Systèmes Ingénieux du Patrimoine Agricole Mondial (SIPAM)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
This webinar jointly organized by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability Operating Unit Ishikawa Kanazawa (UNU-IAS OUIK) and the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO) will share the challenges faced by GIAHS communities in managing the impacts of COVID-19, as well as discuss on the resiliency of GIAHS in such a crisis and explore opportunities for recovery and building back better from COVID-19. The Coronavirus...
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...
«La biodiversité est le pilier sur lequel reposent la plupart des activités économiques, notamment dans le secteur agroalimentaire, c'est pourquoi nous devons enrayer son érosion par une action collective, cohérente et intégrée», a affirmé aujourd'hui le Directeur général de la FAO, M. QU Dongyu. «L'appauvrissement de la biodiversité mine les efforts qui sont menés à l'échelle mondiale pour venir à bout de la pauvreté et de la faim: sans biodiversité, il n'y a...
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...
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