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Euromontana launches a Discussion Forum for pastoral schools across Europe [30 / 03 / 2022]

In June 2022, Euromontana will launch a Discussion Forum among different pastoral schools across Europe. Organised in the frame of the LIFE ShepForBio project, this Discussion Forum aims to create a common space where pastoral […]

Euromontana welcomes the designation of 2026 as International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists [29 / 03 / 2022]

The United Nations adopted on 15 March 2022 the resolution proclaiming 2026 the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists. The text highlights the connections between pastoralism and diverse ecosystems, cultures, and traditional knowledge of coexistence […]

Ongoing adaptation efforts insufficient to tackle climate change in mountain areas says new IPCC report [15 / 03 / 2022]

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, which includes an entire Cross-Chapter Paper on Mountains. This new report […]

What European policy frameworks to support pastoralism? [11 / 03 / 2022]

Over the past decades, the abandonment of mountainous areas has largely been due to the reduction in the number of pastoral farms and shepherds. In the last months, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the […]

Soča Evergreen: a year-round tourism strategy in the Soča Valley [3 / 03 / 2022]

The Soča Valley in Slovenia is a popular destination for outdoor tourism. However, the high seasonality of activities can have negative effects on the concentration of tourist flows, on sensitive natural areas and on the […]

FIRE-RES goes live! [2 / 03 / 2022]

Today, the website of the FIRE-RES project went live. An opportunity to get better acquainted with this Green Deal project demonstrating the implementation of Integrated Fire Management concepts and supporting the transition towards more resilient […]

2022 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: funding opportunities for mountain products [17 / 02 / 2022]

On 1st and 2nd February 2022, the European Research Executive Agency held the Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2022 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The promotion policy calls are an […]

Balcões Móveis: bringing administrative services closer to mountain citizens [16 / 02 / 2022]

The closure of public administrations and the access to services of general interest are challenges that arises in more and more mountain territories, especially if they are isolated. To address this problem, the Intermunicipal Community […]

SILVER SMEs publishes its 12th newsletter [10 / 02 / 2022]

Partners of our Interreg Europe SILVER SMEs project are now implementing their regional Action Plans to support the development of the Silver Economy in rural and mountainous areas. These Action Plans aim at developing the […]

“Smart mountains”: call for successful initiatives for the XII European Mountain Convention [3 / 02 / 2022]

Euromontana is launching a call for initiatives in the framework of the XII European Mountain Convention, co-organised with Cia – Agricoltori Italiani on 25-26-27 October 2022 in the Italian Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve of […]

Euromontana welcomes the balanced definition of strictly protected areas [2 / 02 / 2022]

The new European Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, presented in May 2020, set new objectives for the protection of biodiversity in the European Union. Among these objectives, the strategy sets the target of achieving 30% of […]

Rhodoshop: a One-Stop-Shop on energy efficiency for the Rhodope’s municipalities [1 / 02 / 2022]

Energy efficiency is a key area for public action to reduce energy consumption and cut greenhouse gas emissions. However, this requires significant investments, including by local public authorities. These authorities sometimes have difficulties in identifying […]

The Mountain Partnership publishes guidelines for the post-COVID recovery of sustainable mountain tourism [27 / 01 / 2022]

The FAO’s Mountain Partnership Secretariat and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently published the joint report Mountain tourism – Towards a more sustainable path. While tourism was the focus of the 2021 International […]

FIRE-RES project kicks-off: striving for a fire-resilient Europe [26 / 01 / 2022]

On the 18th – 19th and 20th January 2022, Euromontana participated to the kick-off meeting in Solsona (Spain) of the Horizon 2020 research project FIRE-RES. This project aims to boost the socio-ecological transition of the […]

Being young in a mountain area: Euromontana’s report is out! [24 / 01 / 2022]

Euromontana, the European Association of Mountain areas, releases a new European wide report on mountain youth, 10 years after its first survey. Carried out with the support of Euromontana members and in collaboration with Educ’Alpes […]

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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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Have you heard about the pioneering school for shepherds and breeders in Italy? 🐑 The #LIFEProject @LIFE ShepForBio has created this initiative to teach participants the best practices for conserving pastoral habitats in three Italian regions ⛰️ Discover their work preserving our #Natura2000 sites 👉 bit.ly/4bFvggU#ShepForBio ... 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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