A training on milk processing and cheese making was provided to a group of women from three remote mountain villages in the Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan, as a result of a joint initiative between two Mountain Partnership member organizations, the Global and Local Information Partnership (GLIP) and 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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Bogotá, Colombia is hosting a week dedicated to mountains. From 10 to 14 July 2017, Mountains’ Week will offer a space to discuss the strategic importance of paramos and mountain ecosystems in the Andean region. Within the framework of Mountains’ Week, the International Congress of Paramos and Mountain Ecosystems is...
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A high-level conference on mountains, titled “Mountains under Pressure”, will be held on 11 December 2017 at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy, announced Mountain Partnership Secretariat Coordinator Thomas Hofer on 24 May. The theme of the conference will be “Climate,...
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Participants of the 2017 International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain Areas (IPROMO) will meet on 5 July in Ormea and Pieve Tesino, Italy to begin a two-week training programme on sustainable mountain development. About 30 professionals from the fields of Agriculture, Economics, Forestry, Biology, Geology...
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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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20.07.2017

Case studies on mountain migration trends

Case studies on mountain migration trends

Your case studies are invited for a publication on migration trends in mountains. The publication, being produced by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) and the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern, Switzerland, will be a contribution to the theme of International Mountain Day...

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18.07.2017

Making mountain cities resilient

Making mountain cities resilient

Two examples of increasing the resilience of mountain communities in Panama to disaster, written by Mountain Partnership member Fundación CoMunidad’s director, Alberto Pascual, have been published in the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)’s 2017 edition of “How To Make Cities More Resilient: A Handbook For...

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