Systèmes Ingénieux du Patrimoine Agricole Mondial (SIPAM)

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Actualités de 2019

Into the list there is also the book Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems: Combining agricultural biodiversity, resilient ecosystems, traditional farming practices and cultural identity: With stunning pictures of remarkable sites all around the world, this publication highlights some of FAO’s Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries of Spain (MAPA) organized the Second National Workshop on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems, on 31st May 2019, in Madrid. In Spain, three systems have been designated as GIAHS in Malaga, in Alava and in Tarragona regions. The opening of the session was made by the Assistant Director-General of the FAO Climate Biodiversity Land and Water Department, the Vice Minister of Agriculture of Spain, and...
The GIAHS Coordinator, Yohihide Endo, presented the GIAHS Programme at the first session of the Forum "Il bel paesaggio", dedicated to the protection and promotion of traditional agricultural landscapes. In addition, FAO and Fico organized an exhibit dedicated to the GIAHS programme, in the foyer area of the congress center. The exhibit represents a journey through some of the 57 sites recognized by FAO as treasures of global importance. Landscapes that represent models...
GIAHS Secretariat
On the occasion of the Launch of the Report on the State of World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture by the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Ms Naoko Ishii and Mr Gustavo Fonseca, Director of Programs, had the chance to visit the GIAHS exhibition. This temporary exhibition has the objective of presenting the long collaboration between FAO and the GEF in the establishment and development of GIAHS,...
ICOMOS
  Last week, the GIAHS team participated to ICOMOS Workshop for the third phase of the Connecting Practice Project in France. The Connecting Practice project aims to explore, learn about, and create new methods of recognition and support for the interconnected character of the natural, cultural and social value of highly significant land and seascapes and affiliated biocultural practices. The project is a joint initiative between IUCN and ICOMOS, providing the opportunity for influencing...
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