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IISUMOD is a voluntary association that works towards improving the lives of mountain peoples and protecting mountain environments around the world. Read More

Achieving sustainable mountain development enhancing the conservation of ecosystems for the benefit of communities, improving their social and economic well-being. Read More

IISUMOD regularly seeks enthusiastic volunteers that are passionate about the preservation and sustainable development of mountains to support its activities. Read More

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About Us

Our Mission
IISUMOD envisions a world where Mountain Organic Agriculture becomes a global reference for sustainable food and agriculture systems with evidence based research and development in mountain areas at different scales.
The Vision
Promoting Mountain Organic Agriculture research and development to secure a better future for mountain peoples, their environment and resources by enhancing livelihood, food and ecological security, supporting human rights and security in a framework of sustainable mountain development worldwide.

Our Work

Mountain Organic Agriculture (MOA)

Create and develop a new field of studies that deals with the mountain as a single entity by following principles of organic farming and its techniques, tools and practices.

Mountain Biodiversity

Focus on climate change and food insecurity, indigenous varieties and associated knowledge for biodiversity conservation.

Socio-economic Development

Focus on life expectancy and levels of employment, including personal dignity, personal safety, and freedom for achieving sustainable development in the mountain society.

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

Develop capacities and equal opportunities for men and women of marginalized groups for accomplishing transformative changes.

We are a non-profit, non-corporate and non-governmental institute. We rely on donations to carry out our mission to support sustainable mountain development. Will you help us today?
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