Saloum Delta, Senegal, December 2018
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Close view of a mangrove forest. / Vue rapprochée de branchages dans la forêt mangrove.
This picture was taken during a field visit of the World Heritage site of the Saloum, as part of the Connecting Practice project – Phase III.
The Connecting Practice project explores new methods and practical strategies for the recognition and support of the interconnectedness of natural and cultural heritage at World Heritage Sites.
Following the successful work done in the first two phases of Connecting Practice, the third phase continues to explore relevant information gathered as part of the project, and to implement lessons learned into practical interventions and new mechanisms for achieving positive results for agricultural and biocultural practices. This third phase of the project focuses specifically on evolved cultural landscapes, and explores how to best support and sustain traditional management practices and change management within the processes of the World Heritage framework. The GIAHS (Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems) programme is a partner of Phase III.