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Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)

Designated Site in Japan

At present, 9 sites in Japan are designated as GIAHS. The information on these sites are available as follows.

Designated in 2017 NEWアイコン


Osaki Kodo's Traditional Water Management System for Sustainable Paddy Agriculture

(Osaki Region, Miyagi Prefecture)

Reference (link to FAO Website)

Osaki


Designation in 2015


Ayu of the Nagara River System
(The upper and middle courses of Nagara River)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

gihu

Minabe-Tanabe Ume System
(Minabe - Tanabe Region, Wakayama Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

wakayama

Takachihogo-Shiibayama Mountainous Agriculture and Forestry System
(Takachiho-Shiibayama Mountainous Site, Miyazaki Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

takachiho


Designation in 2013


Traditional Tea-grass Integrated System in Shizuoka
(Kakegawa and surrounding Region, Shizuoka Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

shizuoka

Managing Aso Grasslands for Sustainable Agriculture
(Aso Region, Kumamoto Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

kumamoto

Kunisaki Peninsula Usa Integrated Forestry, Agriculture and Fisheries System
(Kunisaki Peninsula Usa area, Oita Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

oita


Designation in 2011


Noto's Satoyama and Satoumi
(Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

noto

Sado's Satoyama in Harmony with Japanese Crested Ibis
(Sado City, Niigata Prefecture)

Reference (Link to FAO Website)

sado

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Information on GIAHS (Link to FAO Website)