Sustainable Mountain Development

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...

Nepalese NGO Mountain Legacy has just announced the selection of Peruvian engineer César Augusto Portocarrero Rodríguez to receive the next Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal. The award will be presented in Kathmandu on December 11, International Mountain Day....

Jake Norton was on a glacier in northern India. A seemingly impenetrable fortress of sweeping ridges and towering walls of granite, capped by hanging glaciers. It seemed, he said, that nothing could touch it, nothing could beat it down.

But then he...

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Mountain Partnership Secretariat announced on 22 April 2016 that they would start a Mountain Facility, or funding mechanism, to address the rising threat of hunger in the mountain areas of developing countries. The announcement was...

When exploring pathways for sustainable development, knowledge about context matters just as much as our understanding of global processes. Papers in Open Issue (Vol 36, No 1) of Mountain...

The Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal (SEHMLM) is awarded for remarkable service in the conservation of culture and nature in mountainous regions. It is intended both to honor the humanitarian work of Sir Edmund Hillary and also to encourage the emulation of that work.

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The focus of Norlha’s symposium on women’s empowerment in rural Himalayan communities came about as a result of the 2014 symposium (on Agricultural communities of the Himalayas), which highlighted the importance of gender as a cross cutting issue and the subsequent importance of...

Euromontana is celebrating its 20° anniversary this year. To celebrate this important event, they would like to involve young people, especially those who are 20 years old (more or less). Thus, they would like...

“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.

Join the event to: 
 

  • “Find the mountains in...

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

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