Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)

Designated Sites Around the World

Designated sites means the sites which have already been designated as GIAHS throughout designation process.

At present, 62 sites in 22 countries are designated as GIAHS.

For the list of the designated sites, please click here.

Countries Name of sites/systems Year
Algeria Ghout System (Oases of the Maghreb) 2011
Bangladesh Floating Garden Agricultural Practices 2015
Brazil Traditional Agricultural System in the Southern Espinhaço Meridional in Minas Gerais, Brazil 2020
Chile Chiloé Agriculture 2011
China Rice Fish culture 2005
  Wannian Traditional Rice Culture 2010
  Hani Rice Terraces 2010
  Dong's Rice Fish Duck System 2011
  Pu'er Traditional Tea Agrosystem 2012
  Aohan Dryland Farming System 2012
  Kuajishan Ancient Chinese Torreya 2013
  Urban Agriculture Heritage - Xuanhua Grape Garden 2013
  Jiaxian Traditional Chinese Date Gardens 2014
  Xinghua Duotian Agrosystem 2014
  Fuzhou Jasmine and Tea Culture System 2014
  Diebu Zhagana Agriculture-Forestry-Animal Husbandry Composite System 2017
  Zhejiang Huzhou Mulberry-dyke & Fish-pond System 2017
  Traditional Mulberry System in Xiajin’s Ancient Yellow River Course 2018
  Rice Terraces in Southern Mountainous and Hilly Areas, China 2018
Egypt Dates production System in Siwa Oasis 2016
India Saffron Heritage of Kashmir 2011
  Koraput Traditional Agriculture 2012
  Kuttanad Below Sea Level Farming System 2013
Islamic Republic of Iran Qanat Irrigated Agricultural Heritage Systems, Kashan 2014
  Grape Production System in Jowzan Valley 2018
  Qanat-based Saffron Farming System in Gonabad 2018
Italy Olive groves of the slopes between Assisi and Spoleto 2018
  Soave Traditional Vineyards 2018
Japan Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi 2011
  Sado’s Satoyama in Harmony with Japanese Crested Ibis 2011
  Managing Aso Grasslands for Sustainable Agriculture 2013
  Traditional Tea-grass Integrated System in Shizuoka 2013
  Kunisaki Peninsula Usa Integrated Forestry, Agriculture and Fisheries System 2013
  Ayu of the Nagara River System 2015
  Minabe-Tanabe Ume System 2015
  Takachihogo-Shiibayama Mountainous Agriculture and Forestry System 2015
  Osaki Kodo’s traditional water management system for sustainable paddy agriculture 2017
  Nishi-Awa Steep Slope Land Agriculture System 2018
  Traditional Wasabi Cultivation in Shizuoka 2018
Kenya Oldonyonokie/Olkeri Maasai Pastoralist Heritage 2011
Kingdom of Morocco Oases System in Atlas Mountains (Oases of the Maghreb) 2011
  Argan-based agro-sylvo-pastoral system within the area of Ait Souab-Ait and Mansour 2018
Mexico Chinampas Agricultural System in Mexico City 2017
Peru Andean Agriculture 2011
Philippines Ifugao Rice Terraces 2011
Portugal Barroso Agro-Sylvo-Pastral System 2018
Republic of Korea Traditional Gudeuljang Irrigated Rice Terraces in Cheongsando 2014
  Jeju Batdam Agricultural System 2014
  Traditional Hadong Tea Agrosystem in Hwagae-myeon 2017
  Geumsan Traditional Ginseng Agricultural System 2018
  Damyang Bamboo Field Agriculture System 2020
Spain Malaga Raisin Production System in Axarquia 2017
  Salt production system of Añana 2017
  The Agricultural System Ancient Olive Trees Territorio Sénia 2018
  Historical Irrigation System at l'Horta de València 2019
Sri Lanka The Cascaded Tank-Village System in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka 2017
Tanzania Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area 2011
  Shimbue Juu Kihamba Agroforestry Heritage Site 2011
Tunisia Gafsa Oases (Oases of the Maghreb) 2011
  Hanging gardens from Djebba El Olia 2020
  Ramli agricultural system in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh 2020
UAE Al Ain and Liwa Historical Date Palm Oases 2015