, Italy. The Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food is meant to accelerate innovation and to promote regional economic transformation […]

DG AGRI call for proposals “Support for information measures relating to the common agricultural policy (CAP)” for 2017 is now open [17 / 11 / 2016]

The European Commission co-finances information measures relating to the common agricultural policy. A call for proposals is published once a year and the call for 2017 is now open. The deadline for proposals is the […]

The high potential for agricultural innovation in Mediterranean rural areas [15 / 11 / 2016]

During the European Week of Regions and Cities, which took place on 11-13 October 2016 in Brussels, our very own Damiana Maiz presented the innovative potential of mountainous areas, during a workshop on that topic, […]

Shaping social innovation for marginalised rural areas [9 / 11 / 2016]

The Horizon 2020 project SIMRA (Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas) aims to categorise and understand social innovation in different settings (thanks to case studies), to develop an integrated set of methods for the evaluation […]

How will the Cork 2.0 Declaration be implemented? [8 / 11 / 2016]

Euromontana had the opportunity to question DG AGRI on the implementation of the Cork 2.0 Declaration during the workshop “Toward an EU Rural Agenda, revitalization opportunities and challenges” that took place during the European Week […]

How can better soils help us deliver ecosystem services? [7 / 11 / 2016]

LANDMARK (LAND Management, Assessment, Research, Knowledge base) is a European Horizon 2020 Research Project dealing with the sustainable management of land and soil in Europe. The questions that LANDMARK aims to address are: “How can […]

Proceedings of the X European Mountain Convention are now available [3 / 11 / 2016]

From 3 to 5 October 2016, around 260 mountain actors (researchers, farmers, environmentalists, elected representatives from local and regional authorities, representatives of chambers of commerce and development agencies) met in Bragança, Portugal during the X […]

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🌄🌄“Telework is not sufficient to attract youth in mountains.” says Carla Lostrangio, Euromontana. “We need to invest in employment, educational and cultural offers, mobility and broadband. The funds of the Cohesion Policy shall be used for that. “ Stimulating afternoon discussion organised by Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa and Il Sole 24 ORE with great inputs from Filippo barbera and Francesco Martino. #Montana174 #CohesionPolicy #Mountains ... See MoreSee Less
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❗🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Rural #braindrain: How can the Cohesion Policy help reverse the trend? This was the topic of our discussion today at the European Parliament together with the Integroup RUMRA & Smart Villages, MEP Hannes Heide, Vesna Caminades from the Bolzano-South Tyrol Autonomous Region and Blandine Camus, Euromontana. We looked at how👇: ✴️Awareness on funds and more investments on mobility can make mountains more attractive to youth & workers✴️Cultural and educational offers disclose job opportunities, such as marketing and cultural management, and reduce outmigration ✴️Concrete recommendations to counter brain drain by Euromontana, starting from the funds of the #CohesionPolicy #Montana174 #Mountains #EuropeanYearofYouth ... See MoreSee Less
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⏳ A few days left to get your early bird ticket for the XII European Mountain Convention! 🌄👉2 days of conference to define the future of #SmartMountains👉3 study visits to discover the region👉The Euromontana General Assembly ℹ️ Programme & registration: www.emc2022.info/‼️ Registration is open for the XII European Mountain Convention 🌄Innovation, governance, mobility, natural resources, digital transition & more ➡️ Join us to define a strategy for the development of SmartMountains towards 2050Programme & registration 👇👉 www.emc2022.info/Cia - Agricoltori Italiani | Regione Calabria | Parco Nazionale della Sila | G.A.L. SILA | GAL Sibaritide | Gal Kroton | Mountain Partnership ... See MoreSee Less
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Event report🆕

Main messages from last week's event on #BrainDrain with @IntergroupRUMRA & MEP @HannesHeide
👉Mountains lack diversified & qualified jobs
👉Culture plays a role in attractiveness
👉The 🇪🇺 #NewEuropeanBauhaus can improve quality of life

https://t.co/8cWW1R9236

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Giovani, vita in montagna e opportuintà date dall'Ue. Il bello di punti di vista critici: da non perdere gli spunti dati da Carla Lostrangio di @Euromontana , di @FilBarbera e @fmartino_obc https://t.co/wwGLcRizKb #Work4Future

We’re still looking for papers on harnessing #digitalization for #SustainableFutures of #mountain #SocialEcologicalSystems. What works, how does it work, what risks are there?

We’ve extended the due date: Submit by 1 August 2022! https://t.co/NxyLlKa3VY

#MountainsMatter

La Oficina @aragon_Bruselas ha asistido al evento #RuralBrainDrain organizado por @Euromontana. Junto con @HannesHeide, europarlamentario austriaco, y con miembros de otras regiones europeas hemos dialogado sobre la fuga de cerebros y como mitigar la disminución de la población.

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How to fight #BrainDrain in mountain areas?🌄

🔸Economic diversification
🔸Change of mindsets
🔸Strategies to attract young graduates back
🔸Analysis of COVID-19 impact

More recommendations in our position paper👇
https://t.co/rrE01AUpLs

#EUYearofYouth #MountainsMatter

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