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The newest issue of Mountain Research and Development (MRD)—Vol 36, No 3—is now available online and open access. Papers in this Open Issue explore a broad range of topics related to sustainable development in mountains worldwide: they analyze the potential for...

The Collaborative Crop Research Program (CCRP) is supported by the McKnight Foundation to promote the collaborative research between smallholder farmers, leading local researchers, and development practitioners to explore solutions for sustainable, local food systems.

The CCRP...

Written by Nelson Mazón , Eduardo Peralta , Elena Villacrés , Ángel Murillo

This story shows the power of farmers’ leadership and self-organisation to revitalise neglected crops. A successful partnership between farmers and socially committed researchers...

Climate change is a real threat to the lives in the world. The change is due to exponential growth of CO2 and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It results in variations in solar energy, temperature and precipitation.

Climate change largely affects...

Rural farmers in many parts of the world are already using ‘smart’ agricultural practices like intercropping, agroforestry and rainwater harvesting.

But what if those practices benefitted the livelihoods and landscapes of millions more?

Climate-smart agriculture, the...

The earth’s soil stores a lot of carbon from the atmosphere, and managing it with the climate in mind may be an important part of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming, according to ...

“Mountains for Europe‘s Future” is an initiative leading to a Strategic Research Agenda to promote the inclusion of specific mountain topics in the Horizon 2020 Work Programmes 2018-20 or other strategic documents.

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The international innovation scientific and technological centre,Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories "Mountains" (IISTC “Mountains”) presents the international...

The international innovation scientific and technological centre,Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories "Mountains" (IISTC “Mountains”) presents the international...

The international innovation scientific and technological centre,Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories "Mountains" (IISTC “Mountains”) presents the international...

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