MOUNTAIN FUTURES

SUSTAINING LIVELIHOODS: ROLE OF GENDER AND LOCAL INSTITUTIONS

Capturing innovation for change also requires addressing the social, ecological, and economic factors which promote sustainable livelihoods for mountain communities. Events in this theme will focus on how to grow new models of mountain development which are participatory, equitable and just – yet also capable of attracting private-sector investment and having large-scale impacts on the ground.

  • Role of Gender – In Rural-to-urban Migration, Household and Community Dynamics, Mountain Livelihoods
  • Bio-resources for Mountain Communities – Innovations for Sustainable Use of Untapped Resources
  • Market and Business Solutions – New Opportunities through Market Networks, Information Technologies, and Farm + Firm Models

ECOSYSTEM RHYTHMS: UNDERSTANDING CHANGE

Due to elevation gradients, mountain ecosystems areĀ governed by unique ecological rhythms; we need ...

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LAND SYSTEMS: MANAGING COMPLEXITY

Effective management of complex land systems requires synthesizing insights and knowledge on pattern...

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SUSTAINING LIVELIHOODS: ROLE OF GENDER AND LOCAL INSTITUTIONS

Capturing innovation for change also requires addressing the social, ecological, and economic factor...

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