Theme:

Climate Change Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains cover roughly one quarter of the Earth’s land surface but host an impressive array of natural resources – 25% of terrestrial biodiversity, 60% of all biosphere reserves, freshwater supplies for lowland irrigation and domestic use, and important raw materials such as minerals and timber. They provide essential ecosystem services for livelihoods as well as opportunities for recreation and tourism.

Mountains are also currently home to about 1 billion people. And both the people and the mountains are particularly vulnerable to climate change.

Rising temperatures and changing precipitation patterns are disrupting water flows and affecting ecosystems, creating and worsening natural hazards and threatening livelihoods across the globe. But mountain ecosystems are more sensitive to climate change compared to other terrestrial ecosystems, and mountain dwellers have less income on average compared to people living downstream. As a result, the effects of climate change in the mountains fall disproportionately on both ecosystems and people.

This theme aims to connect those working on and interested in climate change adaptation in mountains. It provides a space for knowledge and experience sharing and discussions, with the aim of supporting and connecting international actors working in this space. It is hosted by the Adaptation at Altitude ([email protected]) programme, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Solutions database for adaptation in mountains

As part of this work the [email protected] team have developed (and will continue to build) the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal - a global database of CCA solutions for mountain regions. Find out more and how to contribute to the portal.

Global Mountains Community of Practice: Have your say! 

Through the [email protected] programme we are looking to help strengthen knowledge and knowledge exchange on climate change adaptation in mountains. As well as the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal we are looking to develop a Global Mountain Community (GMC) on climate change adaptation in mountains that connects people working on similar, issues and challenges, and who can benefit from one another. Find out more about the Global Mountain Community (GMC) and next steps here.

We invite you to use this form to share your interests, needs and what you would like to see from these activities going forward. Your responses will inform how we design and develop our work in this focus area going forward.

Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey >  

 

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Mountain Communities

Mountains can be harsh places to live. The vulnerability of mountain communities is exacerbated by additional factors such as isolation from public services. This category brings together work relevant to understanding and promoting community resilience, including community-based adaptation, community-driven development, and urban mountain development. See the themes on community-based adaptation and vulnerability for related work and resources.

An Amazigh shepherd in the Saghro Mountains, Morocco, surveys the landscape where he spends his winters with his family and their animals
Event

MRD Talk #02: Engaging with Indigenous and local knowledge for the conservation of mountain landscapes

06/12/2022 - 17:00 to 18:30

The second talk in the MRD Talk series, highlighting how working with Indigenous and local knowledge holders is crucial to conserving mountain landscapes.

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Webinar: Women move mountains in adapting to climate change

08/12/2022 - 14:00 to 15:30

Watch this International Mountain Day webinar which focused on how to promote gender-responsive climate action in mountain areas. Learn more about the role of women in climate action, best practice examples and key lessons learnt.

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A Global Mountain Community for Climate Change Adaptation

A global community of practice to support and encourage communication and engagement between stakeholders working on climate change adaptation in mountains.

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Article

Resilient Mountain Solutions in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Learn about why a focus on resilience in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region is important, and explore the different components of ICIMOD's Resilient Mountain Solutions programme. 

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Sixth Global Meeting of Mountain Partnership: South America and the Andes participate as an active block

27/09/2022 - 00:00 to 29/09/2022 - 00:00

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2022, Adaptation at Altitude ([email protected]) hosted a side event at the Mountain Partnership’s Sixth Global Meeting in Aspen, Colorado, USA. The side event was aimed at showing regional information collected for the sustainable management of mountains in the South America and Andres region.

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Sixth Global Meeting of The Mountain Partnership: Tackling the Climate Crisis at Altitude by Fostering a Community of Practice

26/09/2022 - 09:00 to 17:00

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2022, Adaptation at Altitude ([email protected]) hosted a side event at the Mountain Partnership’s Sixth Global Meeting in Aspen, Colorado, USA. The side event hosted a discussion on how we can increase adaptive capacity to climate change in the Andes, East Africa, the South Caucasus, Hindu Kush Himalaya and beyond!

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Knowledge Networking to Address Climate Change Impacts and Disaster Risks by Engaging Local Groups and Institutions to Localise Actions

Learn about the Government of Himachal Pradesh's efforts to incorporate climate change and disaster risk reduction issues at the highest levels of governance. The article discusses how the state government transformed the administrative and technical outlook to institutionalize the state's knowledge network and mainstream SDG 13 in the planning process.

