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Program - III Workshop


III Workshop on Sustainable Development in Mountain Environments

Public Policies for Mountain Environments

Experiences and New Challenges

With simultaneous translation

Goal: Promote debate and analysis of the strategic importance of mountain ambiances and priorities for public policies aiming at improving integrated management of mountain territories in a context of climate change, including public policies, food and water security, with a special focus on Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries.

Monday - December 10th

08:00 - 08:30 - Registration.


8:30 - 09:00 - Reception and Coffee.


09:00 - 09:30 - Opening ceremony.


09:30 - 10:15 - Opening address: The importance of mountains for sustainable development - Martin Price -  University of the Highlands and Islands/UNESCO. Scotland.


10:15 - 10:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: Monica Amorim . Federal University of Ceará, Brazil, Representative of the World Famous Mountains Association in Latin America.


10:30 - 12:00 - Round table 1: Challenges for sustainable action and management of mountain environments.

1. Participatory Guarantee Systems - Celso Merola Junger. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and and Food Supply /SFA-RJ, Brazil.

2. Mountain Partnership in action. Rosalaura Romeo - Mountain Partnership/FAO, Italy.

3. Alto Camaquã: a regional development concept with a territorial approach - Marcos Flavio Silva Borba. Embrapa Pecuária Sul, Brasil.


12:00 - 12:30 - Dialogue - moderador: Helga Hissa. Superintendência de Desenvolvimento Sustentável - SEAPPA, Brazil


12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch.


14:00 - 15:30 - Round Table 2: Experiences of payment for environmental services in mountain areas.

1. Public policies and payments for ecosystem services and Atlantic Forest Project Connection. Gilberto Pereira, Instituto Terra de Preservação Ambiental, Brazil

2. Payment for Environmental Service with focus on water resources of the Paraíba do Sul river basin. Flavio Monteiro dos Santos. AGEVAP – Agência de Bacia Brasil.

3. Payment for ecosystem services in European mountain forest - João Azevedo. Mountain Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.


15:30 - 16:00 - Dialogue - Moderator: Rachel Bardy Prado - Embrapa Solos.


16:00 - 16:30 - Coffee break.


16:30 - 17:00 - Experience Report: Poster Session.

17:00 - 18:30 - Round table 3: Experiences in visitation and conservation in mountain landscapes.

1. Sustainable products and services generated in high biodiversity areas - Sebastián Malizia. ProYungas, Tucumá, Argentina.

2. Diversity of visitation opportunities in mountains: aspects of public policies - Renata Bradford. CBME, Brazil.

3. Long course routes as visiting and conservation instruments - Pedro Menezes. ICMBio, Brazil.


18:30 - 19:00 - Dialogue - Moderator: Luis Felipe Cesar - Crescente Fértil. Brazil.

Tuesday - December 11th

08:00 - 09:30 - Round Table 4: National policy for mountain environments.

1. Policy initiatives in research and development in Portugal - Isabel Ferreira. Mountain Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.

2. The National Research and Conservation Program in mountain environments - Gustavo Martinelli. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

3. The Agriculture Census as a tool for planning in mountain areas: profile of the Brazilian agriculture at different altitudes - António Carlos Simões Florido. IBGE. Brasil.


09:30 - 10:00 - Dialogue - Moderator: Marcos Sá. Sebrae, Brazil.


10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break.


10:30 - 12:30 - Experience Report: Oral Session - Moderator: Nadia Jarouche Aun -Researcher UFRRJ, Brazil.


12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch.


14:00 - 16:00 - Round table 5: Impacts of climate change and experiences of action related to natural disasters: an interdisciplinary approach.

1. The megadisaster of the Rio de Janeiro mountain region and collective action for facing natural threats and reduce environmental disasters - Leonardo Esteves Freitas. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2. The national  strategy project of the Integrated Management of Risks in Natural Disasters – gides – yhe experience Nova Friburgo municipality – danger and risk mapping axis of mass gravitational movements – Pedro Higgens – Technical Advisor of the Enviromental Secretary of Nova Friburgo.

3. Transdisciplinary research for climate change adaptation in the Andes: Generating systems, target, and transformation knowledge - Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) and World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Peru.


16:00 - 16:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: Irasema Alcántara Ayala . Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico.


16:30 - 17:00 - Coffee break.


17:00 - 18:00 - Experience Report: Oral Session - Moderator: Amazile Lopez Netto – Technical Advisor of the Enviromental Secretary of Nova Friburgo.


18:00 - 18:30 - Information about field trips - Renato Linhares - Researcher Embrapa.


18:30 - 19:00 - Conclusions of the Workshop and presentation of the "Nova Friburgo Charter".


19:00 - 19:30 - Closing ceremony.


21:00 - International Mountain Day Celebration Dinner.