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The Men on the Mountain – Boubakar’s story

Boubakar* – Guinea (West Africa)   Important Note: Boubakar could only communicate in French and his native language in Guinea. Therefore, we were offered the assistance of a fellow worker to translate our questions and his responses.    Boubakar was contentedly working in a shop selling goods like rice and fruit in Guinea before his

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The Men on the Mountain – Gibril’s story

Gibril* – Nigeria (West Africa) Gibril was a builder and small shop owner in Nigeria before his world completely changed. He has 6 brothers and sisters and rather young, hardly in his twenties. He tells us he was living well in his country and doing okay. There he was, one day helping with building projects

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The Manarola Foundation as a case study for the Shouf Biosphere reserve in Lebanon

Last month the Manarola Foundation together with the Cinque Terre National Park of (represented by Gian Carlo Celano and Matteo Perrone, respectively) were guests of the Shouf Biosphere reserve in Lebanon for an exchange of knowledge on the management and maintenance of the terraced landscape. The meeting happened inside the STONE project– Restoration and valorization

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The Men on the Mountain – Ousmane’s story

When we discuss land restoration in Manarola, we recognize that it’s much easier to talk about these projects than to physically get up and do the hard-manual labor it takes to bring such plans to fruition. Ousmane* – Gambia (West Africa) Ousmane sits down and almost instantaneously opens up about his experiences at home in

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The Men on the Mountain – Mamadou’s story

When we discuss land restoration in Manarola, we recognize that it’s much easier to talk about these projects than to physically get up and do the hard-manual labor it takes to bring such plans to fruition. Mamadou* – Gambia (West Africa)  He is wearing in a light green hoodie. He smiles and greets us politely

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The Men on the Mountain

When we discuss land restoration in Manarola, we recognize that it’s much easier to talk about these projects than to physically get up and do the hard-manual labor it takes to bring such plans to fruition. Economic support of the foundation’s members, local businesses, and event donations are all essential in carrying out this noble

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For this Christmas a special thought to support the Manarola Cinqueterre Foundation.

2018 is about to end and the budget of the Manarola Foundation is more than positive. The donations received totaled € 8,000, thanks to the generosity of 54 local companies and donations received through the Foundation’s website. The conclusion of the first workshop about the dry stone walls building technique for residents, in partnership with the

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Dry walls recognized as UNESCO heritage

Italian and other dry-stone walls were added to UNESCO’s list of the world’s intangible heritage of humanity. The articles below offer an in-depth analysis about the Manarola Foundation’s work to rebuild the dry-stone walls collapsed. Moreover it is mentioned the dry-stone walls workshop organized by the National Park of Cinqueterre together with the Manarola Foundation

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20 United Nations members observe Manarola Foundation’s work firsthand

On October 4 th 2018, a total of 20 United Nations members from Europe and the Mediterranean region had the opportunity to observe up close the work done in Manarola for the past four years by the Manarola Foundation. These members were attending a Climate Change Meeting (Regional Workshop on Action for Climate Empowerment for

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The Manarola Foundation Meeting

On Sunday September 9th, the Manarola Foundation organized a public event in the main square of Manarola, first of all to give a shout out to all the benefactors that have been supporting its activity during the last 4 years. The event had a wonderful turnout including locals and tourists. The main presenter was Luciano

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