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Mountains Matter: for people and the planet

Mountains Matter: for people and the planet

In December 2021 the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) declared the year 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development (IYM). To launch this International Year, the Mountain Partnership hosted an online event on April 28 under the theme “Mountains Matter: for people and the planet”.

Observation letters on CAP strategic plans

Observation letters on CAP strategic plans

On 31 March 2022, the European Commission (EC) sent observation letters relating to the first 19 proposed CAP strategic plans. The letters identify elements of the proposed plans that require further explanation, completion or adjustments before the EC can approve them.

Exploring the olive oil value chain in Baena

Exploring the olive oil value chain in Baena

The University of Cordoba, together with ADEGUA (the Association for the Development of the Guadajoz and East countryside of Córdoba, organised a field trip to the olive oil value chain to the municipality of Baena (Córdoba, Spain), which is one of the mountain reference region analysed by the MOVING’s project.

MOVING’s project in the SHERPA H2020 Annual Conference

MOVING’s project in the SHERPA H2020 Annual Conference

On 31 January and 1 February 2022, SHERPA Horizon 2020 project had its annual conference. In the group discussion on ‘Farm diversification and food chains’, Sherman Farhad presented how the MOVING project contributes to the establishment of upscaled Value Chains and to the long-term vision for rural areas (LTVRA).

MOVING published 23 policy briefs for each of its Reference Regions

MOVING published 23 policy briefs for each of its Reference Regions

MOVING has recently published 23 individual policy briefs, one for each of its Reference Regions. These documents include the description of the Mountain Reference Region (MRR), the value chain (VC) contribution to sustainability and resilience of the region, some innovation components of the VC and a number of policy relevant considerations.