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CIMO represents Euromontana at international meeting

posted by cimo on 3 September, 2015 17:37

Joao Azevedo, from IPB-CIMO and board member of Euromontana has represented Euromontana during the "Mountain Forest Management in a Changing World conference" on 9 July 2015 in Smokovce, High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia. More information here.
Photo by Peter Balogh (NFC)

CIMO researcher member of ECPGR

posted by cimo on 22 July, 2015 09:12

CIMO researcher Ana Maria Carvalho has become a member of the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR) Umbellifer Crops Working Group. ECPGR is a collaborative Programme among European countries, aiming at ensuring the long-term conservation and facilitating the utilization of plant genetic resources in Europe. Know more of ECPGR at the website of the program.

Nordeste Transmontano in SIMWOOD Newsletter

posted by cimo on 13 July, 2015 15:36

The issue no. 2 of the SIMWOOD project Newsletter has just been released. This issue covers, among other subjects, the Nordeste Transmontano region, one of the 16 regions across Europe where forest mobilization initiatives are taking place under this project. CIMO/IPB are members of this project’s consortium and are responsible for the conduction of research and implementation of solutions for mobilization in this region. Read the NEWSLETTER or visit the SIMWOOD webpage for more information.


Hops and Beer at CIMO

posted by cimo on 1 July, 2015 00:00

CIMO in collaboration with local, regional and national institutions and enterprises will organize, from the 13th to the 15th of July, a large event dedicated to hops and its market as essential promoters in agriculture and agroindustry in the region. The event will include a seminar on beer making technology (13th), a conference on business opportunities related to hops production and transformation (14th), and a workshop on craft beer (15th). Register and check all the information at the official website of the event.

Mountains 2016 is on the move!

posted by cimo on 17 June, 2015 17:42

The Mountain Research Initiative published today a post regarding Mountains 2016. Read it in full HERE.

CIMO-IPB publish Life Cycle Assessment guide

posted by cimo on 9 June, 2015 10:52

CIMO and the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB) have just published a book on the Life Cycle Assessment of the Olive Oil Sector in Portugal. The "Eco-Efficiency and Eco-Management in the Olive Oil Sector: A Life Cycle Assessment" aims at providing useful information to all stakeholders of the olive oil sector (olive growers, entrepreneurs, associations, etc.), supporting and encouraging them in achieving a better environmental performance of the sector and a greater valorization of the product.

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Amílcar Teixeira Associate Editor of "Ciência Rural"

posted by cimo on 18 May, 2015 11:43

Amílcar Teixeira has been recently appointed Associate Editor of the journal "Ciência Rural". Previously known as "Revista do Centro de Ciências Rurais", "Ciência Rural" is published by the "Universidade Federal de Santa Maria" in Brazil, since 1971. Amílcar Teixeira, a former PI of the CIMO Marginal Land Ecosystem Services research group, is a leading freshwater ecologist whose research has focused on freshwater ecosystem conservation and management, in particular the impacts of invasive species on Portuguese river ecosystems. For more information visit the webpage of Ciência Rural.

Mountains 2016 launching session video

posted by cimo on 15 May, 2015 11:33

Watch the video of the launching session of Mountains 2016 following this link or visiting the webpage of Mountains 2016

A New CAP - Mountains of Opportunities Handbook

posted by cimo on 11 May, 2015 10:04

The Handbook of the "A New CAP - Mountains of Opportunities" project is now available in Portuguese. This handbook comprises a series of factsheets on good initiatives on innovation – territorial approach – socio–economic impact – environment and heritage – marketing approaches and tools for quality and traceability and on collaborative sessions. It includes also action plans to prepare local development strategies for mountain products developement (LEADER),  to develope better synergies between mountain value chains and tourism and to improve the networking and cooperation among mountain supply chain actors. Read more...

Mountains 2016 launched in Bragança

posted by cimo on 29 April, 2015 17:38

Mountains 2016 was officially and publicly launched today in Bragança, Portugal. The launching session had the participation of Juan Gutierrez, President of Euromontanta, Hernâni Dias, President of the Municipality of Bragança, and Orland Rodrigues, Vice-President of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, and the remote participation, by video-conference, of Maria Elizabeth Fernandes Correia, Head of Research and Development of Embrapa Agrobiology, Brasil. 

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