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What is High Nature Value Farming? [20 / 01 / 2016]

In their starting paper, the EIP-AGRI Focus Group on High Nature Value (HNV) farming profitability defined HNV farming as ‘a relatively new concept that has developed since the early 1990s to describe those farming systems […]

The EIP-AGRI Focus Group on Innovative Short Food Supply Chain Management released its final report [18 / 01 / 2016]

For 1 year, the EIP-AGRI Focus Group Innovative Short Food Supply Chain (SFC) management worked on ‘how to stimulate growth of short food supply chains in Europe, both in terms of numbers of producers involved […]

From Bucharest to Bern, learning from the SAB on the valorisation of mountain products [4 / 12 / 2015]

The second week of November, Alice Dos Santos, our intern working on mountain products, was invited by our member the Swiss Centre for Mountain Regions (SAB) to get some insights on how to successfully promote […]

Discovering Lombardy’s reality on mountain products [24 / 11 / 2015]

In the beginning of autumn 2015, our Italian member ERSAF – the Regional Agency for Services to Agriculture and Forestry in Lombardy – welcomed our intern working on mountain products for twelve days. They showed […]

Euromontana participated in the workshop on the spatial programme Copernicus among local and regional authorities [6 / 11 / 2015]

On 20 October in Milan, Euromontana participated in the joint workshop of the NEREUS(1)/ESA projects “Improving Copernicus User Uptake among Local and Regional Authorities”. The workshop hosted by the Lombardy Region attracted over 200 participants […]

Territorial Cohesion and the Open Days 2015 [4 / 11 / 2015]

The Open Days 2015, organised by the Committee of the Regions, were the occasion for Euromontana to get to know the latest research and policy developments of the European Union (EU) regions to improve territorial […]

Have you registered yet for the second workshop on Forestry Innovation of the 24th November 2015? [3 / 11 / 2015]

The network European Regions for Innovation in Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ERIAFF) in partnership with Euromontana and other European organisations involved in the forestry sector, are organising the workshop “Inform-Prioritize-Collaborate: Cooperation of regions on innovation […]

Open Days 2015: EUSALP event “ecological transformation- an asset for the economy” [2 / 11 / 2015]

On 14th October 2015, the event “Ecological transformation- an asset for the EUSALP economy” took place as part of the Open Days 2015. The Open Days are an annual four days event organised by the […]

Towards an extension of the EU protection on geographical indications (GI)? [23 / 10 / 2015]

Following the report of the MEP Virginie Rozière on ‘the possible extension of geographical indication protection of the European Union (EU) to non-agricultural products’, a non-binding resolution was adopted at the European Parliament on the […]

Horizon 2020: Calls for 2016-2017 are now online [23 / 10 / 2015]

The European Commission released the Horizon 2020 calls for 2016-2017. All the working programmes are available here. We invite you to have a look to those specific areas of interest for mountain actors: Food – […]

Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Bioeconomy A Challenge for Europe [20 / 10 / 2015]

On 8th October 2015, the conference “Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Bioeconomy – A Challenge for Europe” took place in Brussels. The event was organised by the European Commission (EC), DG Research and […]

Euromontana signed the “International Declaration on Mountains and Climate Change” [19 / 10 / 2015]

The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Paris during the period 30 November – 11 December 2015. For […]

Rural territories in the 2014-2020 policies of territorial cohesion and inclusive growth [19 / 10 / 2015]

The RUMRA (Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas) Intergroup meeting on “Rural territories in the 2014-2020 policies of territorial cohesion and inclusive growth” took place on 22 September 2015. The meeting counted with the participation of […]

LAST MINUTE: Advanced course in Project Management for the Mountain 2015/16 of the Mountain University (Edolo) [7 / 10 / 2015]

The Advanced Course in Project Management for the Mountain 2015/16 will be held at the headquarters of Mountain University based in Edolo, decentralized campus of the University of Milan. The course will be also fully […]

Discover the MERIT project on ecosystem services in mountain areas [6 / 10 / 2015]

This project focuses on the result-oriented agri-environment measures and their role in supporting biodiversity. The MERIT research can bring an important input to work to be done under the PEGASUS project. Agri-environmental measures are the […]

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🚨 Call for Session Contributors | DEADLINE: 1 MarchAre you passionate about environmental challenges and prospects for sustainable mountain regions? Share your insights and experiences at the MOVING Scientific Conference!📝 Submit your abstract (500 words) to moving.coord@uco.es by specifying your preferred session:➡️ Environmental challenges of mountain areas➡️ Value chain contribution to #resilience and #Sustainability➡️ The future of mountain areas💡 Don't miss this unique opportunity to exchange insights with the MOVING project and shape the future of mountain regions.All the details: bit.ly/3IaCrjq#MountainsMatter ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 Save the Date! 🌟 Join us for an introductory online meeting on 21 February at 11:00 CET as we embark on a journey towards preserving the rich heritage of Carpathian pastoralism. Key Objectives of the Meeting: 🔹 Presenting the mandate of the Carpathian Convention and fostering cooperation for inscribing Carpathian pastoralism in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List of Humanity. 🔹 Sharing international experiences from the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralism (IYRP2026) and Romania's process for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO. 🔹 Discussing avenues for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO ICH or other means to promote Carpathian pastoralism. If you're passionate about preserving Carpathian pastoralism and keen to contribute, reach out to the Secretariat at info.carpathianconvention@un.org to join the conversation! 📸Photo by Sabrina Wisian🌾🏞️ #CulturalHeritage #UNESCO #CarpathianPastoralism ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for the upcoming LIFE Shepforbio online Discussion Forum, connecting pastoral schools, stakeholders and networks across Europe! 🐑 📅 22 February 2024 from 10:00 - 12:30 CET🔍On the Agenda:• Discussing a platform for the exchange of pastoral knowledge• The role of pastoral schools in regional & cross-regional initiativesAre you interested in joining and want to receive more details? DM us! 📧 Looking forward to seeing you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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