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Maria Hilda Moreno // The variety of crops grown in the greenhouses improves the diets as well as the income of local communities.
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Solution Story: Tanks, tunnels and determination - how rainwater harvesting and greenhouses lift smallholder resilience in the Colombian Andes

This Solution Story describes how rainwater harvesting and greenhouses have been used to enhanced the resilience of smallholder farmers in the Colombian Andes.

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Article

Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused, or accelerated by, climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

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Illustration by Elise Gunstvedt and Hasan Abbas, GRID-Arendal
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Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from East Africa booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused or accelerated by climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication includes Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda.

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East Africa Mountains Regional Dialogue Meeting

30/03/2022 - 12:00

The event brought together 31 participants including representatives from the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, the members of the Climate Change Technical Working Group (CCTWG) from the partner states and other key stakeholders from East Africa, and suggested establishing an East Africa Mountains Stakeholder Platform under the EAC.

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Case Study

Climate Risk Assessment: A Pilot study in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

This climate risk assessment pilot study from Kullu, Himachal Pradesh shows how to assess and design remedial interventions at the local level using the Climate Risk Management Framework for India.

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Event

Adaptation at Altitude Regional Meeting: Taking Action Together for Resilient Mountain Communities in the South Caucasus

14/12/2021 - 12:00 to 14:45

The regional session featured exchange on adaptation solutions, discussions of national and local adaptation plans and consultation on opportunities of regional dialogue and collaborative action.

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Upscaling adaptation solutions for vulnerable mountain regions through international cooperation

09/11/2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

(Video) Following a teaser showcase of the “Last Glaciers” documentary and inspirational talk by the documentary's director, this event featured a series of talks and panel discussion exploring what is being done to support and upscale adaptation in mountainous regions internationally.

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Promoting ambitious climate action for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

09/11/2021 - 10:00 to 18:00

(Videos) This focus day on HKH, which was live streamed from the Cryosphere Pavilion at COP26, explored the scaling up of investment in mountain-specific climate priorities and low carbon development, the dissemination of high-impact solutions that can deliver climate action in the HKH region, and shared policy and youth perspectives on climate action. Watch the recordings of each session. 

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Climate change and forced migration in mountain areas: What are the solutions?

10/12/2021 - 14:00 to 15:15

(Video) This webinar, organized by the Inter Parliamentarian Union and the Adaptation at Altitude programme with members of Parliament, international organization representatives and experts, discussed migration and internal displacement due to climate change in mountain areas and explored ways to increase mountain communities’ resilience and capacity to adapt by addressing some of the root causes of climate migration.

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A FRAGILE FUTURE: Can mountain communities adapt to climate change?

08/11/2021 - 16:15 to 17:45

(Video) This hybrid online and in-person event presented the latest cryosphere science about the impacts and risks of climate change, and explored good adaptation solutions and experiences, especially in mountain areas, with a focus on developing countries.

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Adaptation at Altitude: Solutions and Climate Action in East African Mountains

26/09/2021 - 17:00 to 18:00

This event video recording and summary explores what communities, governments and the East African Community are doing to adapt to climate change and promote transboundary cooperation. 

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Mountains
Article

Vibrant Mountain Communities Regional Development in Mountains: Realizing Potentials, Tackling Disparities

This report draws on experiences from different mountain regions to shed light on three main levers for transformation in mountain areas: inclusive planning and decision-making, equitable access to quality public services, and collaborations to spark innovation.

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The Andes
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Adaptation to Glacio-Hydrological Change in High Mountains

This dissertation explores how adaptation is studied in mountain systems as well as what we know about and might do to address growing adaptation needs in high mountain communities.

 

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Two people walking on a mountain in Hindu Kush Himalaya. View with a peak behind and a blue sky.
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The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment: Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

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Case Study

Scaling up Community-based Adaptation in Morocco's High Atlas Tifnout Valley

The Tifnout Valley's unique approach to climate change adaptation scales up the successes of individual projects through the coordinated efforts of local associations across an entire landscape.

