The FAO runs the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems programme, which documents and protects traditional farming methods and systems from around the world. Systems included in the programme include agroforestry in northern Tanzania, floating gardens in Bangladesh and rice terraces in the Philippines.
Read the full story here, find the programme website here and view a video about the programme here. See also the Foodsource resource What about the relationship between food, culture, ethics and social norms?
26 May 2018