Castelmezzano in Basilicata ever more model for sustainability

Mar 09, 2022 405

The Community of Castelmezzano, in Italy's southern region of Basilicata, has become ever more known as a model for sustainability to aspire to, according to the report "Mountain Tourism: towards a more sustainable path". The report was published recently by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

The 120-page publication gives examples from around the world - from the US to Nepal to Australia - of public institutions and private companies working in the sector that have been able to highlight the opportunities of mountains for society. Among the cases discussed is that of the small village of Castelmezzano at the foot of the Dolomiti Lucane mountain range in the region of Basilicata in southern Italy.

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