 
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The view of Majhi community after the earthquake in 2015
Case Study

Impacts of Climate Change on the indigenous Majhi community in Nepal

This study looks at the impacts of climate change on the indigenous Majhi people in Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal, and provides important details for the design of future projects.

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Sajama
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Adaptación al Cambio Climático en Comunidades Andinas dependientes de Glaciares Tropicales

El proyecto propuso analizar los niveles de vulnerabilidad de la población al cambio climático en dos lugares afectados por el deshielo de glaciares en el Andes.

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Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

Mountains are complex and fragile environments. They heavily influence regional climate systems, are often rich in highly specialised species and numerous natural resources, and provide various ecosystem services. This category illustrates the importance of mountain landscapes and biodiversity, and the ecosystem services they provide. It features good practice examples of how these landscapes, biodiversity and services are being protected. Find more information on ecosystem-based approaches here.

Fotografía de portada: Roxibel Pelayo
Case Study

Protocolo para el monitoreo de fenología y polinización en cumbres de la red GLORIA-Andes Venezuela

Esta publicación presenta un protocolo para el monitoreo de fenología y polinización en cumbres de la red GLORIA-Andes Venezuela.

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Article

Hacia una agenda de investigación para el monitoreo integrado de ecosistemas andinos: aportes para la sostenibilidad en escenarios de cambio ambiental

Esta publicacion es un resumen del Conversatorio sobre “Hacia una agenda de investigación para el monitoreo integrado de ecosistemas andinos: aportes para la sostenibilidad en escenarios de cambio ambiental”.

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First Latin-American edition of IPROMO: Sustainable Management of Socio-Ecosystems in the Andes

This article describes the first course of the IPROMO Mountains Training Programme held in Spanish. The course was organised by CONDESAN with the support of two initiatives financed by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC).

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Case Study

Mountain EVO Case Study - Huamantanga district, Peru

Living with change in Huamantanga, Peru- one of the research project Mountain-EVOs case studies

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MOUNTAIN-EVO: Adaptive governance of mountain ecosystem services for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories

This project is about how to govern mountatin ecosystems for poverty alleviation enabled by environmental virtual observatories.

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Case Study

Mountain EVO Case Study: Upper Kaligandaki basin, Mustang, Nepal

This Mountain-EVO case study focuses on the Upper Kaligandaki basin in Nepal due to its relative accessibility and the strategic links with local development actors. 

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Case Study

Protecting high mountain wetlands in Ecuador

Between 2009 and 2013, CARE worked as a strategic partner for the government of Ecuador as part of a Latin American regional project – Adaptation in Communities Facing Rapid Glacier Retreat.

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Water Stress and Hazards

Mountains often act as water towers for the low-lying regions surrounding them. In particular, the slow melt of glaciers perched at high altitudes provides a precious, steady source of water. However, the extensive lakes it collects in also present a hazard. The loss of glaciers and changes in climate are contributing to water stress. This category brings together work around water stress and water-related hazards in mountains. See the Transforming Development and Disaster Risk theme for more on reducing disaster risk.

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Event

A world without glaciers - How can scientists contribute to enhancing climate ambition, in Switzerland and beyond?

01/11/2021 - 17:15 to 18:45

Watch a video of an event presenting the most recent IPCC findings (focussing on Working Group 1) and discussing how to raise the ambition level for achieving international climate goals in mountain and polar regions. 

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Vista al presente: Estado actual del glaciar del Pico Humboldt. © José Manuel Romero. p.22 de la publicación.
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Los Andes Después del Hielo: El Último Glaciar de Venezuela | The Andes after ice: The last Venezuelan Glacier

Esta publicacion trata del proyecto ‘El Último Glaciar de Venezuela’, una iniciativa que estudia el retroceso glaciar y la dinámica de formación de un nuevo ecosistema en la Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Venezuela. | This publication discusses glacial retreat and the dynamics of formation of a new ecosystem in the Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Venezuela. Contains a video documentary.

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Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) Research on Glacier and Snowpack Dependent River Basins for Improving Livelihoods

HI-AWARE conducts research and pilot interventions, capacity building and policy engagement on climate resilience and adaptation in the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins.

