New agreement promotes fair-trade of unique, organic products and conserves biodiversity EcorNaturaSí and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, hosted by FAO, today joined forces to better the lives of people living in rural areas and fragile ecosystems, such as mountains, forests and islands, and develop more inclusive food and agriculture systems. 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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Presented by the Government of Malawi, with the Mountain Partnership, and the Governments of Argentina, Kyrgyzstan, Italy and Switzerland Held on the sidelines of the 2020 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), this virtual event highlighted the crucial role of mountain communities in advancing the UN Decade of Action 2020-2030...
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This year’s theme for International Mountain Day (IMD) 2020 is protecting mountain biodiversity. The year 2020 has been widely termed the “Super Year of Biodiversity”, what the United Nations Environment Programme calls, “a make or break year in which key international meetings will set the tone and agenda for...
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Registration for the GROW Summer School, “Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate” is now open. The summer school will be held online from 15 – 25 September 2020. One of the world’s greatest challenges is to secure access for all to adequate...
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30.07.2020

Overcoming marketing barriers of COVID-19 Webinar

Overcoming marketing barriers of COVID-19 Webinar

On 21 and 23 July 2020, The Mountain Partnership (MP) in collaboration with Italian organic retailer and distributor EcorNaturaSì, held interactive webinars in English and Spanish for partners of the Mountain Partnership Products Initiative. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has added to and amplified existing challenges facing mountain producers as shown by...

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24.07.2020
India

From postman to solar engineer: Youth action to electrify remote mountain villages

From postman to solar engineer: Youth action to electrify remote mountain villages

Located deep in the valley of Zanskar in the Indian Himalayas is a centuries-old village called Marling. Only the local natives or true wanderers reach this far into the mountains, as it takes 20 hours by car on a dirt road followed by a long trek of...

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