SDM Project: Tailoring Satoyama initiative concepts to national and local context: A Case Study of the collaborative planning process of a Rice Paddy Cultural Landscape in an Indigenous Community, Taiwan

08.04.2016

SUBMITTED ORGANISATION

National Dong-Hwa University

 

PARTNER ORGANISATIONS

1. Mr. Lameru Kacaw, the Local Management Committee for the Cihalaay Cultural Landscape
2. Ms. Meng Li Chen, Hualien County Cultural Affairs Bureau
3. Mr. Li Hao Guan, Forestry Bureau, Council of Agriculture
4. Ms. Mei Ling Fan, Deputy director of Hualien District Agricultural Research and Extension Station, Council of Agriculture

DATE OF SUBMISSION

08/04/2016

REGION

Asia

COUNTRY

Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)

FOCAL POINT

Dr. Kuang-Chung Lee, Associate professor

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Abstract

In 2005, the concept of landscape/seascape conservation was introduced into the amended Cultural Heritage Preservation Law of Taiwan as a new legal subject entitled ‘ Cultural Landscape’. Cultural Landscape is a new concept for Taiwan which emphasises the interaction of local people and land. In Hualien County, a potential Cultural Landscape site, a two-year participatory action research project was conducted from May 2011 to June 2013. The current project followed up on the results of the earlier study and examined the fitness of the Satoyama Initiative framework and potential contributions of the collaborative planning approach to the management plan for the Cultural Landscape sites.

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