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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The landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience will be under discussion at the 2019 International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain Areas (IPROMO) in Ormea and Pieve Tesino, Italy, from 2 to 18 July. Some 30 officers, development experts and technicians from around the world will take...
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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; and Restoring mountain ecosystems, adopting climate sensitive agricultural practices, reducing mountain people’s exposure to climate...
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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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22.07.2019

New Mountain Research and Development issue

New Mountain Research and Development issue

The newest issue of Mountain Research and Development, Vol 39, No 1 is now available online. 

In this issue, two papers address food security in mountains: one presents a food systems mapping approach tested in Kenya and Bolivia, and the other assesses food consumption patterns among Mapuche communities in Chile....

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17.07.2019

Building Climate Actions in Mountains: Presented by the Principality of Andorra, Switzerland, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Mountain Partnership Secretariat

Building Climate Actions in Mountains: Presented by the Principality of Andorra, Switzerland, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Mountain Partnership Secretariat

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; and

Restoring mountain ecosystems, adopting climate sensitive agricultural practices, reducing mountain people’s exposure to climate...

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