Information for G04055
Stone Village Declaration (May 2016)
In May 2016, over 50 indigenous people and traditional farmers, representing 18 mountain communities in China, Nepal, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Peru, gathered in the Stone Village, Yunnan, China, to assess the effectiveness of biocultural heritage-based approaches for climate change adaptation and to share experiences and key methods and tools for adaptation.
This declaration, issued by the International Network
of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP), outlines the key messages from that meeting and issues a call for action among governments, research organisations, civil society organisations and the international community.
The International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP) brings together mountain communities from 11 countries as they seek to revitalise biocultural heritage for climate-resilient and sustainable food systems. IIED provides communications, advocacy and capacity support for INMIP.
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International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP)