Updates from the UNESCO Chair on Cultural and Natural Heritage and Sustainable Mountain Development 
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23.05.24 | 03:05

Explore the latest insights from the UNESCO Chair on Cultural and Natural Heritage for Sustainable Mountain Development, led by MRI Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Theresa Tribaldos.

This Chair, promoting research and exchange in nature conservation, renewable resources, sustainable tourism, and more, is a collaborative effort between the management centre of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch (SAJA), the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), the Institute of Geography (GIUB) at the University of Bern, and the Centre for Training and Integrated Research in ASAL Development (CETRAD) in Nanyuki, Kenya.

In the latest newsletter issue, titled “Of Traditions and Perspectives – Insights into Sustainable Mountain Development,” delve into the Chair’s impactful projects and collaborations throughout 2023. From UNESCO’s recognition of traditional irrigation to the vital synergy between ecosystem restoration and sustainable food systems, explore the forefront of sustainable mountain development.

Cover image by: Shakib Uzzaman