Systèmes Ingénieux du Patrimoine Agricole Mondial (SIPAM)

News in 2011

GIAHS Forum in Japan, UN Decade of Biodiversity Kick-off Celebration Forum

Kanazawa, Japan, 16 December 2011

Following on from the declaration of 2011-2020 as the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNBD), a global forum celebrating the start of the decade was held in Kanazawa, Japan, on 16 December 2011. To mark this momentous occasion, representatives of GIAHS sites in Asia joined  together to explore ways in which they can contribute to biodiversity conservation through GIAHS activities. Read more>

FAO and ISESCO Sign Partnership Agreement

Rome, Italy, 29 November 2011

Both organizations will work together on promoting education, science and culture in rural areas and facilitate dialogue among agricultural civilizations - particularly on dynamic conservation of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems in Islamic countries.  Read more>