Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
The GIAHS-Secretariat is pleased to announce its participation in the first webinar of a series on Nature-Based Solutions in Agriculture organized by the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU) on 1st December at 12 (CET). It is organized under the Regional Initiative focused on“Managing natural resources sustainably under a changing climate.” The event seeks to to generate a multi-stakeholder platform to upscale Nature-Based Solutions in Agriculture in the region,...
Rome. - When academics, stakeholders and decision-makers refer to these three approaches that recognize food systems' value, confusion often arises.    In a joint effort to clarify these concepts, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Slow Food Presidia and the Aichi Gakuin University, Japan joined forces to flesh out the linkages between Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), Geographical Indications (GI) and Slow Food Presidia.  The technical note highlights each...
The webinar, for the first time ever, gathered GIAHS speakers from various regions around the world share on the challenges faced by GIAHS communities in managing impacts of the COVID-19, as well as discuss the resiliency of GIAHS in such a crisis and explore opportunities for recovery and building back better from COVID-19. Read the report
One of Japan’s Globally Important Heritage Sites located in the northern mountainous region of the country will be presented as an example of tradition and innovation in the global event Terra Madre, organized by the international organization SlowFood on 11 October at 11 am (GMT+2).  The Takachihogo-Shiibayama Mountainous Agriculture and Forestry System in Japan was designated as GIAHS site by FAO in 2015 thanks to its social-sharing traditional irrigation system, part...
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