Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
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The Republic of Korea's traditional bamboo-based farming system in Damyang has been recognized as a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS), a designation managed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It is the fifth time a site from the Republic of Korea has won the GIAHS recognition.  Based on traditional agroecological practices, the site is an impressive example of sustainable agriculture approach linking nature and traditional farming practices while respecting the...
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Nature can transform itself from a foe to an ally. Farmers have known this for centuries and have learned to survive and produce food despite hot temperatures, little water and even lack of arable land. Under such circumstances, communities have translated their resilience and inventiveness into farming techniques that have endured the test of time and are part of the solution for a challenging future.      A small town in the...
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Tunisia's traditional Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and its hanging gardens from Djebba El Olia, have been recognized as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), a designation managed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It is the second time Tunisian sites have won the GIAHS recognition, after Gafsa Oases in 2011. Read more.
Rome.- The GIAHS-Secretariat is pleased to announce the launching of its Webinar Series with a Session on Sustainable Tourism and Agricultural Heritage on Thursday, June 11, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (Rome time) via Zoom. The session will be hosted by  Endo Yoshihide, GIAHS Program Coordinator with special guest speakers: Dirk Glaesser, Director of Sustainable Development of Tourism at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and Bernardino Sperandio, Mayor...
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