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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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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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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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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02.04.2021

Utah students advocate for mountain women at CSW65

Utah students advocate for mountain women at CSW65

Members of the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF), a coalition of student clubs at Utah Valley University (UVU), showcased Utah as a promising model for sustainable mountain development during a parallel event at the sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) on 22 March....

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