What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? For many, the answer would be: get up and make yourself a fresh cup of coffee. Have you ever asked yourself where that cup of coffee came from, or who grew and processed the beans that...
Women move mountains is the theme of this year's International Mountain Day on 11 December. Women play a key role in environmental protection and social and economic development in mountain areas. They are often the primary managers of mountain resources, guardians of biodiversity, keepers of traditional knowledge, custodians of local culture...
The launching event of the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development, 2022, aimed to raise awareness of the importance of mountains for sustainable development. Mountains are home to 15 percent of the world’s population and host about half of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. They provide freshwater for everyday life to half...

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Kyrgyz mountain women collaborate with fashion designer Stella Jean

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20.05.2022

Residents participate in workshop, plant 300 trees in mountainous Kukhi village, Tajikistan

Residents participate in workshop, plant 300 trees in mountainous Kukhi village, Tajikistan

On 22-23 April 2022, the team of Little Earth – a Mountain Partnership member organization – implemented two events within the framework of the project “Renewable energy and remote mountain communities” project. They hosted a workshop on planting and caring for seedlings and furthermore planted 300 trees in the...

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19.05.2022

Euromontana calls on mountain actors to uptake the cohesion policy funds

Euromontana calls on mountain actors to uptake the cohesion policy funds

The European-funded Montana174 project has published a set of educational factsheets illustrating the resources that the 2021-2027 European Cohesion Policy will channel into mountain areas.

Mountain areas cover nearly 29 percent of the territory of the European Union (EU) and are home to 13 percent of its population....

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