Slow Food and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, hosted by FAO, have signed an agreement to improve the livelihoods of mountain people, with special focus on Cordillera's mountain community in the Philippines. The agreement comes ahead of the International Mountain Day - a day celebrated each...
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To mark International Mountain Day, the Mountain Partnership (MP) will celebrate by attending several events all over the world on 11 December 2018. This year’s International Mountain Day theme, #MountainsMatter, is a call to action to raise attention to mountains and the role they play for all of us worldwide. A side...
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An image from a spring equinox festival on a mountain in Iran has won the annual International Mountain Day photography competition organized by FAO to heighten awareness of the importance of mountains worldwide.Salar Arkan is the 2018 winner with the entry “Torches” — depicting a ceremonial torch lighting...
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From 26 - 29 November, 18 participants representing 18 different countries participated in “Measuring the Mountain Green Cover Index“ in a capacity building workshop at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy. Participants from various technical backgrounds were introduced to the Mountain Green Cover Index and taught how to...
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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) in close collaboration with the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) has developed a database and an interactive map which connects indigenous mountain communities and the mountain range they inhabit. The scope of this project is to raise awareness about indigenous mountain peoples...
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10.01.2019

Kyrgyz mountain culture lands in Sardinia

Kyrgyz mountain culture lands in Sardinia

An event dedicated to promoting mutual exchange and dialogue between the Kyrgyz Sardinian community and Sardinia took place in December. Music, fashion and culture from the two countries mingled during a special event “We support the world with delicate hands” held at the Convento San Giuseppe in Cagliari, Italy.

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19.12.2018

International Mountain Day: FAO Mountain Partnership and UNDP GEF Small Grants Program combine efforts to promote mountain products

International Mountain Day: FAO Mountain Partnership and UNDP GEF Small Grants Program combine efforts to promote mountain products

The Mountain Partnership/FAO and UNDP’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme launched a joint program to promote mountain products with the aim of improving the lives of mountain peoples and conserve mountain environments in the context of climate change. The program was announced during the celebration of International Mountain...

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