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GIAHS Sets up a New Win-Win Model in China

17.04.2013

China is a ‘mega-biodiversity’ country, holding about one-tenth of total world species; it is also a country of ‘mega-cultural diversity’ with 56 minorities, each having its own unique culture, traditions,...

China’s Nationally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (NIAHS)

17.04.2013

Traditional farming systems are often considered ‘backward’, doomed to be phased out during agricultural modernization. Before GIAHS was introduced into China around 2005, agricultural heritage was not valued by national...

Satoyama - Satoumi Meister Training Program – Revitalizing Noto Peninsula

17.04.2013

GIAHS Noto peninsula is on the brink of unprecedented challenges posed by decreasing and ageing population. “Experiencing these tough challenges has encouraged us to develop activities for a holistic approach...

Revitalizing Andean agricultural systems in Peru

16.04.2013

In the extensive high Andean plateaus of the Puno region in Peru, embankment systems or artificial land elevations interspersed with deep irrigation channels can be seen. These systems,...

Heritage For The Future: the GIAHS newsletter is out!

03.12.2012

In our first issue, we’ll look into project activities in the East, where countries such as China, India and Japan continue to develop a whole new set of initiatives, placing...

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