Appraisal on vulnerability and performance of rural tourism value chain in Maleshevski mountains
On 15 June 2022, the Maleshevski Mountains reference region (North Macedonia) of the MOVING H2020 project organised its second participatory workshop in the city of Berovo. Members of the regional Multi-Actor Platform (MAP) assessed the vulnerability and performance of the rural tourism value chain.
Face-to-face workshop on the value chain of the Iberian Ham PDO Los Pedroches
The reference region Sierra Morena (Spain) of MOVING H2020 project held its first face-to-face workshop at the Agri-Food Research Centre CICAP (Pozoblanco, Córdoba, Spain). The University of Cordoba (UCO) coordinates this project’s reference region.
MOVING contributes to the EU long-term vision for rural areas (LTVRA)
To ensure that rural areas can continue to play an essential role, the European Commission set out a long-term vision for the EU’s rural areas (LTVRA) up to 2040. MOVING elaborated an infographic to show the relationship between the EU Rural Action Plan and its expected results.
The revision of the EU Geographical Indications system
On 31 March 2022 the European Commission (EC) published a proposal for a regulation on the revision of the EU GI system, aiming to increase the uptake of GIs across the EU to benefit the rural economy, and to ensure their effective protection to fairly reward producers for their efforts.
New mountain professionals on the way!
The UNIMONT Centre of the University of Milan is expanding its educational offer with an innovative international, multidisciplinary and “glocal” Master’s degree course on “Valorisation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas”.
MOVING: Meeting of the key stakeholders of the organic mountain olive oil value chain
In April 2022, the MOVING project held a workshop in the municipality of Carcabuey (Córdoba, Spain) with around twenty participants to learn about the progress on the analysis of the Organic Mountain Olive Oil value chain. This is carried out by ADEGUA (the Association for the Development of the Guadajoz and East countryside of Córdoba), one of the partners of the project.
Innovative and sustainable tourism in mountains regions
The Mountain University (UNIMONT) of the University of Milan held a webinar on innovative and sustainable tourism in mountain regions. The event was part of the ‘Youth4Mountains’ series organised by UNIMONT and in which two of MOVING’s partners took part.
Developing a virtual student community – MSc Sustainable Mountain Development
The Centre for Mountain Studies is a Research Centre at Perth College UHI – and part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Scotland. Since 2000 it has run a successful MSc programme in Sustainable Mountain Development.
Get to know the project SCALABLE
The EU-funded SCALABLE project 2021-2023 (Social-ecological pathways and gender perspectives for future conservation of biocultural mountain agroecosystems) is coordinated by the University of Almería, Spain. It aims to identify how gender equity can promote pathways for the future conservation of mountain agricultural landscapes in the biocultural regions of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in southern Spain.
MOVING’s first year and a half
On 2 and 3 March 2022, MOVING hosted online its Steering Committee after the first year and a half of the project. Partners discussed the current status and progress of the project.