FAO Recognizes Sustainable Farming Systems in China, Korea and Spain

The UN FAO has designated five traditional farming systems in China, Korea, and Spain as globally important agricultural heritage systems, according to an article on FarEasternAgriculture.com.

These include two sites in Spain such as the Malaga Raisin Production System in La Axarquía and the Salt Production System in Añana, two sites in China including the Zhagana Agriculture-Forestry-Animal husbandry Composite System and the Mulberry Dyke and Fish Pond System in Houzhou and the traditional production system for Hadong tea in Hwagae-myeon in the Republic of Korea.

The new sites were officially recognized during the meeting of FAO’s Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) in Rome from 23-25 November 2017.

Read more at FarEasternAgriculture.com.

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