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...
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...
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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11.04.2024

Award-winning project buzzes with innovation for bees and women

Award-winning project buzzes with innovation for bees and women

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...

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02.04.2024

Call for applications for master’s programme on sustainable mountain development

Call for applications for master’s programme on sustainable mountain development

The University of Milan's University of the Mountain (UNIMONT) campus is now accepting applications for the master's degree programme "Valorization and sustainable development of mountain areas" (MOUNTAINSIDE – class LM-73).

Taught in English, the international training course integrates various disciplines to foster a systemic and current understanding of the development of...

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