Over 2 000 kilograms of Jumla’s Mixed Beans, a product involved in the Mountain Partnership Products Initiative, have been sold at BhatBhateni supermarkets in Nepal. Jumla’s Mixed Beans are a traditional mixture of black, red, yellow and spotted beans from the Jumla District of Nepal in the Himalayan region. The...
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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) reflects on its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development last year in its 2016 annual report. Titled “Stepping up for mountains: Mountain Partnership Secretariat Annual Report 2016”, the publication documents the Secretariat’s work in the areas of advocacy, communication and knowledge management, promoting International...
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An “Energy Café” has opened in the remote village of Nisur, located in the upper part of the Bartang Valley, in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan. The Café will provide local residents access to clean and affordable energy and Internet resources. This project was possible due to a joint initiative...
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The deadline to enter the #MountainsMatter video contest has been extended from 20 October to 3 November 2017. From Brazil to France, Nepal to Tanzania, people around the world are responding to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s call for one-minute videos on the...
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Members of the Mountain Partnership are invited to attend the Mountain Partnership Global Meeting, which will be held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters on 11-13 December 2017, in conjunction with the International Mountain Day. The Global Meeting will be followed by a two-day...
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19.10.2017

Joint advocacy for mountain women at the UN

Joint advocacy for mountain women at the UN

A round table of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) was held at Utah Valley University (UVU) on 2 October 2017 in Utah, United States of America. The event discussed possible joint efforts between the NGOs and...

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18.10.2017

Malawi forms national mountain committee

Malawi forms national mountain committee

Malawi will form a national committee on mountains, decided the participants of an inception workshop on sustainable mountain development (SMD) held on 29 September 2017. The participants also agreed that there is a need to develop a national strategy on SMD to address the challenges facing the country’s mountain ecosystems...

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