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Rural Europe: which way to go? A call for a European long-term vision for the development of rural areas [7 / 02 / 2020]

  In September 2019, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, announced her wish to develop a new long-term vision for rural areas, which will be developed by the Vice-President for Democracy […]

Promote mountain products within the 2020 promotion policy calls! [4 / 02 / 2020]

On January 30, 2020, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the EU (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2020 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The promotion […]

Booklet of good practices 2020: get inspired by these mountain initiatives [29 / 01 / 2020]

To celebrate the start of 2020, Euromontana has published a new booklet of good practices. This brochure is the result of the exchange of good practices carried out by Euromontana in 2019 and aims at […]

Ecotourism trainings for handicraft entrepreneurs: a driver of sustainable tourism in the Carpathians [29 / 01 / 2020]

At a time when mass tourism is intensifying and concentrating on a few cities and destinations in Europe, with significant impacts on the environment but also on the lives of local people, it is crucial […]

The PASTRES project – could we learn from pastoralists? [22 / 01 / 2020]

By Michele NORI, PASTRES project research associate The PASTRES project is a research project dealing with pastoralism and pastoralists living in different regions of the globe, including different portions of European mountainous, inner and island […]

Making people proud of their rural roots: the Universal Day of Rural Pride [21 / 01 / 2020]

Isabeau Ottolini, Environmental Social Scientist Keeping vibrant and active rural populations is a challenge that requires joining efforts, such as the recently organised European Rural Parliament. The 2019 edition’s location of the event was especially […]

A new European comparator tool on large carnivore’s management [20 / 01 / 2020]

The EU Large Carnivore Platform is a grouping of European stakeholders regularly meeting to discuss issues related to coexistence between humankind and larges carnivores. In January 2020, the platform launched a new online comparative tool. […]

Euromontana calls upon the EU to act against rural depopulation in mountain areas [16 / 01 / 2020]

On January 15, 2020, Euromontana participated to a public consultation at the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) on demographic changes in the EU. The consultation, hosted by Mr János Ádám Karácsony, aimed at providing […]

The European Green Deal: a good deal for mountain areas? [15 / 01 / 2020]

In 2019, December 11th did not only mark International Mountain Day but also the launch of the European Green Deal by the newly elected von der Leyen Commission. The European Green Deal is intended to […]

SIMRA’s final conference: registrations open! [13 / 01 / 2020]

“Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas” (SIMRA) is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry […]

Subscribe to Euromontana’s external newsletter! [9 / 01 / 2020]

Euromontana is launching its newsletter, focused on policy developments and interesting initiatives for mountain territories in greater Europe. Launched as a new communication tool, this newsletter will provide further information on the activities carried out […]

Transhumance now officially UNESCO intangible cultural heritage [7 / 01 / 2020]

By Isabeau Ottolini, Environmental Social Scientist Several months ago, we informed you of the initiative led by Italy, Austria and Greece to register transhumance on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Today we have […]

GPS tracking for grazing herds: increasing consumers’ trust in sustainable animal products [13 / 12 / 2019]

Pastoralism faces a wide range of different challenges in Europe, from land use to climate change and large herds management. In Thessaly, Greece, cooperation Terra Thessalia developed a GPS tracking system in Thessaly to facilitate […]

10 years after the Lisbon Treaty: what progress has been made in the Cohesion Policy for mountain areas? [12 / 12 / 2019]

On December 1st, 2019, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Lisbon Treaty. This Treaty introduced an objective of territorial cohesion through Article 174, which calls for special attention to be paid to “island, cross-border […]

Experts wanted for EIP-AGRI on large carnivores and sustainable beef production [12 / 12 / 2019]

The European Commission is launching a call for experts such as farmers, foresters, advisers, scientists and other relevant actors for five new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups. Focus Groups are temporary groups of selected experts focusing on […]

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Missed our seminar on senior #tourism and accessibility? You want to catch up & discover inspiring initiatives?
⬇ The recording is available on our YouTube channel ⬇
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#Mobility can be Sustainable & Smart if accessible to all for better #cohesion and greater emissions reduction 🚞 The new EU strategy should
🌄Propose a Rural Mobility Package
🌄Develop rail transport
🌄Further support #socialinnovation & #SmartVillages
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🗣️@joseppuxeu Following the huge increase in teleworking during the lockdown, the #postcovid recovery plans are opening up opportunities to consolidate a paradigm shift that is no longer utopian, where jobs with high added value are relocated to rural and mountainous areas.🧑‍💻🏞️

🗣️@dslavova1 In mountain areas, extensive livestock farming enables marginal land without agricultural value to be put to good use.

Well-managed grazing activity provides multiple benefits but specific support measures are absolutely necessary

#RuralAreas 🧑‍🌾🐄

👉 Registration open for our first webinar 👈
Join us on 1 Oct to discuss rural #resilience and build a smarter future for mountain communities 🌄 With @HerbertDorfmann @Cia_Agricoltura @CPoliedra & more! Registration before 29 Sept ⬇
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