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Announcement of Second Regional Workshop on GIAHS to be held in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, 23 April 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 the “Second Regional Workshop on the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)”. The workshop will be held in Bangkok from 5-7 May 2015.

The Second Regional Workshop on GIAHS for Asia and the Pacific is aimed to:

  • to promote awareness of GIAHS, and its impacts and benefits
  • to share experiences and knowledge on dynamic conservation of GIAHS
  • to build up the capacity of countries in the region in identifying potential GIAHS sites and formulating quality GIAHS proposals for recognition
  • to establish a strong regional GIAHS network

The workshop is expecting around 60 participants,  one or two senior Government officials from 20-25 countries, development partners, donors, CSOs  and other organizations with stake to agricultural heritage.

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