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CBD COP11: an invitation to a GIAHS Side Event

02.10.2012

Hyderabad (India) - The MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will hold a Side Event on “CONSERVATION AND ADAPTIVE...

Ethnic and social diversity at Imilchil's marriage festival

14.09.2012

Imilchil (Morocco) - The festival (or "moussem" in Arabic) of marriage and engagement at Imilchil is one of the finest marriage events in Morocco. The moussem is celebrated...

GIAHS showcases Peru’s traditional crops at “Mistura 2012”

13.09.2012

Lima (Peru) - An "Andean grains window" will pay homage to Peru’s agricultural biodiversity of global significance, showcasing quinoas of different colors, amaranth (kiwicha in the local language) and cañihua...

New agricultural heritage systems in China receive GIAHS recognition

27.08.2012

FAO will recognize China's Aohan Dryland Farming System and Pu'er Tea Agroecosystem, located in Inner Mongolia and Yunnan Province, respectively, as new GIAHS sites.

The governors of the two new GIAHS...

Traditional agriculture “forward-looking” for post Rio+20 nutrition, says FAO publication

08.08.2012

Rome (Italy) - When it comes to sustainable consumption, one needs to look no further than traditional agriculture. In a groundbreaking publication on “Sustainable Diets and Biodiversity”, Global GIAHS Coordinator...

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