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International Mountain Day was Observed On 11 December

Posted by admin, at 12 December 2014

International Mountain Day was Observed across the world on 11 December 2014. The theme of the International Mountain Day – 2014 is “Mountain Farming”. The day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003, as they encouraged the international community to organize events at all levels on that day to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development. The day is observed every year with a different theme relevant to sustainable mountain development. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) is the U.N. Organization mandated to lead observance of International Mountain Day. The days aim is it to raise awareness about the relevance of mountain forests and the role they play within a Green Economy as well as in climate change adaptation measures.


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