Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
FAO/ GIAHS
Rome. - When academics, stakeholders and decision-makers refer to these three approaches that recognize food systems' value, confusion often arises.    In a joint effort to clarify these concepts, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Slow Food Presidia and the Aichi Gakuin University, Japan joined forces to flesh out the linkages between Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), Geographical Indications (GI) and Slow Food Presidia.  The technical note highlights each...
©Mancomunidad Taula del Sénia/Noa Wu
The FAO GIAHS Secretariat is pleased to announce the release of agricultural practice of the valonas  Ancient Olive Trees in Territorio Sénia, Spain on the FAO Platform TECA - Technologies and Practices for Small Agricultural Producers. Get a unique insight into these remarkable dry-stone structures built around millenary trees in the GIAHS site of the Territory of Sénia, Spain. Contributing to the mitigation of violent winds, droughts, and other negative impacts, the Valonas...
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS) Programme welcomes the UN General Assembly's resolution adopting May 10th as the International Day of Argania. The UN resolution, submitted by Morocco, was co-sponsored by 113 member states of the United Nations and adopted by consensus. In December 2018, FAO recognized the Argan-based agro-sylvo-pastoral system within the area of Ait Souab - Ait Mansour in Morocco as a Globally Important...
GIAHS
European Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems will organize a launching webinar event for a "Network of GIAHS territories" in Europe next 23 February, the idea is to test and implement a tourism-related development promoting the socio-economic development based on sustainable exploitation of their tourism resources as innovative solutions for reducing the extinction risks of Agricultural Heritage systems.The European Union-funded project known as VALSIPAM (Valorisation of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems...
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