61st Congress of Rotary District 2080

61st Congress of Rotary District 2080

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Giorgio Grussu of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat will present the Coalition for Fragile Ecosystems that the Mountain Partnership and Global Island Partnership are building together at the 61st Congress of Rotary District 2080 (Rome, Lazio, Sardinia), to be held on 25 May 2018 Santa Teresa di Gallura, Sardinia, Italy. The...

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Mountain session, SDG 15 Expert Group Meeting

Mountain session, SDG 15 Expert Group Meeting

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The role of mountains as key providers of goods and services essential for global sustainable development was discussed during a dedicated session of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15 on Life on Land in New York on 15 May 2018. 

Andrew Taber, former Chair of the...

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MP Steering Committee meets in Rome

MP Steering Committee meets in Rome

peak to peak

Issue 115 – Month 5 – Year 2018

The May 2018 issue of Peak to Peak provides a brief overview of the Mountain Partnership Steering Committee meeting held in Rome, Italy, on 23–24 April. The newsletter continues with stories about the 2018 International Mountain Day theme; the baseline data...

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Sustainability of Smallholder Livelihoods in the Ecuadorian Highlands

Sustainability of Smallholder Livelihoods in the Ecuadorian Highlands

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Smallholder farming constitutes an important but marginalized sector, responsible for most of the world’s agricultural production. This has a significant influence in the land use and land cover change process and agrobiodiversity conservation, especially in mountainous regions of developing countries. The maintenance of sustainable smallholder farming systems represents a key...

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CMC joins the Mountain Partnership

CMC joins the Mountain Partnership

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A Colorado Mountain College (CMC) faculty member’s trip to Bhutan two years ago has morphed into a new opportunity for the college to go global. CMC recently became a member of the Mountain Partnership.

In 2016 Lorraine Miller, an English as a second language instructor and developmental education faculty...

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Visualizing mountain environment conservation

Visualizing mountain environment conservation

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As the custodian agency of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 15.4, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) developed the official indicator, the Mountain Green Cover Index, for monitoring progress towards the achievement of this target. Baseline data developed for the...

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