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Quantifying carbon stocks in mountain grasslands

Quantifying carbon stocks in mountain grasslands

28.08.2014

Carbon market and climate finance schemes, such as the Clean Development Mechanism, REDD+ and the Green Climate Fund, are being examined for their ability to achieve enhanced sustainability outcomes in terrestrial forests, lowland grasslands and marine ecosystems, all which store large amounts of carbon (C). To date, however, climate policy...

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Rocky Mountain and Central Asian collaboration

Rocky Mountain and Central Asian collaboration

25.08.2014

Utah Valley University (UVU)  facilitated dialogue with its partners from Kyrgyzstan to deepen their promotion of the sustainable mountain development agenda with joint efforts. Meetings in Kyrgyzstan during...

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Food security in a changing climate

Food security in a changing climate

20.08.2014

Partners of a joint project tackling issues related to climate change adaptation, food security and gender issues in the Hindu Kush Himalayas shared insights with Norwegian government officials, community leaders...

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Afghan mountain eco-tourism training seen in Italy

Afghan mountain eco-tourism training seen in Italy

19.08.2014

A conference and documentary screening on eco-tourism training sessions held in the mountains in Afghanistan took place in Popoli, Italy, on 18 July 2014. The event was co-organized by Read More »

Celebrating International Mountain Day this year?

Celebrating International Mountain Day this year?

07.08.2014

This year on 11 December, the annual celebration of International Mountain Day (IMD) will highlight the valuable contributions of mountain family farming to livelihoods. IMD will be one of the...

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Costa Rica uses maps to manage mountains/forests

Costa Rica uses maps to manage mountains/forests

06.08.2014

On 21 March 2014, to coincide with the celebrations of the International Day of Forests, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) of Costa Rica together with the National Forest...

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Climate change platform launched in Kyrgyzstan

Climate change platform launched in Kyrgyzstan

05.08.2014

A new initiative, the Climate Change Dialogue Platform of Kyrgyzstan (CCDP-Kg), was kicked off with a meeting hosted by the Central Asia Mountain Partnership Hub at the University of Central...

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