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Towards a SUDOE focus group at Euromontana [20 / 04 / 2016]

Several organisations, including many members of Euromontana, met in Teruel (Spain) on 22 and 23 February 2016 to improve their collaboration on the topic of circular economy. This initiative has led to the creation of […]

Presentation of the Bresso report on the EUSALP strategy [20 / 04 / 2016]

MEP Mercedes Bresso has presented her own initiative report on the EUSALP (macro-alpine) strategy at the Delegation of the Lombardy Region in Brussels on the 18th April 2016, before its official presentation to the REGI […]

SIMRA (Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas) has just started [14 / 04 / 2016]

The new Horizon 2020 project SIMRA (Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas) has officially started on the 1st April 2016 for four years. The project aims to categorise and understand social innovation in different settings […]

Are the CAP Greening measures well adapted to permanent pastures? [6 / 04 / 2016]

The European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism (EFNCP) released some country reports on application of the new “green” CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) to permanent pastures in 6 Member States (Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Ireland, Spain […]

Study “Cohesion in Mountainous Regions of the EU” for the European Parliament [31 / 03 / 2016]

Martin Price, from the Centre for Mountain Studies of the University of the Highlands and Islands and vice-president of Euromontana, edited the report on “Cohesion in Mountainous Regions of the EU”. Andreja Borec, from the […]

Don’t miss the chance: the second call for Interreg Europe will be launched soon [30 / 03 / 2016]

The second call of Interreg Europe will open from 5 April till 13 May 2016 (for detailed information, please click here). 64 projects out of the 261 proposals have been funded during the first call […]

Tolmin: “Alpine town of the year 2016” [24 / 03 / 2016]

By receiving the title of “Alpine town of the year 2016”, Tolmin (Slovenia) joined a respected community of 17 title holders and became the third Slovenian town holding this title (after Maribor in 2000 and […]

Branding mountain products, a taste of Norwegian Mountains [21 / 03 / 2016]

In 2015, at the IX European Mountain Convention of Bilbao, Marit Blomlie from the Valdres Region Park presented the example of branding of typical products from the mountainous region of Valdres. Valdres is the main area […]

Two funding opportunities in forest and water management [21 / 03 / 2016]

ERANET SUMFOREST call ‘Sustainable forests for the society of the future’ The ERANET SUMFOREST has announced that it will publish a new call on 21 March 2016, with pre-registration of project proposals on the platform […]

Financing the promotion of your mountain products: call opened by DG Agri [14 / 03 / 2016]

With the Regulation (EU) No 1144/2014 that entered into force on the 1st December 2015, the European Union (EU) renewed its promotion policy for agricultural products. This new policy has the ambition of being more […]

Opening of the Mountain Economy Center – CE-MONT in Vatra Dornei, Romania [10 / 03 / 2016]

On 9 December 2015 it was inaugurated in Vatra Dornei, Romania the Mountain Economy Center- CE-MONT. CE-MONT is the only research center for the mountain economy in the South East Europe. Its aim is to […]

Implementation of the EU optional quality term ‘mountain product’: where do we stand in the different Member States? [10 / 03 / 2016]

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment on 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 […]

How the lowlands have conditioned Italian growth [10 / 03 / 2016]

The European Research Centre (CER) and tsm – Trentino School of Management elaborated a study that analyses how altitude has influenced the regional development in Italy. La montagna perduta. Come la pianura ha condizionato lo […]

4th meeting of the Subgroup on innovation of the EIP AGRI [9 / 03 / 2016]

On 18th February 2016, Euromontana participated in the 4th meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of the EIP-AGRI that took place in Brussels. The Subgroup, where Euromontana has a seat for the current programming period, […]

What is the opinion of farmers in the Biellese Alps on the optional quality term ‘mountain product’? [3 / 03 / 2016]

Alessandro Bonadonna, Assistant Professor of the Department of Management of the University of Turin, studied the opinions of farmers in the Biellese Alps on the optional quality term ‘mountain product’. To have access to the […]

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