Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
GIAHS International Forum, Beijing, China, June 2011 © FAO/GIAHS China Office

Partners in Implementing the GIAHS Activities

The FAO GIAHS Programme implements dynamic conservation activities through technical cooperation, grants and in-kind assistance from various international and national institutions, national governments, FAO in-house mechanisms and co-financing from institutions who have stake to GIAHS.

FAO collaborates and works with national governments as lead national focal institutions and with the proactive participation of farming communities and other local organizations, such as youth organizations, women’s organizations, research centres and academes, producer groups and cooperatives, and other relevant organizations.

GIAHS networks and strategic partnerships between public and private sector shall be further established to promote inter-institutional, inter-region and inter-country collaboration to enhance and promote revitalization of agricultural heritage systems and its dynamic conservation.

Donors on on-going projects

  • MOA (Ministry of Agriculture), China
  • MAFF (Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries), Japan

Donors on former projects

  • BMLEV (Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection), Germany
  • GEF(Global Environment Facility)
  • IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development)
  • MFAL (Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock), Turkey

UN and other International Partners and Collaborators