People caring for the terraced landscapes all over the world met in Italy from October 6th to 15th 2016. There were farmers, researchers and civil servants, who works to cultivate, protect and keep lively these landscapes, from Europe to South America, from Asia to Africa. The "International Terraced Landscapes Alliance" brought them together to present their achievements, visit the Italian terraces and discuss together about the future of these fragile landscapes.
Terraced areas visited in Italy and topics discussed there:
Trieste Coast: Ecology and Biodiversity
Topolò-Dordolla: Artistic and Cultural Communication
Canale di Brenta: Agronomic and Social Innovation
Valpolicella and Valdobbiadene: Quality of Food, Quality of Life
Trentino: Rules and Policies
Ossola: Construction and Maintenance of Dry-Stones Walls
Alto Canavese-Valle D’Aosta: Landscape and Tourism
Chiavari-Lavagna-Vernazza: Environmental Risk
Ischia and Amalfi Coast: Heritage and Historical Landscapes
Pantelleria: Water Harvest, Resilience and Arid Agriculture
The International Terraced Landscapes Alliance organized the event in collaboration with the Regional Government of Veneto, the University of Padova and the IUAV University of Venice.