Second High-Level Training on GIAHS, China, 5-19 September 2015
The objective of the FAO–China SSC project is to train High-Level/Senior Staff - national focal point institutions for GIAHS and government resource officers or academicians and, in the process, initiate, implement and manage a GIAHS programme in their respective countries.
Outcomes of the training:
- Based on lessons learned during the implementation of GIAHS existing interventions in China, ideas were stimulated on the use of the GIAHS concept to leverage support and synergies with existing relevant programmes and plans in developing countries.
- Up-scaling and expanding of the experiences and GIAHS best practices of dynamic conservation.
- Enhanced institutional capacity in establishing GIAHS and managing and implementing GIAHS interventions.
- Strengthening of cooperation on GIAHS among member countries.
The Training also included field visits, which gave the possibility to participants to visit designated and potential GIAHS sites in China. Moreover, all participants had the opportunity to present potential GIAHS sites in their countries.