It is 6.00 in the Pasil River Valley of Kalinga Province in the Philippine Cordillera. Lucious green mountains dotted with rice fields extend as far as the eye can see. Lita Caniw, 72, is headed to work at her six parcels of land in the Fummag Rice Terraces. Throughout her...
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Online trainings on implementing Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) initiatives were held between July 2020 and January 2021 for Mountain Partnership Product producers in Latin America. In collaboration with IFOAM Organics International, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) supported three Mountain Partnership (MP) members - Fundación CoMunidad from Panama, Fundación Pasos...
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Mountains host about half of the global biodiversity hotspots and are home to a growing number of the world's hungriest people, according to a new study launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and partners to mark International Mountain Day 2020. The study conducted by...
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The theme of this year's International Mountain Day (IMD) on 11 December will be sustainable mountain tourism. Sustainable tourism in mountains can contribute to creating additional and alternative livelihood options and promoting poverty alleviation, social inclusion, as well as landscape and biodiversity conservation. It is a way to preserve the natural,...
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