Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
See the video and discover 4 amazing landscapes that have been recognized by FAO as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems. Learn how a sustainable tourism can help:  Develop rural areas Promote global agricultural heritage Strengthen livelihoods  
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the tourism sector hard and international travel in particular has suffered a blow, particularly impacting rural people whose livelihoods may rely on foreign visitors. But with every challenge there is an opportunity, and this is one to build tourism back better: more sustainably, more fairly, promoting non-traditional, rural destinations and creating more resilient livelihoods for local communities. One way of doing this is through ‘agritourism’. It...
There has never been a more urgent need to restore damaged ecosystems than now. Restoration of ecosystem is fundamental to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, mainly those on climate change, poverty eradication, food security, water and biodiversity conservation. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (hereafter the Decade) is a global effort aimed at restoring the planet and ensuring One Health for people and nature. The Decade unites the world behind a...
This study provides an overview of the roles that the biodiversity found in and around food and agricultural production systems play in the supply of ecosystem services ranging from provisioning services, such as the supply of food, fuel and fibre, to cultural services, such as recreation and aesthetic enjoyment, and regulating services, such as pollination, carbon sequestration, pest control and nutrient cycling. Read more.  
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