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Action in mountains vital to global goals

Action in mountains vital to global goals

 Issue 93 – Month 6 – Year 2016

The June issue of Peak to Peak begins with the coverage of an MPS event where United Nations diplomats called for efforts to address the rising rate of food insecurity in mountainous areas of developing countries. The newsletter continues by recounting the efforts of Mount Kenya Trust to preserve forest, water and wildlife around Mount Kenya, the impact of urbanization on smallholder farms as documented by Andreas Haller, the need for a paradigm shift to recognize the importance of mountains and the services their ecosystems provide and the Mountain Research Initiative publication outlining mountain topics that could be included in Horizon 2020, an EU research and innovation programme. Peak to Peak draws attention to the work of the Mountain Partnership and its coalition...

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