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The GIAHS – Chiloé Agro-biodiversity Cultural System Chile Project Framework

Conservation and Adaptive Management of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)









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    Proposal for GIAHS (Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems) Program
    A conservation system to maintain the genetic wealth and the cultural heritage of the native potatoes of the Archipelago of Chiloé – Chile
    2017
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    The project objectives are: To encourage the public to recognize Chiloé as a source of culture, traditions and a wide genetic biodiversity, stimulate the sustainable development on the archipelago; and make the society aware of the importance of the protection and conservation af the biodiversity.
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    “From Machupicchu to Lake Titicaca”. Format for Proposals of Candidate Systems For The Globally-important Ingenious Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) Programme
    Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
    2006
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    Actual presence of traditional agricultural knowledge includes terraces, ridges fields, local irrigation systems and traditional agricultural tools, crops and livestock spread at different altitudes that goes from mesothermic areas at 2400 m. altitude called “Quechua” agroecological zone, with maize as the main crop, to the coldest environment used for the marginal cultivation of a great number of native crops and varieties including frost resistant crops as quinua, kañiwa and high altitude tubers (Table 1). Mostly native livestock is grazing the native pastures with llamas and alpacas at high altitudes over 4,300 m, in the so called “Puna” agroecological zone.
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    The Ifugao Rice Terraces Philippine Project Framework. Conservation and Adaptive Management of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
    Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)
    2006
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    The Ifugao Rice Terraces (IRT) of the Central Cordillera Region, Northern Philippines is one of the pilot system of the FAO’s global project Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS1/). Its objective is to promote the dynamic conservation and adaptive management of globally significant agricultural biodiversity harbored in Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems.

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