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Guidelines for the assessment and management of landscape in the GIAHS sites

24.03.2015
Authored by Prof. Mauro Agnoletti, Laboratory for Landscape and Cultural Heritage, University of Florence, Italy. This article presents a proposal allowing to identify and assess the complexities of landscape structure resulting from... More...
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Modified Sustainable Livelihood Framework (MSLF): A tool for monitoring and assessing GIAHS sites

24.03.2015
Authored by Mr. Hutton C.W., Mr. Hill C.T. and Mr. Clark M.J., University of Southampton. The conceptual development of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) has been substantial over the... More...
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A methodology to assess the sustainability and resiliency of GIAHS sites: an example of the Rice-Fish Culture (RFC) systems in Longxian village, Qingtian Country, Zhejiang Province, China

24.03.2015
Authored by Prof. Miguel A Altieri, University of California, Berkeley The GIAHS Initiative uses the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework (SLF) as an approach to understanding factors affecting people's livelihoods and the way... More...
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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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