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Conceptual framework for economic valuation of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS): The case of Rice Fish Culture in China

25.03.2013

The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS) initiative was launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in 2002 with the aim of establishing the basis... More...

Can Payments Improve Environmental Services on Farmland?

14.11.2012

Authored by Mr Frank van Schoubroeck, Mr Noureddine Nasr and Ms Mathilde Maijer this paper presents a single case of an extensive study amid a package of activities to preserve... More...

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Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems: A Legacy for the Future

13.11.2012

For millennia communities of farmers, herders, fishers and forest people have developed complex, diverse, and locally adapted agricultural systems. These systems have been managed with time-tested, ingenious combinations of techniques... More...

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A Methodological Framework for the Dynamic Conservation of Agricultural Heritage Systems

18.05.2012

Attached you could find a methodological framework for GIAHS Dynamic Conservation by Parviz Koohafkan and Miguel Altieri. It is intended for the various stakeholders to: (i) facilitate understanding of the... More...

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GIAHS: extent, significance, and implications for development

18.05.2012

GIAHS are found throughout the developing world, linked to centers of diversity.  Agroecosystems cover more than one quarter of the global land area, reaching about 5 billion hectares. Agroecosystems are... More...

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