A Call for Mountains

publication

A Call for Mountains is a declaration published by the participants of the World Mountain Forun in Bishkek, Kygryzstan. 

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New project promotes indigenous food and sustainable tourism in the Philippines

New project promotes indigenous food and sustainable tourism in the Philippines

news

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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First IISUMOD convention on sustainable mountain development

First IISUMOD convention on sustainable mountain development

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Integrating the Institute for Sustainable Mountain Development (IISUMOD)’s development plans and their activities into sustainable mountain development agendas at local and global levels in the Himalaya and beyond requires urgent action on all fronts.

To this end, IISUMOD, in partnership with the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics...

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Workshop on mountain transboundary cooperation

Workshop on mountain transboundary cooperation

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Mountain transboundary cooperation was the topic of a one-day expert workshop organized by the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium, on 9 November 2018.

The seminar was attended by approximately 120 participants from EU Institutions, interregional programmes, international organizations and representatives of...

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Highlighting indigenous mountain food systems

Highlighting indigenous mountain food systems

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Discussing what is needed to maintain indigenous food systems in mountain areas was the primary focus of a session held during the High-Level Expert Seminar on Indigenous Food Systems. The seminar was hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy from 7-9 November 2018.

 The Mountain Partnership Secretariat Coordinator,...

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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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