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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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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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) has launched this year’s International Mountain Day photo and recipe contest. This year’s contest focuses on mountain products and on healthy, nutritious recipes that reflect the traditions of the mountains. Did you know that 6 of the 20 most important food crops originate in mountains, such as...
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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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10.10.2019

The Mountain Partnership Products Initiative: selected as a Best Practice for Expo 2020 Dubai

The Mountain Partnership Products Initiative: selected as a Best Practice for Expo 2020 Dubai

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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09.10.2019

Peruvian scientists trace Humboldt’s footsteps through Páramo

Peruvian scientists trace Humboldt’s footsteps through Páramo

The Mountain Institute (TMI), in collaboration with the Lima Geographical Society and scholars at the Pontíficia Universidad Católica del Peru, sponsored and organized an expedition in northern Peru to retrace geographer and naturalist Alexander von Humboldt’s 1802 route. This summer, an interdisciplinary team of mostly Peruvian scientists studied the remote...

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