The Department of Agriculture of Andorra has agreed to offer strategic support to the Secretariat of the Mountain Partnership, officially becoming a ‘Champion for Mountains’. The Principality of Andorra is already a member of the Mountain Partnership, a United Nations voluntary alliance committed to improving the lives of mountain peoples and...
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Members of FAO’s Mountain Partnership, together with key Italian organizations working on social issues, equitable financing and conservation, met at Italy’s Ministry of Agriculture in Rome on Monday to address the challenges involved in achieving fair prices for agricultural products and encouraging consumers to make more informed choices. The conference, convened...
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The landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience was under discussion at the 2019 International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain Areas (IPROMO) in Ormea and Pieve Tesino, Italy, from 2 to 18 July. Some 30 officers, development experts and technicians from around the world took part in...
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Key messages: Mountain ecosystems are home to more than one billion people, nearly 15% of the world’s population, and provide essential services, notably water regulation, for downstream areas. People living in mountain regions are among the world’s poorest. Restoring mountain ecosystems, adopting climate sensitive agricultural practices, reducing mountain people’s exposure...
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23.09.2019

Climate-smart mountain forests play key role in EU climate goals

Climate-smart mountain forests play key role in EU climate goals

From 9 – 11 September, professors, scientists and experts gathered at the CLimate-Smart Forestry in MOuntain Regions (CLIMO) workshop and meeting to assemble a thematic platform for project promoters and stakeholders, and tools for making mountain forests climate smart.

The event was held in Stará Lesná, Slovakia, and was organized...

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20.09.2019

MP meets with graduate students about future of mountains

MP meets with graduate students about future of mountains

The future of mountains and how to bridge the gap between the global Agenda 2030 and local examples of implementation in mountain communities was at the heart of a meeting between the Mountain Resilience Coalition (MRC) and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS). The two groups shared about their missions, visions...

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