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Unique landscape on a slippery slope of existence


As natural factors and human activities begin to take toll on the traditional agro-systems, protecting them entails worldwide cooperation, said Li, also chairman of GIAHS Steering Committee of UN Food...

Steering and Scientific Committee Meeting FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy 28-29 April, 2014

Rome, Italy, 07.04.2014

Based on the experience and lessons learnt in the past years , it is good time to consider a possible way forward of GIAHS in this transitional phase through discussions...

Date palm oases in the United Arab Emirates candidates for Global Agriculture Heritage Systems


FAO Director-General: “Date palms not only provide food and income, but are part of the history, culture and tradition of the region”

The date palm production system in the United Arab...

Korean delegation visits FAO


FAO Headquarters, Rome (Italy) – On 17 October 2013, Land and Water Division received the 17-member delegation from the Republic of Korea headed by Mr. Un-gi Kim, Deputy...

Fostering partnerships and alliances for agricultural heritage and a sustainable future – The GIAHS International Forum


Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa (Japan) – “Our agricultural heritage represents both the past and the future,” said the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Mr José...

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