In recent decades the highlands have seen a disastrous hemorrhage. Depopulation, abandonment and decline, often together with hydrological instability. Across the world, however, there are numerous example of good management, of care and love. There are lots of themese “on the plate”: mountain agriculture, which promotes local varieties as a sustainable resource; our ability to safeguard and pass down productive, constructive traditions; and human resilience, made of women and men who take care of these difficult lands, making a career out of it and even inventing new professions.
A Web Conference will be held on Sunday 11 October 2020, as part of "Terra Madre. Salone del Gusto ”, during which communities from all over the world will compare their experiences. The event will be held in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.