Mountain Futures

Mountain Futures

Category
Conferences 2018
Dates
2018-06-04 - 2018-06-08
Venue
Yunnan, China - Kunming
Yunnan, China
Email
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Conference Background

In March 2016, stakeholders from 35 countries established the Mountain Futures Initiative, as part of the inaugural Mountain Futures Conference in Kunming, China. The Initiative seeks to foster local innovations for resilient livelihoods in mountain regions worldwide; it aims to identify, develop, and scale up mountain-based solutions to global problems.

Conference Themes

  • Ecosystem rhythms: understanding change
  • Land systems: managing complexity
  • Sustaining livelihoods: role of gender and local institutions


Shape the ongoing development of the Mountain Futures Initiative and its institutional space for research and training in Honghe, Yunnan. Present and disseminate evidence-based socio-ecological knowledge including innovations, practices, and technologies from mountain communities Network with over 100 Mountain Futures professionals and practitioners, as well as representatives from indigenous communities, policymakers, and other Mountain Futures stakeholders, on local, regional, and transnational levels.



REGISTERED ATTENDEES ARE NOW INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE MOUNTAIN FUTURES KNOWLEDGE MARKETPLACE 

The Knowledge Marketplace is open to all participants, and is seeking contributions in the form of knowledge products, publications, flyers, brochures, mountain crafts, and mountain products. 

The Mountain Futures Conference Knowledge Marketplace will provide a unique networking opportunity for participants to share their initiatives, programs, working papers, books, and other products. The marketplace will give participants a place to showcase some of the outputs of their work, sparking inquiries and conversations in an informal setting. This display space will be available for the duration of the conference. The marketplace will not require any formal presentations.

Participants are invited to bring their contributions with them as they travel to Yunnan this June. Any questions should be sent to katiereuther1@gmail.com.

 
 

All Dates

  • From 2018-06-04 to 2018-06-08
 

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