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Case Study

Hazard Assessment of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood and Potential of ICTs for Coping: A Case of Tiptala Glacial Lake, Taplejung, Nepal

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Adaptation strategies to climate induced water stress and hazards in the Greater Himalayan Region

This project contributes to improved understanding of the consequences of climate change for the livelihoods of mountain people and downstream communities, particularly regarding access to water resources and vulnerability to water-induced hazards.

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Building Capacity in two vulnerable semi-arid Mountain Regions in Bolivia

The project will focus mainly on human subsistence systems by assessing food security and human health in Bolivia.

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Nepalese Glaciers (Videos)

This programme focuses on the impact of climate change on the glacial ecosystem in the Himalayas and its people.

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Building Capacity in Vulnerable Mountain Regions

Climate change effects can also provoke an emergence and expansion of vector transmissible diseases such as Malaria and Chagas. To evaluate this situation and find possible preventive measures, two vulnerable semi-arid mountainous regions in Bolivia were selected as case studies: the Lake Titicaca region and the region of Vallegrande.

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Data and Knowledge for CCA in Mountains

Access to relevant and useable knowledge and data is essential for planning and monitoring adaptation interventions. This is especially the case in mountains, where complex environments and sensitivity to climate change pose significant challenges to climate change adaptation efforts. In this category you can find initiatives acting to improve access to knowledge and data for adaptation planning. For broader information on climate science and climate services see the Using Climate Information theme.

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Strengthening Climate Resilience in Mountainous Areas

Learn about strengthening the resilience of human and natural systems in mountainous areas against the impacts of climate change in this 2021 report from the OECD. 

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Cows and sheep on a grassy hill with Mount Chimborazo in the background
Event

MRD Talk #01: Climate change adaptation in mountains – How to close the gap between policies and local realities?

30/06/2022 - 16:30 to 18:00

The first talk in the MRD Talk series, highlighting the crucial role of dialogue between scientists, development practitioners, private-sector representatives, and policymakers in fostering innovative solutions for sustainable and resilient mountain futures.

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Article

Closing the Adaptation Gap in Mountains

This MountainAgenda article introduces a conceptual framework for adaptation gaps. It uses data from 2 major global-scale adaptation reviews to shed light on the nature and true magnitude of the adaptation gap in mountains. It reveals shortcomings in available adaptation options, deficits in the uptake of existing adaptation support, and a general lack of coherence between existing adaptations and keystone global agreements relevant to climate change adaptation.

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Mountain observations: Monitoring, data, and information for science, policy, and society

Explore this easy-to-read overview of the current state of multi-disciplinary mountain observations. Discover the different methods used to observe mountain environments, as well as the diversity of knowledge and data sources available to learn from.

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The Fifth Sustainable Summits Conference 2021

Watch these 4 short films inspired by growing pressures facing mountain environments. Covering development pressures, mountain communities, regional cooperation, and messages for COP26, gain an insight into how climate change is affecting the Hindu Kush Himalaya region.

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The Andes Monitoring Networks strengthen their skills in the course "Analysis of vegetation dynamics data in the Andes"

17/10/2022 - 09:00 to 21/10/2022 - 17:00

Researchers from the Andean Forest Network (RBA) and GLORIA-Andes, together with CONDESAN, the Institute of Regional Ecology (Instituto de Ecología Regional, CONICET - National University of Tucumán) and GEO Mountains, organized the workshop course "Analysis of data on vegetation dynamics in the Andes".

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Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop: Take-aways for interregional exchange, regional collaboration and advocacy for mountain areas

This report captures take-aways for interregional exchange, regional collaboration and advocacy for mountain areas from the Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop held in Vienna in June 2022.

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Leave No Mountain Behind: Disaster Risk Reduction for All

Why, despite the essential role mountains play in enabling countries and regions adapt to climate change, reduce disaster risks and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, are mountain communities often left behind economically and politically? Learn more in this issue brief.

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Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop

20/06/2022 - 08:00 to 22/06/2022 - 13:00

The Mountains Connect Interregional Workshop brought together more than sixty participants from across the world's mountain regions to share and create new knowledge and experiences on adaptation and regional governance in mountain ranges.

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Why and how to use Wikipedia for science communication

Wikipedia is fast becoming the public’s go-to ‘first stop shop’ for information and is a resource that everyone can contribute to. This page provides resources and guidance for starting your journey as a Wikipedia editor.

