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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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From postman to solar engineer: Youth action to electrify remote mountain villages

From postman to solar engineer: Youth action to electrify remote mountain villages

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Located deep in the valley of Zanskar in the Indian Himalayas is a centuries-old village called Marling. Only the local natives or true wanderers reach this far into the mountains, as it takes 20 hours by car on a dirt road followed by a long trek of...

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IPROMO 2020 call for applications: Mountains in a changing climate

IPROMO 2020 call for applications: Mountains in a changing climate

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Peak to Peak 2020 launches the call for applications to IPROMO 2020, which will focus on the theme "Mountains in a changing climate". This month's Members' Voices is about new member "Mountain Homestays", which includes a survey for members interested in getting involved in community-based tourism. Peak to Peak July highlights four...

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