Event poster for Fiesta de la Trashumancia de Madrid

Madrid’s Transhumance Festival is back

Fiesta de la Trashumancia de Madrid promotes the role of transhumance and extensive livestock farming as a tool for in conserving biodiversity and fighting climate change.

Poster of AMNC participation at IUCN WCC_feature image

AMNC heads to the IUCN World Conservation Congress

AMNC projects on sustainable land-use practices will share experiences and the true value of reconnecting to the lands and practices that sustain livelihoods, affirming the social, economic and environmental benefits of Mediterranean cultural landscapes.

Feature image for Lemnos story on basketry

Basketry and traditional cheese baskets

The first pilot workshop was held in Lemnos as part of a project led by MedINA to preserve the art of basketry and traditional cheese-making baskets and the role they play in the island’s cheese-making tradition.

Participants at the five-day virtual and face to face workshop

Hima Kfarmatta Management Plan shows we are on the right track

In order to strengthen the Hima communal governance system for participatory cultural landscapes’ management and to ensure local community empowerment, stewardship, and engagement in the management of the landscape, the Society for Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) has finalized a five-year management plan for Hima Kfarmatta in Mount Lebanon.

Feature image for High Atlas Food Market Celebrates World Biodiversity Day

High Atlas Food Market celebrates World Biodiversity Day

Eight rural cooperatives from different regions of the High Atlas introduced and sold their local products to urban consumers at the event held in Marrakech, which was aimed at promoting biodiversity-friendly local products and supporting community livelihoods.

SPNL presents training on Wild Edible Plants in three Hima sites

Wild edible plants play a significant role in securing food diversity, improving health, sustaining biodiversity in the ecosystem, and expanding economic opportunities. However, this cultural practice is disappearing with time due to over-harvesting and decline in the indigenous knowledge concerning the harvesting of those plants, cultivation, use, consumption, and perceived medical properties.

Madrid’s Transhumance Festival is back

Fiesta de la Trashumancia de Madrid promotes the role of transhumance and extensive livestock farming as a tool for in conserving biodiversity and fighting climate change.

Event poster for Fiesta de la Trashumancia de Madrid

AMNC heads to the IUCN World Conservation Congress

AMNC projects on sustainable land-use practices will share experiences and the true value of reconnecting to the lands and practices that sustain livelihoods, affirming the social, economic and environmental benefits of Mediterranean cultural landscapes.

Poster of AMNC participation at IUCN WCC_feature image

Basketry and traditional cheese baskets

The first pilot workshop was held in Lemnos as part of a project led by MedINA to preserve the art of basketry and traditional cheese-making baskets and the role they play in the island’s cheese-making tradition.

Feature image for Lemnos story on basketry

Hima Kfarmatta Management Plan shows we are on the right track

In order to strengthen the Hima communal governance system for participatory cultural landscapes’ management and to ensure local community empowerment, stewardship, and engagement in the management of the landscape, the Society for Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) has finalized a five-year management plan for Hima Kfarmatta in Mount Lebanon.

Participants at the five-day virtual and face to face workshop

High Atlas Food Market celebrates World Biodiversity Day

Eight rural cooperatives from different regions of the High Atlas introduced and sold their local products to urban consumers at the event held in Marrakech, which was aimed at promoting biodiversity-friendly local products and supporting community livelihoods.

Feature image for High Atlas Food Market Celebrates World Biodiversity Day

SPNL presents training on Wild Edible Plants in three Hima sites

Wild edible plants play a significant role in securing food diversity, improving health, sustaining biodiversity in the ecosystem, and expanding economic opportunities. However, this cultural practice is disappearing with time due to over-harvesting and decline in the indigenous knowledge concerning the harvesting of those plants, cultivation, use, consumption, and perceived medical properties.

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