Other FAO related sites

The Mountain Partnership (MP)

Mountain and Watershed Management

International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) – 2014

International Year of Soils (IYS) – 2015

FAO Forestry

     Committee on Forestry (COFO)

     State of the World’s Forests (SOFO)

FAO Climate Change

FAO Organic Agriculture


United Nations organizations

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – Man and Biosphere Programme

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations University (UNU)


International conventions and agreements

Rio +20 – United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Agenda 21 – Chapter 13 Managing fragile ecosystems: Sustainable Mountain Development

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – Programme of Work on Mountain Biological Diversity

The Alpine Convention

The Carpathian Convention

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)


Other organizations

African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN)

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

World Bank (WB)

Mountain Forum

International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA)

Mountain Research and Development (MRD) – International Mountain Society

World Mountain People Association (WMPA)

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)

Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research

International Commission for the Protection of the Alps (CIPRA)


Snow Leopard Network

The Banff Centre

The Mountain Institute (TMI)

Mountain Studies Institute

Consortium for the Sustainable Development of Andean Ecoregion (CONDESAN)

Mountain Voices






last updated:  Monday, June 29, 2015