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Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity

Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity

09.12.2015

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.

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Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

31.03.2014

Mountains as the water towers of the world: A call for action on the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
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High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

High-Altitude Rangelands and their Interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

06.12.2013

This publication, issued on the 30th anniversary of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other...

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 United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2014)

United Nations General Assembly Resolution: Sustainable Mountain Development (2014)

12.02.2014

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on Sustainable mountain development at 68th Session.
A/RES/68/217

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Quito Declaration Charter for World Mountain People (2003)

Quito Declaration Charter for World Mountain People (2003)

04.09.2003

The representatives of Mountain Territories from forty countries met on 20 September 2002 in Quito (Ecuador) taking into account the declarations issued at preparatory meetings of Achocalla (August 2002, Bolivia) and Yuksam (April 2002, India), adopted the main points of the following declaration during the 2nd World Meeting of Mountain...

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A Year-long Ascent: Mountain Partnership Secretariat Annual Report

A Year-long Ascent: Mountain Partnership Secretariat Annual Report

15.05.2015

The Mountain Partnership Secretariat (MPS) reflects its key achievements in promoting sustainable mountain development (SMD) in its 2014 annual report. Using mountain climbing as an analogy to facing SMD challenges, the annual report outlines its work in advocacy, communication and knowledge management, promoting International Mountain Day, brokering joint action and...

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