Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
Project meeting, Engaresero Maasai Pastoralist Heritage Area (Tanzania). © FAO/David Boerma.
Dans le cadre d'une collaboration active entre le Secrétariat SIPAM de la FAO et la Fondation Slow Food, les variétés anciennes de figues du SIPAM des jardins suspendus de Djebba ont été inscrites au catalogue des Sentinelles Slow Food dans le but de reconnaitre l'importance et l'urgence d'agir pour leur préservation. Le présent livret présente les caractéristiques ainsi que les utilisations des 17 variétés sauvegardées par les agricultrices et les...
© SIPAM/FAO/MINAM/Alipio Canahua
The  International Workshop on GIAHS and Biodiversity will be held from 13 to 15 December 2023 at FAO Headquarters in Rome.  Find out more at: A webcast of the workshop will be available. BACKGROUND GIAHS sites are home to unique biodiversity and agrobiodiversity, nurtured by farmers for generations by transmitting their traditional knowledge and agricultural methods. However, farmers face challenges as they become more integrated into the market economy. In many cases, this has...
The FAO Liaison Office in Brussels paid tribute to FAO’s Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) flagship initiative with an in-person event to celebrate the achievements of the programme and its crucial role in preserving traditional agricultural systems and revitalizing rural communities around the world.     
This year´s International Symposium focuses on how  innovative and sustainable rural development  supports family famers in GIAHS sites.
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