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Red, the colour of prosperity for indigenous Ulikan rice farmers in the Philippines

Red, the colour of prosperity for indigenous Ulikan rice farmers in the Philippines

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It is 6.00 in the Pasil River Valley of Kalinga Province in the Philippine Cordillera. Lucious green mountains dotted with rice fields extend as far as the eye can see. Lita Caniw, 72, is headed to work at her six parcels of land in the Fummag Rice Terraces. Throughout her...

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Improving mountain farmers livelihoods through Participatory Guarantee Systems

Improving mountain farmers livelihoods through Participatory Guarantee Systems

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Online trainings on implementing Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) initiatives were held between July 2020 and January 2021 for Mountain Partnership Product producers in Latin America.

In collaboration with IFOAM Organics International, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) supported three Mountain Partnership (MP) members - Fundación CoMunidad from Panama, Fundación Pasos...

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Promoting Mountain Biodiversity Through Sustainable Value Chains

Promoting Mountain Biodiversity Through Sustainable Value Chains

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This article was written by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat for the Mountain Research and Development journal. The article outlines the ways in which mountain biodiversity matters for us all and details the actions of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to promote...

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 International Mountain Day photo contest, deadline for submissions 14 November

International Mountain Day photo contest, deadline for submissions 14 November

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The November 2020 issue of Peak to Peak announces the International Mountain Day photo contest on mountain biodiversity. This month's Members' Voices is a Mountain Partnership Products producer story about white honey and beekeeping in Kyrgyzstan. Peak to Peak November highlights four top news stories from the past month about...

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Mountain products take the stage at the Origin, Diversity and Territories Forum

Mountain products take the stage at the Origin, Diversity and Territories Forum

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The Mountain Partnership Products (MPP) initiative was presented as an example of identifying, developing and improving value chains of quality food products, cultivated in fragile ecosystems, for creating employment opportunities during the Origin, Diversity and Territories Forum (Forum ODT).

The Forum ODT is an international platform for the exchange of experiences...

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Third GROW Summer School ends, Innovation Contest winner announced

Third GROW Summer School ends, Innovation Contest winner announced

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The October 2020 issue of Peak to Peak highlights the closing of the third annual GROW Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate Summer School and the winner of the first ever innovation contest. This month's Members' Voices is a Mountain Partnership Products producer story about goldenberry jam in Peru. Peak to...

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