Touring the Pamir mountains

Touring the Pamir mountains

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A group of Bartang women participated in a study tour in the Pamir mountains to learn about natural resource management, tourism and vocational training. The four-day study tour in Lower Bartang-Khorog-Ishkashim was organized from 24-27 September 2018 by Mountain Partnership member,  'The Little Earth' with support from the...

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Caucasus Mountain Forum 2018

Caucasus Mountain Forum 2018

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The second Caucasus Mountain Forum, organized by the Scientific Network for the Caucasus Region under the theme “The Caucasus Research Agenda – a Key to Sustainable Regional Development”, will be held from 30 October to 2 November 2018 in Ankara, Turkey. The 2018 Caucasus Mountain Forum theme encompasses the subject...

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World Mountain Forum 2018

World Mountain Forum 2018

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Under the theme “Mountains in a changing world: strengthening partnership and pathways towards a thriving mountain future”, the fourth World Mountain Forum will be held on 23–26 October 2018, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, hosted by the Government of Kyrgyzstan with support from the Government of Switzerland, the...

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Food and tourism in the Philippine Cordillera

Food and tourism in the Philippine Cordillera

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The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) together with Slow Food travelled to the Philippines on 7–17 May 2018 to explore the potential of a new pilot on food and tourism in the Philippine Cordillera region, aimed at promoting linkages between high-value mountain products and ecotourism services. The pilot would...

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Mountain agrobiodiversity at FICO Eataly World

Mountain agrobiodiversity at FICO Eataly World

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Mountain products and their role in preserving agrobiodiversity was presented by Rosalaura Romeo of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) on the International Day for Biological Diversity during the conference “Forgotten fruits and agrobiodiversity: resources worth saving”. The conference was organized by the Fondazione Fabbrica Italiana Contadina, ARPA Emilia Romagna, FICO,...

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The Mountain Institute wins St Andrews Prize

The Mountain Institute wins St Andrews Prize

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The Mountain Institute, a Mountain Partnership member, is the 2018 winner of the St Andrews Prize for the Environment. Their winning project integrates 2 000 years of indigenous knowledge of water management in the Andes with contemporary science and technology to create hybrid solutions that improve water security,...

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