Sustainable tourism

Mountain Homestays conducts transformative tourism workshops for Bhil Community of Madhya Pradesh

Mountain Homestays conducts transformative tourism workshops for Bhil Community of Madhya Pradesh

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The Mountain Homestays team recently travelled to nine villages in Madhya Pradesh, India to conduct three-day workshops on homestay operations. Their objective was community empowerment and engagement that would lead farmers to gain an additional source of income from tourism.

After over a decade of working with communities in...

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Montaña Limpia, an App to restore Latin America

Montaña Limpia, an App to restore Latin America's mountains

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Acceso PanAm has created a phone application with the support of the European Outdoor Conservation Association to work on cleaning up Latin America's mountains. “Montaña Limpia” (clean mountain) allows users to record information about garbage collections by entering the data about the waste gathered. In this way, the...

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IMD 2021 to focus on sustainable mountain tourism

IMD 2021 to focus on sustainable mountain tourism

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The March 2021 issue of Peak to Peak announces this year's International Mountain Day theme of sustainable mountain tourism. This month, the 'Members' Voices' section highlights the story of a Mountain Partnership Product, Ulikan red rice, which is grown in the Philippine Cordillera. Top news stories from March focus on trainings for implementing...

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IMD 2021 to focus on sustainable mountain tourism

IMD 2021 to focus on sustainable mountain tourism

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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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Call for inputs: 2020 MPS Annual Report

Call for inputs: 2020 MPS Annual Report

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The February 2021 issue of Peak to Peak opens with a call for Mountain Partnership members to submit inputs for the Secretariat's 2020 Annual Report. This month, the 'Members' Voices' section features Farmer Tantoh of the Save Your Future Association in Cameroon. Top news stories from January focus on governments in...

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Raising environmental awareness through art in the Andean Chocó

Raising environmental awareness through art in the Andean Chocó

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Can artistic expressions such as music help generate greater environmental awareness and add to ongoing scientific efforts? Can art motivate subjects to change their habits and thus provoke concrete actions towards adaptation to climate change? To explore these questions, in 2019, the Andean Forest Program, InConcerto and Radio COCOA undertook...

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