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Saving the rice heritage: three women setting examples

Manila, Philippines, 19.05.2015

Three women making a difference in their own way, contributing to sustainably manage and conserve the ancient Ifugao Rice Terraces – an agricultural and cultural heritage while helping to make...

Asia-Pacific’s World Agricultural Heritage sites offer future food security solutions

Bangkok, Thailand, 05.05.2015

Today participants from more than 20 countries in the Asia-Pacific region attended an event in Bangkok on the growing importance of indigineous food systems in food security. Among those speaking at...

Second Regional Workshop on GIAHS to be held in Bangkok

Rome, Italy, 23.04.2015


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific (RAP) in collaboration with the Land and Water Division (NRL) are organizing...

China’s annual workshop on GIAHS held

Rome, Italy, 15.04.2015

The Center of International Cooperation Service (CICOS) of MOA hosted the 2nd China Workshop on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) in Fuzhou of Fujian Province on March 31st, 2015....

FAO-China South-South Cooperation - to invest on promotion and protection of agricultural heritage

Rome, Italy, 28.01.2015

FAO and the People’s Republic of China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the implementation of the Globally Important Agricultural Systems (GIAHS) Initiative.

The MOU, which...

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