• nature-731353_1920
  • santis-2801963_1920
  • dachstein-3010323_1920

Upcoming Events

IPROMO 2020 Summer School

28/09/2020 09/10/2020

Summer Schools

External Event URL

Event location



The IPROMO summer school will focus on several aspects, tools and skills that contribute to an integrated management of mountain areas through the many lenses of climate change. 

Topics include environmental conservation, watershed management, mountain forests, soils and biodiversity, and also mountain policy and sustainable tourism.

The interrelations between climate change, watershed management, poverty reduction, food insecurity will be discussed during the course. Working groups will be formed, allowing participants to share their knowledge and build a network of experts.

Structure and Venue

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the summer school will be held online during the period 28 September – 9 October.  It will be structured with four modules per day of 45 minutes each, followed by a 15-min slot for Q&A – for a total 4 hour lessons per day.

The e-learning platforms used are MOODLE and CISCO WEBEX; all lessons will be available both live and recorded.

At the end of each day, a questionnaire will be distributed to participants to be filled before the following lesson.

The course will accept approximately 35 participants, who will be selected among officers, development experts and technicians from all over the world.

Basic information

Scientific Directors:
Professor Michele Freppaz - Department of excellence Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (DISAFA) - Interdepartmental Research Centre on Natural Risks in Mountain and Hilly Environments (NatRisk), University of Turin, Italy
Professor Giuseppe Scarascia Mugnozza – Department of excellence for Innovation in Biological, Agro-food and Forest Systems (DIBAF), University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

Programme coordinator:
Rosalaura Romeo - Mountain Partnership Secretariat, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

Chair and course managers:
Danilo Godone - National Research Council, Research Institute for Hydrogeological Prevention and Protection (CNR - IRPI), Geohazard Monitoring Group, Turin, Italy
Tommaso Chiti - Department of excellence for Innovation in Biological, Agro-food and Forest Systems (DIBAF), University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

Official course language



Excellent command of English
Advanced scientific degree 


See a draft programme here

Click the button below to view the organizer's official webpage and apply there.

See the Organizer's Official Webpage

Newsletter subscription