Under the theme “Women move mountains”, global celebrations of International Mountain Day (IMD) 2022 began at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Headquarters on Friday, 9 December with opening remarks from high-level guests followed by a fashion show by Stella Jean. Celebrating IMD at FAO, this event...
The United Nations (UN) has recognized a collaborative initiative to protect mountain landscapes in Kyrgyzstan, Rwanda, Serbia and Uganda as one of 10 pioneering efforts to revive the natural world. The UN designated the work, which is helping to safeguard a range of imperilled species, including mountain gorillas and snow leopards,...
Calling all members of the Mountain Partnership, the Mountain Partnership Secretariat is compiling inputs for its 2022 Annual Report. Each year, the Secretariat dedicates part of its annual report to spotlighting members' achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development. Governments and organizations that were members of the Mountain Partnership in 2022 are...
Restoring mountain ecosystems is the theme of this year's International Mountain Day on 11 December. This theme was selected to fully include mountains in the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021–2030, co-led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and the UN Environment Programme. The Decade is...

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Women move mountains: artisans collaborate with fashion designer Stella Jean in the Peruvian Andes

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03.02.2023

Invest Appalachia fund launches with USD 19 million for community-first impact investment

Invest Appalachia fund launches with USD 19 million for community-first impact investment

Invest Appalachia (IA), a regional social investment platform and member of the Mountain Partnership since 2022, has secured USD 19 million of new investment in the Invest Appalachia Fund (IA Fund). This is a significant step in IA's work to catalyze sustainable community investment in the mountains of Central...

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30.01.2023

Mountain producers explore synergies between organic certification systems

Mountain producers explore synergies between organic certification systems

Thirteen producers involved in the Mountain Partnership Products (MPP) initiative explored opportunities to increase synergies between Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) and Internal Control Systems (ICS) in organic agriculture during a webinar on 24 January 2022.

Organized by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat in collaboration with IFOAM - Organics International, the webinar provided...

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