Nepalese trail and sky runner Mira Rai was today appointed a Mountain Partnership Goodwill Ambassador as people across the world celebrate International Mountain Day. The Mountain Partnership is a United Nations voluntary alliance dedicated to improving the lives of mountain peoples and protecting mountain environments, with a secretariat hosted at the...
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The Mountain Partnership Products (MPP) Initiative has been selected as one of 25 Best Practices out of 1 175 from around the world to be spotlighted at Expo 2020 Dubai’s Global Best Practice Programme. The platform showcases projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest...
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Mountains host about half of the global biodiversity hotspots and are home to a growing number of the world's hungriest people, according to a new study launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and partners to mark International Mountain Day 2020. The study conducted by...
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“There emerges from (bees’) bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing for people” (The Qur’an, 16:69).  Beekeeper Damira Kampabekova shares this passage from the Qur’an. It shows the spiritual importance she attributes to her work of producing honey. Kyrgyzstan, a Muslim-majority country, is world-renowned for its prized...
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Praia, Cabo Verde
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XII European Mountain Convention on “Smart mountains: how to make our territories attractive and future-oriented?”

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20.01.2021

Engaging youth in Rwanda's mountains through education

Engaging youth in Rwanda

The Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS), a member of the Mountain Partnership, is building the capacities of students, parents and teachers in Rwanda to enhance climate change resilience in schools and in their surrounding communities. This is part of a four-year project under the Eco-Schools Programme, which ARCOS is...

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18.01.2021

Solar energy for the Mount Everest Sherpa Museum, a hospital and two schools

Solar energy for the Mount Everest Sherpa Museum, a hospital and two schools

A Reinhold Messner Foundation project aims at improving the sustainability of mountain tourism by bringing renewable solar energy to a museum, hospital and two schools in the Mount Everest region. The goal is to redesign the Solukhumbu Valley Namche Bazar Sherpa Culture Museum, the Kunde Sherpa Hospital in Khumjung,...

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