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Be ready for the next Interreg Europe call for proposals [17 / 01 / 2017]

The next Interreg Europe call for proposals will open on 1 March and close on 30 June 2017. The application pack will be made available online in January 2017. In the meanwhile, specific terms and […]

Maceo is hiring a Project Manager in Local Development and Territorial Innovation. [16 / 01 / 2017]

Macéo is the association of public and private stakeholders in the Massif Central joining forces to bring projects to serve its mountain areas such as: Innovation, development, attractiveness, growth. Macéo has a resolutely operational and […]

Committee of the Regions drafts an opinion on sustainable EU Food Policy [10 / 01 / 2017]

The topic of sustainable food systems and food security was scheduled to be addressed by the European Commission with its Communication on Sustainable Food in 2014, which was finally withdrawn. The topic was partially reprised […]

Mountains now in Research and National Cohesion agendas in Portugal [10 / 01 / 2017]

By João Azevedo, Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Vice-Coordinator at CIMO – Centro de Investigação de Montanha Mountains 2016 took place in Bragança, Portugal, from 3 to 7 October 2016, comprising the X […]

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, […]

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Mark your calendars! 📅 On 21 February we are hosting in Brussels the final conference of our Interreg Europe project Silver SMEs!On the agenda: local and regional policies to address ageing, actions to support SMEs of the Silver Economy, the value of interregional cooperation in the face of demographic change 👵More info 👇projects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less
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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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Join us and Emblematic to discuss sustainable tourism! 🏂🔸Ski in the context of climate change🔸Stakeholders cooperation🔸Good practices📆8 Dec💻OnlineProgramme & registration 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/sustainable-tourism-development-models-for-mountain-areas/Labex ITTEM - Innovations et transitions territoriales en montagne ... See MoreSee Less
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75% of Europe's #grasslands are in poor conservation status 🆘 But a change in policy or management can improve their #conservation! 🌱

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🔥Yesterday FIRE-RES consortium had the opportunity to visit the sites where the two largest fires in Dutch history happened! An exciting opportunity to learn how the fire management system works in The Netherlands and the challenges for the upcoming years!🔥
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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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