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Globally Important Agriculture Heritage System (GIAHS)

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Globally Important Agriculture Heritage System (GIAHS)

The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) Partnership Initiative is Agenda 21 in the Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations, FAO in 2002 during the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa.

GIAHS aims

  • To identify, help, and protect Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems and their livelihoods, agricultural and associated biodiversity, landscapes, knowledge systems, and cultures around the world.
  • The GIAHS Partnership recognizes the crucial importance of the well-being of family farming communities in an integrated approach while directing activities towards sustainable agriculture and rural development.