Sistemas Importantes del Patrimonio Agrícola Mundial (SIPAM)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
One of Japan’s Globally Important Heritage Sites located in the northern mountainous region of the country will be presented as an example of tradition and innovation in the global event Terra Madre, organized by the international organization SlowFood on 11 October at 11 am (GMT+2).  The Takachihogo-Shiibayama Mountainous Agriculture and Forestry System in Japan was designated as GIAHS site by FAO in 2015 thanks to its social-sharing traditional irrigation system, part...
El Sr. Qu Dongyu, Director General de la FAO, dijo hoy que la diversidad biológica sustenta la mayor parte de las actividades económicas del mundo, en particular en el sector agroalimentario, por lo que el ritmo de su erosión debe contrastarse con esfuerzos holísticos, coherentes y colectivos."Su pérdida socava los esfuerzos mundiales para combatir la pobreza y el hambre: si no hay diversidad biológica, no hay diversidad de alimentos", dijo en...
FAO/Giulio Napolitano
 The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO) today joined forces to promote sustainable tourism in rural areas with the aim of supporting rural economies. Sustainable tourism in rural areas such as agritourism, ecotourism and pescatourism is an important driver of socio-economic growth that can reduce inequalities, increase resilience of rural communities and boost rural incomes. The new partnership will...
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  
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