Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)

A community of farmers and fisherfolk, a community of heroes

30 April 2020
The resilience of Valencia’s “L’Horta” in times of COVID-19

Amparo Aleixandre's routine is no longer the same. These days, she receives orders through text messages, most of them come from her neighbors in the town of El Palmar, an island with about 700 inhabitants, surrounded by the Albufera lagoon, rice crops and orchards. El Palmar is several kilometers away from Valencia, Spain.

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