Malawi will form a national committee on mountains, decided the participants of an inception workshop on sustainable mountain development (SMD) held on 29 September 2017. The participants also agreed that there is a need to develop a national strategy on SMD to address the challenges facing the country’s mountain ecosystems...
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More than 100 rural leaders, researchers and development partners from Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nigeria and Peru met in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile on 12-15 October 2017 to exchange their experiences on the lifestyles of Andean communities, agriculture and water harvesting. The eighth International Meeting...
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Members of the Mountain Partnership are invited to attend the Mountain Partnership Global Meeting, which will be held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters on 11-13 December 2017, in conjunction with the International Mountain Day. The Global Meeting will be followed by a two-day...
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To ensure that mountains are recognized in the processes of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Mountain Partnership members are organizing two side events during the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UNFCCC on 6-17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Mountain...
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The Mountain Institute (TMI) launched its new Mountain Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Programme, which seeks to increase the use of ecosystem-based approaches to help mountain communities adapt to climate change. The three-year programme will expand the use of nature-based solutions in key mountain areas of Nepal, Peru and Uganda...
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The fifth edition of the Forum “Origin, Diversity and Territories” (ODT) will celebrate mountains with the theme “Designing sustainable mountain food systems”, exploring mountainous territories’ richness and dynamism. Taking place on 1 December 2017 in Bulle, Switzerland, in parallel with the Salon des Goûts and Terroirs, the Forum will be...
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20.11.2017

Call for input, sustainable development report

Call for input, sustainable development report

An opportunity has arisen to propose an inclusion on mountains in the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) 2019, which has been mandated by the United Nations Member States and is being drafted by the Independent Group of Scientists and Experts (IGSE). The GSDR aims to strengthen the science-policy...

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08.11.2017

Mountain environment protects endangered fish

Mountain environment protects endangered fish

An endangered species of trout is returning from the brink of extinction in the mountains of the Monti Sibillini National Park. The Salmo macrostigma, or Mediterranean brown trout, is an autochthonous trout found in central and southern Italy. The reasons for this trout becoming endangered were two-fold: water management in...

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