Systèmes Ingénieux du Patrimoine Agricole Mondial (SIPAM)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
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  
This study provides an overview of the roles that the biodiversity found in and around food and agricultural production systems play in the supply of ecosystem services ranging from provisioning services, such as the supply of food, fuel and fibre, to cultural services, such as recreation and aesthetic enjoyment, and regulating services, such as pollination, carbon sequestration, pest control and nutrient cycling. Read more.  
La nécessité de restaurer les écosystèmes dégradés n’a jamais été aussi urgente. La restauration des écosystèmes est indispensable à la réalisation des objectifs de développement durable, surtout ceux qui concernent les changements climatiques, l’éradication de la pauvreté, la sécurité alimentaire, l’eau et la conservation de la biodiversité. La Décennie des Nations unies pour la Restauration des Ecosystèmes (ci-après la "Décennie") est un effort mondial visant à restaurer la planète et à assurer...
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