The Department of Agriculture of Andorra has agreed to offer strategic support to the Secretariat of the Mountain Partnership, officially becoming a ‘Champion for Mountains’. The Principality of Andorra is already a member of the Mountain Partnership, a United Nations voluntary alliance committed to improving the lives of mountain peoples and...
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Key messages: Mountain ecosystems are home to more than one billion people, nearly 15% of the world’s population, and provide essential services, notably water regulation, for downstream areas. People living in mountain regions are among the world’s poorest. Restoring mountain ecosystems, adopting climate sensitive agricultural practices, reducing mountain people’s exposure...
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Members of FAO’s Mountain Partnership, together with key Italian organizations working on social issues, equitable financing and conservation, met at Italy’s Ministry of Agriculture in Rome on Monday to address the challenges involved in achieving fair prices for agricultural products and encouraging consumers to make more informed choices. The conference, convened...
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The landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience was under discussion at the 2019 International Programme on Research and Training on Sustainable Management of Mountain Areas (IPROMO) in Ormea and Pieve Tesino, Italy, from 2 to 18 July. Some 30 officers, development experts and technicians from around the world took part in...
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22.08.2019

Sounding the mountain butterflies in Slovenia

Sounding the mountain butterflies in Slovenia

From 4 – 10 August, Staša Guček from Slovenia participated in a seven-day summer hacking camp (PIFcamp) in the Julian Alps, Soča Valley, Slovenia. It was here that art, technology and knowledge intersected.

Guček has a professional background in Slavic languages, but her interest lies in scientific illustration, analog...

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15.08.2019

2018 Annual Report now available online

2018 Annual Report now available online

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat Annual Report 2018 is now available online. In it, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) reflects on its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development in 2018. The annual report documents the Secretariat’s work in the areas of advocacy, communication and knowledge management, mainstreaming mountains, promoting International...

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