Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
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The resilience of Valencia’s “L’Horta” in times of COVID-19 Amparo Aleixandre's routine is no longer the same. These days, she receives orders through text messages, most of them come from her neighbors in the town of El Palmar, an island with about 700 inhabitants, surrounded by the Albufera lagoon, rice crops and orchards. El Palmar is several kilometers away from Valencia, Spain. Read the story here
João Roberto Ripper
As a result of the attentive screening and field survey conducted by the experts of the Scientific Advisory Group (SAG), « Traditional Agricultural System In The Southern Espinhaço Range, Minas Gerais » was designated as the first GIAHS site in Brazil: For more information regarding the Traditional Agricultural System of the Sempre-vivas flowers gatherers, please check the site's main features by clicking here For more information, please see the FAO official press release by...
Last month, the GIAHS Programme was under the spotlight of the Agroecology Newsletter from FAO. Discover how FAO and GIAHS are contributing to maintain and extend agroecological practices to the agricultural world with some concrete examples showcase the Zhejiang Huzhou system (China) and the traditional agriculture system of the island of Chiloé (Chili) by clinking here. If you are interested in learning more about agroecology around the world, click here to join...
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