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Mountain Adaptation Outlook Series: Synthesis Report

This 2018 synthesis report explores existing adaptation policies in main global mountain regions, and identifies gaps - as well as opportunities - to integrate mountain-specific adaptation measures into key sectoral, national and regional development strategies and policies.

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Market in the Andes
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Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación de los Andes: una mirada multisectorial desde las montañas

Esta publicacion es un resumen del Conversatorio sobre “Políticas de Cambio Climático y las Estrategias de Adaptación en los Andes: una mirada multisectorial desde las montañas”. Read this article in English here.

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Toward a definition of Essential Mountain Climate Variables

This article introduces Essential Mountain Climate Variables (EMCVs) which could be used to increase the utility of mountainous environmental data to both fundamental science and decision making.

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Global Network for Observations and Information in Mountain Environments

GEO Mountains seeks to identify, collate and make accessible transboundary and inter- and transdisciplinary data and information – from a variety of providers – pertaining to environmental, ecological, and societal change in mountainous regions globally.

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Mountain Observatories: Status and Prospects for Enhancing and Connecting a Global Community

This paper reviews the trends and challenges of socioenvironmental monitoring in the mountains and proposes principles and ways of supporting, developing and connecting mountain observatories

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Current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes: A multi-sectoral view from the mountains

A new regional study on the current state of climate change policies and adaptation strategies in the Andes shows the achievements in seven Andean countries, and raises future prospects. 

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Adaptation to Climate Change in the Andes: gaps in understanding and opportunities for knowledge management

This regional study aims to identify the knowledge gaps and working priorities for climate change adaptation in the Andes.

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The Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal: A global database of CCA solutions for mountain regions

This article introduces the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal for climate change adaptation (and related areas) in mountain regions, and describes how it has been and will continue to be developed.

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Adaptation action and research in glaciated mountain systems: Are they enough to meet the challenge of climate change?

This paper evaluates adaptation action and research in light of the challenge posed by climate change in glaciated mountain systems. 

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Mountains in Nepal
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IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere - High Mountain Areas

This IPCC chapter assesses new evidence on recent and projected changes in the mountain cryosphere as well as associated impacts, risks and adaptation measures related to natural and human systems.

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Agriculture in Mountains

For mountain communities who rely on land and natural resources for their livelihoods, agriculture has been the main source of income. This category aims to present good practices of adaptation strategies for climate-smart agriculture at altitude. These also include mountain resources management that have an impact on agriculture, such as water management and irrigation. For more information on water management in mountains, see also the water stress and hazards category. Find more content on climate smart agriculture in the adaptation and mitigation synergies theme.

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Framework for effectiveness and resilience of small- and medium-scale irrigation systems in Nepal

This paper synthesises the findings from a CDKN-funded project and is intended for policy-makers and implementers working in Nepal’s irrigation sector under uncertain conditions.

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International Network on Climate Change Impacts on Small Farmers in the Tropical Andes

This paper describes the development of an international participative network of Peruvian, Bolivian and German partners to investigate climate change impacts on small farmers in the Andes mountains.

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The Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture (MICCA) project in the South Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania

This article will provide an overview of the MICCA Tanzania project initiative, which mainly focuses on the promotion of conservation agriculture and agroforestry at the community level and has a lifespan of 3 years.

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COP27 Event - Climate change impact in mountains: How the melting cryosphere affects local communities and ecosystems

“Join this COP27 event on "Climate change impact in mountains: How the melting cryosphere affects local communities and...”

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COP27 Event: How can we fund adaptation efforts to address cascading climate risks in the HKH and other mountain regions?

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International Mountain Day Photo Contest: Celebrate the key role of women in mountains

“On behalf of colleagues in CONDESAN: Help us celebrate the important role of women in mountains by participating in our...”

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CCA in Mountains Community of Practice: Have your say!

“(The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.) One focus of the SDC-funded Adaptation at Altitude ([email protected])...”

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Online event, Friday 5 November - Andean Forest Programme: Building community wellbeing and sustainability

“On behalf of colleagues at Helvetas Perú: The Andean forests are a little known treasure and a hotspot of biodiversity...”

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COP26 events series: Focus on the cryosphere (mountains included!)

“The cryosphere – namely the frozen components of the Earth system (glaciers, snow and permafrost) – is one of our key...”

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