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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“Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration” is the theme chosen for this year’s celebration of International Mountain Day (IMD) on 11 December 2017. Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under many...
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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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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 Meeting will be followed by a two-day training...
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29.09.2017
Long-Term Research in Mountain Areas Workshop

Long-Term Research in Mountain Areas Workshop

Tyrol, Austria
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29.09.2017
Alpine spheres: natural limits, infinite possibilities

Alpine spheres: natural limits, infinite possibilities

Innsbruck, Austria
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01.10.2017
Mountains in the Changing World

Mountains in the Changing World

Kathmandu, Nepal
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05.10.2017
1st West African Mountain Forum

1st West African Mountain Forum

Kpalime, Togo
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09.10.2017
International Mountain Summit

International Mountain Summit

Brixen – Bressanone, South Tyrol, Italy
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12.10.2017
8th International Meeting of Rural Andean Peoples

8th International Meeting of Rural Andean Peoples

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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22.09.2017

Revitalizing an ancient tradition in Crete

Revitalizing an ancient tradition in Crete

The Penelope Gandhi Mission is a project carried out by the University of the Mountains, a member of the Mountain Partnership, to support the protection and revitalization of the traditional Greek art of weaving. The University of the Mountains is a voluntary organization that was established in Crete,...

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18.09.2017

MP members in USA prepare for Global Meeting

MP members in USA prepare for Global Meeting

On 9 September 2017, Karinjo DeVore, President of the Aspen International Mountain Foundation (AIMF) and member of the Mountain Partnership Steering Committee, met with Matt Rands, President of the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student clubs at Utah Valley University (UVU), Mark Driggs,...

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