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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

contributed to D+C/E+Z in autumn of 2022. He is the founder and president of the World Agricultural Heritage Foundation. He is a former director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and started its Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems programme (GIAHS) 20 years ago.  

All articles of Parviz Koohafkan

Rural development

Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

Why the FAO is promoting disadvantaged rural communities who live in intricate relationships with ecosystems

Smallholder farmers

Neglected, but essential agricultural heritage

Why the future of human civilisation depends on impoverished farming communities in remote rural areas

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