GIAHS - 全球重要农业文化遗产

L'Horta de València celebrates its first anniversary as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System

30 November 2020

On the occasion of the 1st Anniversary of the recognition of the Historical Irrigation System in l'Horta de València in Spain as an Important System of World Agricultural Heritage (SIPAM), the Citizen Chair of the Polytechnic University of Valencia celebrates a virtual dialogue with different actors to reflect and exchange ideas on how international recognition of a territory such as GIAHS can provide added value to agri-food initiatives in the peri-urban agricultural area of ​​Valencia.

About the GIAHS Programme

The total number of GIAHS worldwide reaches 62 in 22 countries. The programme highlights unique ways that rural communities have over generations forged to foster food security, viable livelihoods, resilient ecosystems and high levels of biodiversity, all while contributing to the formation of remarkable landscapes. 

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