The second Mountain Futures Conference will take place in China’s Yunnan province, against the backdrop of the famous Hani rice terraces in Honghe and the rapidly growing city of Kunming. Building on the success of the first Mountain Futures Conference in 2016, the event will give participants the opportunity to shape the future of the Mountain Futures Initiative and to share knowledge and ideas with a range of researchers and representatives from mountain regions around the world.
Join a 2-day field trip to Honghe County, home to the famous Hani Rice Terraces and the location of the Honghe Innovation Centre for Mountain Futures. Visit the historic centre of Yisa Old Town and tour its unique architecture; explore the integrated farming systems and stunning rice terraces maintained by generations of Honghe farmers; and participate in laying the cornerstone of the Honghe Innovation Centre for Mountain Futures, home to the Mountain Futures Initiative.
Shape the ongoing development of the Mountain Futures Initiative; present and disseminate innovations, ideas and knowledge from researchers and mountain communities; and meet with a range of scientists, community representatives, policymakers and other stakeholders.
Field Trip to Honghe and the new home of the Mountain Futures Initiative, Kunming Open Science Conference, High-Level Leadership Panels, and an International Mountain Film Festival.
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