Researchers and representatives from governments, mountain communities and private sector companies from across the globe meet at the four-day Mountain Futures 2018 conference to discuss inspiration and innovation from the world highlands.The conference, organized by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB), Chinese Academy of...
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The International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain Areas (IPROMO) 2018 came to a close this week after two weeks of lessons dedicated to sustainable mountain development in Ormea and Pieve Tesio, Italy. “IPROMO is a great networking mechanism that allows practitioners from around the world to...
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“#MountainsMatter” is the theme chosen for this year’s celebration of International Mountain Day (IMD) on 11 December 2018. Even though they are mentioned in the 2030 Agenda, mountains are still often forgotten. Considering the crucial role they play in providing key ecosystem goods and services to the planet and their...
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IFOAM - Organics International and FAO signed an agreement on June 1 2018 in Rome, Italy to improve the livelihoods of rural peoples, including mountain smallholders, by strengthening market access and value chains for small-scale producers, enhancing the conservation and use of biodiversity and reducing food loss and food waste. 
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Building a coalition of key Mountain Partnership governments to increase the visibility of mountain issues in national processes will be under discussion during the High-Level Political Forum, Mountain Partnership side event which will be taking place 16 July 2018 in New York, USA. Lead by the Government of...
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A High-level meeting on water for sustainable development opened on 20 June 2018 in the heart of a mountainous region where the thaw of the Himalayan and Hindu Kush glaciers threatens water stability for 1.35 billion people. The High-level International Conference on the International Decade for action “Water for Sustainable Development”...
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10.07.2018

Leading Sustainable Mountain Development

Leading Sustainable Mountain Development

Building a coalition of key Mountain Partnership governments to increase the visibility of mountain issues in national processes will be under discussion during the High-Level Political Forum, Mountain Partnership side event which will be taking place 16 July 2018 in New York, USA. Lead by the Government of...

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09.07.2018

Mountains matter for the global hydrological cycle

Mountains matter for the global hydrological cycle

Mountain Partnership member, Active Remedy Ltd., partners with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)/Nairobi Work Programme, contributed to a report presenting the potential for mitigating climate change through safeguarding and protecting the ecosystems critical to the global hydrological cycle.

In November 2017 at COP...

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