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Accenting the "Culture" in Agriculture

It has been some 12 000 years since humans gave up their hunter-gatherer ways. They grasped the idea of saving and planting seeds from season to season, which meant that instead of constantly foraging for food, they could stay in one place...[more]

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The Historic Oasis of Gafsa, Tunisia

Working with local and national partners operating in the oasis, FAO’s national counterpart, ASM Gafsa, conducted dynamic conservation and sensitization activities... [more]

Go to the Gafsa GIAHS site

Read the National Charter: Arabic - French

 

 

 

 



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Agricultural Heritage: A New Vision, A New Hope

China has a five-thousand year history of agricultural civilization. Diversified cultural and natural features across regions have led to a variety of agricultural heritage systems which have evolved from the co-adaptation of the local community and its environment.... [more]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Rice-fish culture, Quingtian county, China

Through the GIAHS initiative rice-fish practices in China have made a come back and given hope to small farmers. Since its launch in 2005, an action plan and a supportive institutional framework... [more]

Go to the Quingtian GIAHS site

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