By Mauro Agnoletti, Francesca Emanueli

The booklet collects a variety of the papers awarded on the assembly held within the context of the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural variety (JP-BiCuD). spotting the inextricable hyperlink among organic and cultural range, the United international locations academic medical and Cultural association (UNESCO) and the Secretariat of the conference on organic range (SCBD) joined forces, and in 2010 introduced the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural range (JP-BiCuD). the 1st assembly for the implementation of the JP-BiCuD used to be held in Florence (Italy) in April 2014 and produced the UNESCO-sCBD Florence announcement, which highlights the concept that of biocultural range. the eu rural territory is predominantly a biocultural, multi-functional panorama, offering a vital and potent house for integration of organic and cultural range, suggesting the necessity to revise a few of the present recommendations for the evaluate and administration of biodiversity.

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Cultural values for the environment and rural development. Springer, Dordrecht Agnoletti M (2014) Rural landscape, nature conservation and culture: some notes on research trends and management approaches from a (southern) European perspective. Landscape Urban Plann 126:66–73 Agnoletti M, Rotherham ID (2015) Landscape and biocultural diversity: an introduction. Biodivers Conserv. 1007/s10531-015-1003-8 Agnoletti M, Santoro A (2015) Cultural values and sustainable forest management: the case of Europe.

1992). Gardens would once again be the sites where unknown plants were introduced and would subsequentially affect European culture, some whose botanical characteristics were totally unknown, and others who were previously considered poisonous. In reference to the Italian territory in particular, in the next 2 The Traditional Mediterranean Polycultural Landscape as Cultural Heritage … 27 century fruit orchards, in various land mosaic pattern, would find a privileged place in the South. Apart from the small plots belonging to rich peasants or the middle-class bourgeois, “there was also the more massive initiative of feudal and ecclesiastical lords, whose possessions almost always contained gardens and preserves (starze), closed and well-defended plantations destined for the pleasure of the lords and to increase their revenues”.

As shown by the term’s development through history, this has determined its closed nature, the presence of evergreen species and irrigation, and non-production-related uses. It can have the extremely simplified characteristics of the island of Pantelleria’s (Central Mediterranean Basin) “jardino” (a single tree—usually a citrus—protected by a dry stone wall that creates a micro-climate that allows the tree to grow without irrigation; this is indispensable in such a profoundly arid Mediterranean edaphic-climatic context (Barbera 2000) (Fig.

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