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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.


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. The role of amenity migrants in local agriculture and natural environment sustainability - Laurence Moss. International Amenity Migration Centre & Glorioso, Moss & Associates, USA.

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: Rosa Laura Romeo - Mountain Partnership/FAO, Italy.


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 payment for environmental services - Fernando Veiga. Coordinator of “Fundos de Água para América Latina”, TNC, Brazil.

2. Extrema, MG: a successful experience of Payment for environmental services - Paulo Henrique Pereira. Environmental Secretary of Extrema, Brazil.

3. Payment for ecosystem services in European mountain fores - 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 - 18:00 - 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.


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


19:00 - Cultural Performance.

Tuesday - December 11th

08:00 - 09:30 - Round Table 4: 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 - Ana Luiza Coelho Netto. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2. Innovative climate change adaptation in Peruvian mountain ecosystems - Jorge Recharte. Instituto de Montaña, Peru.

3. Sustainable Resources governance and climate change adaptation action in the Andes - Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel. Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) and World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Peru.


09:30 - 10:00 - Dialogue - Moderator: Irasema Alcántara Ayala . Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico.


10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break.


10:30 - 12:30 - Spontaneous presentations of experiences.


12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch.


14:00 - 16:00 - Round table 5: 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 - IBGE. Brasil.

4. Policy initiatives for mountain environments in Switzerland - Rudolf Wyss. Cônsul Geral da Suíça no Rio de Janeiro.


16:00 - 16:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: Orlando Rodrigues - Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.


16:30 - 17:00 - Coffee break.


17:00 - 18:00 - Spontaneous presentations of experiences.


18:00 - 18:30 - Information about field trips and the II International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountains Regions. Context for the technical visits to the Rio de Janeiro mountain region based on the 2017 Agriculture Census - IBGE, Brasil.


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.