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Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)

New Designation of two Japanese sites

22 March 2018

In occasion of the 6th meeting of the GIAHS Scientific Advisory Group (SAG), from 8 to 9 March 2018, 2 new agricultural systems in Japan were approved and designated as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems:

- Nishi-Awa Steep Slope Land Agriculture System

- Traditional Wasabi Cultivation in Shizuoka

Click the names of the sits to discover the unique features of these new systems.