On 23 April, within the framework of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) co-organized a side event aligned with the forum’s theme, emphasizing the voices of Indigenous Youth. This side event, co-organized by FAO, the...
“Without cohesive and effective adaptation and mitigation plans, climate change has the capacity to undo the progress of development and plunge millions more into poverty,” said the Prime Minister of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, emphasizing that climate change presents a universal threat affecting all people and ecosystems. Speaking...
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has concluded, every increment of global warming matters. Climate change impacts will be vastly different at 2°C of warming compared to 1.5°C. This is especially true for mountain ecosystems. On Wednesday, an expert dialogue focused on exactly this topic, discussing impacts, research gaps,...
On 10 May, the Governments of Kyrgyzstan, Italy and Nepal, in collaboration with the UN Group of Friends for Mountains, hosted a side event at the 19th Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF19) at UN headquarters in New York. The event emphasized the pivotal role of mountains...

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13.06.2024

SBSTA 60 side event mobilizes Mountain Partnership countries for climate change action

SBSTA 60 side event mobilizes Mountain Partnership countries for climate change action

The Government of Andorra, in collaboration with the Government of Kyrgyzstan and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and in the framework of the Mountain Partnership, hosted a side event on the sidelines of the 60th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 60)...

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11.06.2024
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New hydroponic garden paves the way for experimentation on better resource management in soil-less agriculture

New hydroponic garden paves the way for experimentation on better resource management in soil-less agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and La Sapienza University of Rome have further consolidated their research collaboration in the field of sustainable agriculture with the inauguration of a hydroponic garden on the FAO terrace, the result of the study of new water-based growing techniques.

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