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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, Tucumán, 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

Tusday - December 11th

08:00 - 10:00 - 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.


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


10:30 - 11:00 - Coffee break


11:00 - 12:30 - Spontaneous presentations of experiences.


12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch


14:00 - 15:30 - 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.


15:30 - 16:00 - Dialogue - Moderator: Orlando Rodrigues – Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.


16:00 - 16:30 - Coffee break


16:30 - 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.


Guided daytrips

Wednesday - December 12th

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II International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountains Regions: Connecting Science to Practice

With simultaneous translation

Goal: To share innovative experiences of mountain scientific knowledge, and promote debate on new directions and on how research can contribute to practice.

Thursday - December 13th

08:00 - 09:00 - Registration


09:00 - 09:30 - Opening ceremony


09:30 - 10:30 - Keynote Address 1: The importance of mountains for sustainable development. - Martin Price - University and Highlands and Islands/UNESCO. Scotland, UK.


10:30 - 10:45 - Dialogue - Moderator: to be announced


10:45 - 11:15 - Coffee break


11:15 - 12:15 - Keynote Address 2: Impacts and Implications of Continuing Quality-of-Life Migration to Mountain Environs - Laurence A.G. Moss – International Amenity Migration Centre & Glorioso, Moss & Associates, USA.


12:15 - 12:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: to be announced


12:30 - 14:15 - Lunch


14:15 - 16:15 - Symposia


16:15 - 16:45 - Coffee break


16:45 - 18:30 - Symposia


19:00 - Cultural performance

Friday - December 14th

08:00 - 10:00 - Symposia


10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee break


10:30 - 12:30 - Symposia


12:30 - 14:15 - Lunch


14:15 - 15:15 - Keynote address 3: Reduction and management of disaster risk: the challenge of connecting science to practice- Irasema Alcántara Ayala, - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico.


15:15 - 15:30 - Dialogue - Moderator: to be announced


15:30 - 16:15 - Poster session


16:15 - 16:45 - Coffee break


16:45 - 17:00 - Lumont - The Lusophony Mountain Research Network. - João Azevedo. Mountain Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal.


17:00 - 18:00 - Establishment of the Latin America and the Caribbean Mountain Research Network.


18:00 - 18:15 - Closing ceremony.