Interview with Sejuti Sarkar De, Society for Natural Resource Management and Community Development (SNRMCD) 1. Could you give us a brief introduction to SNRMCD? SNRMCD is a NGO that has been working for over 10 years in the Northern and Eastern Himalayas of India. Our work includes ecosystem preservation, agrobiodiversity conservation,...
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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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Slow Food and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, hosted by FAO, have signed an agreement to improve the livelihoods of mountain people, with special focus on Cordillera's mountain community in the Philippines. The agreement comes ahead of the International Mountain Day - a day celebrated each...
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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) in close collaboration with the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) has developed a database and an interactive map which connects indigenous mountain communities and the mountain range they inhabit. The scope of this project is to raise awareness about indigenous mountain peoples...
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27.05.2019

Call for best organic farming practices in mountain areas

Call for best organic farming practices in mountain areas

Submit your case studies for the publication “Agro-ecological and organic farming practices in mountain areas” (exact title TBD). In order to raise awareness about sustainable agricultural farming practices in mountain areas, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) is preparing a publication that highlights the role of agro-ecological or organic farming practices...

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23.05.2019

Advocating for a mountain law in India

Advocating for a mountain law in India

The Nilgiri Documentation Centre (NDC) Director, Dharmalingam Venugopal has advised the Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal Purohit to endorse a law to protect the mountains in the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu.

The Madras state is the forerunner in the country in enacting laws that protect nature including forests and...

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