The Mountain Partnership's 2023 training course "GROW – Agrobiodiversity in a changing climate" featured an innovation contest on the importance of biodiversity for creating jobs in agriculture. Participant Ysa Calderón from Peru won the contest with project to address threats to pollinators and empower women. In this interview, Ysa describes...
Mountains and climate justice were highlighted in a series of events at the World Social Forum 2024 Nepal. In collaboration with Mountain Partnership member the Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDARC), the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) participated in the Global Climate Justice Assembly, titled "Mountains in...
“Mountain solutions for a sustainable future – innovation, adaptation, youth and beyond” is the theme of this year's International Mountain Day (IMD) on 11 December. Over centuries, mountain communities have developed solutions to adapt to their harsh environments, deal with climate change, reduce poverty and protect or restore biodiversity and ecosystems...
In this latest Members' Voices feature, Santiago Fernández Peña, Grant and Development Manager of the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development (AASD), discusses AASD's commitment to community-led development in the Andean highlands of Peru. What is the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development's mission? The Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development – or as we...

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19.04.2024

New Adaptation at Altitude documentary highlights the crucial role of mountains in our world

New Adaptation at Altitude documentary highlights the crucial role of mountains in our world

The Adaptation at Altitude team has released a short documentary that explains the global team's mission and motivation for addressing adaptation issues in the mountains. Through interviews with renowned experts, the documentary highlights the urgent need to recognize the crucial role of mountains in our world. Featuring diverse voices from...

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18.04.2024

Now accepting proposals, GEO Mountains Small Grants Programme 2024–2025

Now accepting proposals, GEO Mountains Small Grants Programme 2024–2025

The Global Network on Observations and Information in Mountain Environments (GEO Mountains) is a Work Programme Initiative of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), co-led by Mountain Partnership member the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) and the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate of the National Research...

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