A unique collection by Italian-Haitian fashion designer Stella Jean and craftswomen from the mountains of Kyrgyzstan will be highlighted at Milan Fashion Week today. The collaboration is supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through its Women’s Committee and the Mountain Partnership Products initiative, a...
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Empowering family famers and stimulating long-term commitments in their favour was the aim of a webinar organized by Slow Food and the World Rural Forum. The event highlighted the challenges and opportunities faced by family farmers as well as family farmers’ importance and contribution to achieving...
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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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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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15.04.2021

Webinar highlights opportunities of UN Decade of Family Farming

Webinar highlights opportunities of UN Decade of Family Farming

Empowering family famers and stimulating long-term commitments in their favour was the aim of a webinar organized by Slow Food and the World Rural Forum. The event highlighted the challenges and opportunities faced by family farmers as well as family farmers’ importance and contribution to achieving...

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09.04.2021

Students winning ideas to become mountain documentaries

Students winning ideas to become mountain documentaries

Two students from the Centro Regional Universitario de Tierras Altas (CRUTA), Edwin De Gracia and Yeferson Martínez, are the winners of the Stories from the Summit contest. Their proposals will be produced into documentaries in 2021.

Mountain Partnership member Fundación CoMunidad, jointly with the Universidad Autónoma de...

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