The role of sustainable food systems in mountains and how they can contribute towards a more equitable and inclusive development were highlighted during the Mountain Partnership Secretariat’s parallel session to the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit on 28 July 2021. The session brought together over 130 participants for a fruitful discussion on...
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Report launched at United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development presents success stories in agroecology Sustainable farming that works in harmony with nature is key to improving the lives of rural mountain populations and helping to achieve many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new FAO and...
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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) 2020 Annual Report is available online now. The publication charts its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development last year and spotlights the activities of members. The report documents work in the areas of advocacy, communication and knowledge management, capacity development, resource mobilization and joint action through the annual...
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This event addressed the global importance of policies supporting food security, poverty reduction, and sustainable food systems in mountains for biodiversity conservation. It also: launched the report, Mountain Farming Systems: Seeds for the Future, on agroecology in mountains for more resilient food systems, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of...
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14.09.2021

Fourth annual GROW Summer School opens online

Fourth annual GROW Summer School opens online

The fourth annual GROW Summer School “Agrobiodiversity in a changing climate” opens online today with 30 participants attending from 21 countries. The two-week course equips practitioners with the necessary tools, knowledge and understanding to enhance productivity and improve marketing strategies in sustainable and resilient agricultural systems.

The 2021 GROW course focuses...

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09.09.2021

New Mountain Research and Development issue

New Mountain Research and Development issue

The newest issue of Mountain Research and Development, Vol 41, No 2, is now available online and open access.

In this open issue, a case study from China shows how bird photography tourism benefits both biodiversity and livelihoods. Research from the Indian Himalaya examines links between urbanization, hazards and vulnerability. A...

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