7th International Plant Functional Traits Course

7th International Plant Functional Traits Course

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The 7th International Plant Functional Traits Course (PFTC) will be held on 1-19 December 2023, at the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa. PFTCs offer hands-on training in applications of plant functional trait ecology within a real-life field research project setting. During this course, students will collect and explore plant functional trait...

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Mountain Ecosystems and Resources Management

Mountain Ecosystems and Resources Management

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In "Mountain Ecosystems & Resources Management", readers embark on a journey through the intricate world of mountain ecosystems and the essential strategies for responsible resource management. This book aims to serve as a guide for understanding the unique dynamics of these landscapes and the challenges they face in an ever-changing...

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Genetic conservation initiatives in mountain areas promote climate resilience

Genetic conservation initiatives in mountain areas promote climate resilience

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Indigenous Peoples and local communities engage in vital efforts to preserve plant genetic resources (PGR) at their centres of origin, ensuring the conservation of diversity. However, there lacks a standardized system for preserving PGR on Indigenous Peoples' and local communities' land.

On 23 November 2023, experts working on the ground presented...

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University of Calgary publishes an assessment of Canadian mountains

University of Calgary publishes an assessment of Canadian mountains

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Mountain Partnership member the University of Calgary published The Canadian Mountain Assessment, a first-of-its-kind look at what is known, what is not known, and what needs to be known about mountain systems in Canada. The new collection of knowledge clarifies challenges and opportunities specific to mountain systems and...

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Cultivating change with innovation and technology at Expo Doha Qatar 2023

Cultivating change with innovation and technology at Expo Doha Qatar 2023

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Agrobiodiversity and innovation took centre stage at a dynamic workshop in the Italian Pavilion at Expo Doha Qatar 2023 on 22 November 2023. This workshop, organized by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) and the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), showcased new technologies and innovative initiatives focused on agrobiodiversity. Speakers provided concrete...

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Expo 2023 Doha: Agrobiodiversity and innovation workshop

Expo 2023 Doha: Agrobiodiversity and innovation workshop

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As part of the GROW - Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate course, this workshop, hosted at the Italian Pavilion in Expo 2023 Doha, will showcase innovative initiatives and technology applications focused on agrobiodiversity as potential solutions for addressing food insecurity. It will explore the potential of leveraging artificial intelligence...

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