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Progress expected on the implementation of the legislation on the OQT “mountain product” in Italy [3 / 04 / 2017]

On February 24, 2017, Elisabetta Parravicini, Vice-President of Euromontana and President of member organization ERSAF (Ente Regionale per i Servizi all’Agricoltura e alle Foreste), presented Euromontana’s work and future objectives at a meeting on Italian […]

Regional study on the legislation and use of the optional quality term “prodotto di montagna” across Italy [3 / 04 / 2017]

This following study presents the progress of the implementation and use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” across different regions in Italy. The objective is to provide a general overview of how the […]

The Lombardy region launches Montagna Futuro – strategies for youth and technology for the development of the Lombardy mountains [3 / 04 / 2017]

On March 14th, 2017,politicians, technicians, researchers, mountain residents, government officials, an Olympic athlete (Deborah Compagnoni), and many more joined together to launch Montagna Futuro. Montagna Futuro is a project of the Lombardy region in Italy […]

CoR Opinion on the future CAP under preparation? [3 / 04 / 2017]

The Committee of the Regions hosted a conference and a public hearing on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on March 8th, 2017. Agriculture represents 14 million farms and 46 million jobs in […]

Update – Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product”: where do we stand in the different Member States? [29 / 03 / 2017]

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “Mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

Acting big for rural development and action plan for the implementation of Cork 2.0 [28 / 03 / 2017]

Six months after the Cork 2.0 event and the publication of the Declaration “A better life in rural areas”, Copa and Cogeca (farmers and agri-cooperatives), CEJA (young farmers) and CEPF (forest owners)  organised a joint […]

3rd Interreg Central Europe call to be launched in September 2017! [23 / 03 / 2017]

A new Interreg Central Europe call will be launched on 21 September 2017. Details such as the call procedure, thematic focusing and timeline will be discussed and decided by the Member States in June 2017. […]

New Euromontana study on Innovation and Circular Economy in the Mountain Forest Supply Chain [23 / 03 / 2017]

Why do we need a study on the circular economy in mountain forestry? Euromontana is delighted to present its study entitled: Innovation and Circular Economy in the Mountain Forest Supply Chain: How to Close the […]

Environmental and social benefits of mountain ecosystems discussed at the Mountains 2016 event [7 / 03 / 2017]

What is the International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions? The International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions (ICRSDMR) is a scientific event for sharing and discussing methods, tools, […]

7th Meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of the EIP-AGRI [2 / 03 / 2017]

The 7th meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of the European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-AGRI) took place in Brussels on the 16th of February 2017. Euromontana is one of 60 expert […]

CHAFEA Info Day on the Promotion Programme for EU Agricultural Products [1 / 03 / 2017]

Introduction On January 31, 2017, representatives from Euromontana attended the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2017 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. Based on […]

A tool-box to enhance the work within rural innovation networks is launched [1 / 03 / 2017]

Western Norway Research Institute and West Norway University College have done research on the innovation system of the rural and mountainous county Sogn og Fjordane in Norway.  A short version of the research is now […]

Experts wanted for EIP-AGRI Focus Groups: deadline 23 March 2017 [24 / 02 / 2017]

The European Commission is launching a call for experts for two new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups. EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are temporary groups of selected experts focusing on a specific subject, sharing knowledge and experience. Each group […]

New European Environmental Agency report: “Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe 2016” [23 / 02 / 2017]

The 4th edition of the European Environment Agency’s report on “Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe” was published in January 2017. This report, which is published every 4 years, is an indicator-based assessment of […]

Social innovation in mountain territories: insights from the conference “Mountain regions, territories of innovation” [10 / 02 / 2017]

“Mountain regions, territories of innovation” was the title of an international conference held on January 11-13, 2017 in Grenoble, France. The conference was organised by Labex Item, the platform for mountain research and territorial action […]

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