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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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) in close collaboration with the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) has developed a database and an interactive map which connects indigenous mountain communities and the mountain range they inhabit. The scope of this project is to raise awareness about indigenous mountain peoples...
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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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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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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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15.07.2019

CHINAR educates public on mountain ecosystems

CHINAR educates public on mountain ecosystems

Mountain Partnership (MP) member the Central Himalayan Institute for Nature & Applied Research (CHINAR) recently began coordinating two new programmes in the Indian Himalaya to connect people with nature.

CHINAR initiated a basic birdwatching course for all ages in Nainital, Uttarakhand. The course lasted one week, and provided participants with knowledge...

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