Forum Carpaticum 2018

Forum Carpaticum 2018

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The Forum Carpaticum is an open meeting of the Science for the Carpathians (S4C) initiative that occurs every two years. The fifth Forum Carpaticum will cover a wide range of topics related to sustainability in the Carpathians, including land cover and land-use change, renewable energy, climate change vulnerability assessment and...

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New mountain research and development issue

New mountain research and development issue

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The newest issue of Mountain Research and Development,Vol 38, No 3 is now available online. 

Papers in this issue cover a broad range of topics including the foresight process as a means of conservation in a national reserve in Peru, local perception of a dam construction project in the...

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Closing summer school on Agrobiodiversity

Closing summer school on Agrobiodiversity

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The first Summer School on Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate ended this week. Held at FAO in Rome, Italy, the course hosted high profile speakers from NaturaSi, IFOAM Organics International and Slow Food and looked at ways to enhance productivity and improve marketing strategies in sustainable and resilient agricultural systems.

“We know that...

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Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate

Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate

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The Summer school on Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate opened on Monday 26 at FAO, Headquarters in Rome. The course focuses on the importance of biodiversity in agriculture, with particular attention to its role in enhancing resilience and adaptability of cropping and farming systems to climate change. The two week...

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Terra Madre Mountain Producers

Terra Madre Mountain Producers

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The Mountain Partnership and Slow Food will be holding an event at Terra Madre Salone del Gusto on mountain products: preserving tradition, promoting innovation.  

From the mountains to the fork, the promotion of mountain agriculture can preserve mountain agrobiodiversity and improve the livelihoods and the economies of mountain communities, some...

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Forum to highlight mountains in Africa

Forum to highlight mountains in Africa

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On 12 September 2018, the Minister of Environment of Rwanda, Honorable Dr. Vincent Biruta, opened the Second Africa Regional Mountains Forum (#ARMF_2018) in Kigali, Rwanda. “On behalf of the Republic of Rwanda and on my own behalf, I pledge to support Sustainable Mountain Development initiatives in the country and consider...

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