Stretching over 12 states - Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarkhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and the hilly districts of Assam and West Bengal, the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) is home to incredible diversity of flora and fauna. But this diversity is under serious threat due...
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Alongside small mountain producers in Bolivia and Slow Food agronomists, Alessia Vita, Programme Expert/Economist at the Mountain Partnership Secretariat, developed a strategy on 29 May – 1 June 2016 to improve the value chain of selected quality products with market potential to enhance the producers’ income and livelihoods. She...
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Send us your mountain photos. We are seeking pictures that show local mountain culture. You could submit portraits of mountain peoples or spontaneous shots of individuals engaging in traditional activities, festivals or everyday mountain life. The photographs will be used to promote International Mountain Day (IMD), which is 11 December. The...
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For millions of people living in mountainous areas, hunger and the threat of hunger are nothing new. Harsh climates and the difficult, often inaccessible terrain, combined with political and social marginality make mountain peoples vulnerable to food shortages. One in three mountain people in developing countries is facing hunger and malnutrition. This...
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Thanks to the funds collected by a Norwegian volunteer, nine families, who were affected by the earthquake that struck the Bartang Valley of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan in December 2015, received solar parabolic cookers. Little Earth can be proud of its volunteers. Several years ago, a woman from...
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The Platform of Civil Society Organization for the Safeguard of Mountains (PSM) began a newsletter for green actors in seven countries of West Africa. PSM is a platform for the stability of mountains and the wellbeing of mountain communities in West Africa and includes some Mountain Partnership members. With the release...
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01.07.2016

From our valley to the world

From our valley to the world

The Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities presents “From Our Valley To The World: Four National Geographic Photographers” in honour of Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s 50th Anniversary. Curated by Andrea Wallace, Anderson Ranch’s Artistic Director of Photography and New Media, the exhibition opens to the public on 1 July 2016...

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30.06.2016

Solar cookers for families in Tajik mountains

Solar cookers for families in Tajik mountains

Thanks to the funds collected by a Norwegian volunteer, nine families, who were affected by the earthquake that struck the Bartang Valley of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan in December 2015, received solar parabolic cookers. Little Earth can be proud of its volunteers. Several years ago, a woman from...

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