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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Interview with Sejuti Sarkar De, Society for Natural Resource Management and Community Development (SNRMCD) 1. Could you give us a brief introduction to SNRMCD? SNRMCD is a NGO that has been working for over 10 years in the Northern and Eastern Himalayas of India. Our work includes ecosystem preservation, agrobiodiversity conservation,...
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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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Slow Food and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, hosted by FAO, have signed an agreement to improve the livelihoods of mountain people, with special focus on Cordillera's mountain community in the Philippines. The agreement comes ahead of the International Mountain Day - a day celebrated each...
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17.05.2019

Innovation for mountains

Innovation for mountains

The International conference on “Mountains: Cultures, Landscapes and Biodiversity at Western Caspian University in Baku, Azerbaijan highlighted innovative solutions to problems that are increasingly threatening the world’s most impressive mountainous regions.

Organised by the Western Caspian University in collaboration with the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA), the three-day...

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15.05.2019

Mountain and Snow Photo contest opens

Mountain and Snow Photo contest opens

Mountain Partnership member, MiratecArts has launched an international mountain photography contest with the theme, “Mountains and Snow”.

Finalists will be announced 11 December 2019 and will take part in an exhibition on the island of Pico, Azores, Portugal. Winners will be invited to participate in a MiratecArts program and will...

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