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Year: 2019

Mountain food security and nutrition are core issues that can contribute positively to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals but paradoxically are often ignored in Zero Hunger and poverty reduction-related agenda

This comprehensive publication is the first of its kind that focuses on the multidimensional status, challenges, opportunities and solutions of sustainable mountain agriculture development for Zero Hunger in Asia. This publication is building on the ‘International Workshop and Regional Expert Consultation on Mountain Agriculture Development and Food Security and Nutrition Governance’, held by FAO RAP and UIR in November 2018 Beijing, in collaboration with partners from national governments, national agriculture institutes, universities, international organizations and international research institutes.

The publication provides analysis with evidence on how mountain agriculture could contribute to satisfying all four dimensions of food security, to transform food systems to be nutrition-sensitive, climate-resilient, economically-viable and locally adaptable. From this food system perspective, the priority should be given to focus on specialty mountain product identification (e.g. Future Smart Food), production, processing, marketing and consumption, which would effectively expose the potential of mountain agriculture to contribute to Zero Hunger and poverty reduction. In addition, eight Asian country case studies not only identify context-specific challenges within biophysical-technical, policy, socio-economic and institutional dimensions,
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Year: 2016
Paying communities to preserve and manage their local forest resources using the internationally recognized REDD+ approach can be a practical and effective way to combat climate change
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Year: 2016
This study was undertaken in the Sardukhola sub-watershed of eastern Nepal to illustrate how local policy instruments can be used to supplement government water supply
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Year: 2015
The workshop was organized to fulfill the specific objectives of sharing evidence-based knowledge on PES from different sectors and deliberate on issues related to PES for conducive policy options and planning
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Year: 2014
This publication includes the findings of a participatory action research (PAR) carried out between 2010 and 2012 in two geographically and climatically different mountain watersheds in Mustang and Jumla districts in Nepal
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Year: 2013
The present report was prepared in response to the General Assembly resolution 66/205, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report to it at its sixty-eighth session on the status of sustainable development in mountain regions
Year: 2010
Landslides are major natural hazards in Nepal, and efforts are underway to treat small-scale landslides with people’s participation
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Year: 2010
The Terai, considered the granary of Nepal, is facing serious threat from siltation originating from the Churia hills mainly due to heavy deforestation together with forest and watershed degradation
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Year: 2009
This book is the latest publication in the Advances in Global Change Research series published by Springer
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Year: 2009
The South Lake Tahoe Monitoring Project, a volunteer water quality monitoring effort coordinated by the Sierra Nevada Alliance, tested pollution levels in creeks and rivers
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