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CIMO is the winner of the "O Norte Somos Nós" Awards in
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Federal University of Technology - Paraná joins LuMont
The Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), in Brazil, has become a member of LuMont, the Lusophony Mountain Research Network. UTFPR has signed a collaboration agreement with CIMO and IPB on October 12, 2017 with the goals of promoting circulation and sharing of information and cooperation of these institutions and their researchers in different domains of research. This agreeme...

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Mountains at CIÊNCIA 2017
CIMO has participated actively in the "Meeting with Science and Technology in Portugal" CIÊNCIA 2017 that took place from July 3 to 5 in Lisbon. CIMO researchers presented numerous talks and posters in sessions under the “Agroalimentar, Florestas e Biodiversidade” thematic research and innovation agenda, as well as under Struc...

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Mountain food products review published
The first review on mountain food products has been published in the journal Trends in Food Science & Technology. This review was authored by CIMO researchers Natália Martins and Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira providing an overview of mountain food products in Europe, “highlighting their contribution to the recent evolutions of the so-called modern lifestyle and of the increasing consumer demand for he...

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CIMO hosts major Economic Botany and Ethnobiology events

The 58th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany (SEB) and the 2nd Hispano-Portuguese Meeting on Ethnobiology (II EHPE) will be held in 4-9 June, 2017 in Bragança, Portugal, in a joint event aiming at connecting economic botanists and ethnobiologists from all over the world. Please notice the following deadlines:
Abstract submission: February 25th, 2017

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Iberian Mountain Research Network (RIIM) established in Bragança
The Iberian Mountain Research Network - Rede Ibérica de Investigação de Montanha (RIIM) - was established last Friday, May 26, 2017, in the Instituto Politécnico de Bragança through the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding among Universities and Research Centres from Andorra, Spain and Portugal.

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Mountains 2018 pre-launch
Mountains 2018 is an international conference that will bring together scholars, professionals, policy makers and others involved with multiple aspects of the mountain world. The Conference seeks to stimulate and disseminate knowledge about the topic based on lessons learned from scientific research and practical experiences related to use and challenges of promoting sustainable development in mou...

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A common research agenda for mountain areas in Portuguese speaking countries
The MRI blog has published a post by LuMont describing the first physical meeting of the Network in Bragança that took place during the Mountains 2016 conference.

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Sustainable Agroforestry Management Week
The Portuguese Animal Traction Association organizes with other local and regional institutions and organizations, including the School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança,  the Sustainable Agroforestry Management Week from April 7 to 15, 2017, in Vimioso, Portugal.

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IX Iberian Congress of Agricultural Engineering in Bragança

The IX Iberian Congress of Agricultural Engineering will be held in Bragança, Portugal, from September 4 - 6, 2017. The Congress it is an opportunity to present and share ideas and experiences with researchers, technicians and other professionals in the sector of Agricultural Engineering as well as to reflect on the future of the field. The deadline for abstract sub...

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CIMO researcher launches book on composting

The new book of Luis Miguel Brito is titled "Compostagem, Fertilização do Solo e Substratos" and will be launched in Braga on March 25. This book summarizes several years of research conducted  by Miguel Brito making the resulting knowledge available to a broad audience including students, farmers, educators and all people interes...

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