Системы сельскохозяйственного наследия мирового значения (ГИАХС)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
Time for Nature – 5 June is World Environment Day and this year the focus is on biodiversity, calling for nature to be at the heart of all decision-making. In the context of a post-COVID-19 world, this year’s theme is an opportunity to highlight the need to 'build back better', in harmony with the nature that our ecosystems and health depend on. Sound ecosystem management is the solution to achieve food security and protect human...
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The University of Florence supported by the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development is the first institution to organize a master course to identify and map potential Globally Important Agricultural Heritage (GIAHS) sites all over the world. The FAO Programme on “Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems” is the scientific reference used by the University to explore the characteristics of the registered landscapes in Italy by using the lens of dynamic conservation...
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  Despite COVID-19, four GIAHS tea production sites celebrate International Tea Day 2020 The pandemic has severely affected the world as we know it. Farmers have seen their routines disrupted and in many cases, their livelihoods put at risk.   Despite this challenging global crisis, farmers have shown their capacity for resilience and, as stewards of nature, continue to guarantee our food security. FAO’s Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) programme helps identify ways...
Celebrating tea Recognizing the long history and deep cultural and economic significance of tea around the world, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 May as International Tea Day, calling on FAO to lead the observance.  Tea production and processing are a main source of livelihoods for millions of families, particularly in developing countries. The celebration promotes the sustainable production, consumption and trade of tea, and offers an opportunity for actors at...
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