Why invest in sustainable mountain development? (FAO)


Mountains cover approximately on-quarter of the word's surface and are home to 12 percent of the human population. By providing freshwater and other key environmental services to more than half of humanity, mountain ecosystem play a crucial role in the development of the planet and contribute significantly to the well-being...

Author Claudia Veith, Thomas Hofer
Publisher FAO
Publication year 2012
Language English

Themes: BiodiversityWater

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