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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...

International Year of Quinoa to strengthen income opportunities and nutritional security

18.07.2012

New York (USA) - The United Nations declared the year 2013 "The International Year of the Quinoa" (IYQ), after it was proposed by the government of Bolivia, with support...

GIAHS Side Events at Rio+20: GIAHS and the future we want

27.06.2012

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - The "Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems", or GIAHS, have a lot to tell on the future we need. An FAO-led event held at the Mountain...

FAO Director-General highlights value of quinoa, South American heritage food

15.06.2012

International Year of Quinoa

Rome (Italy) - "As we face the challenge of feeding the world population in a context of climate change, quinoa offers an alternative...

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