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IMD celebrated in over 40 countries in 2016

IMD celebrated in over 40 countries in 2016

16.01.2017

More than 200 events marked International Mountain Day (IMD) around the world on 11 December 2016, when mountaineers, mountain lovers, governments and civil society groups gathered to celebrate mountain environments and peoples. Celebrations took place in more than 40 countries, including Algeria, Argentina, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Indonesia, Iran, Italy,...

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Call for abstracts: Mt Kilimanjaro conference

Call for abstracts: Mt Kilimanjaro conference

12.01.2017

AfroMont, the African chapter of the international Mountain Research Initiative, invites researchers working on African mountains to submit abstracts for the upcoming Mount Kilimanjaro Mountain Research Conference. The...

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Highlighting mountains in EU’s Horizon 2020

Highlighting mountains in EU’s Horizon 2020

10.01.2017

The European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, a European Union Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of...

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Publication on waste management in mountains

Publication on waste management in mountains

09.01.2017

A new report looks at the growing issue of waste in the world’s mountain regions. Launched by GRID-Arendal, the International Solid Waste Management Association and the United Nations...

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Resilience in the rural Andes

Resilience in the rural Andes

29.12.2016

A recently published special issue of Regional Environmental Change focuses on “Resilience in the rural Andes”. The Andes present an ideal learning space to draw lessons on existing...

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The Pewenche people of the Chilean Andes

The Pewenche people of the Chilean Andes

21.12.2016

Transhumance is the practice of moving livestock from one grazing ground to another in a seasonal cycle, typically to lowlands in winter and highlands in summer. In the lead up...

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Pragya Seeds Nepal hosts Zero Waste workshop

Pragya Seeds Nepal hosts Zero Waste workshop

19.12.2016

The workshop and training "Zero Waste, Zero Warming" was jointly organized by the District Development Committee of Dhunche, Rasuwa, Nepal and Pragya Seeds Nepal (PGSN) on 1-3 December...

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