Med-O-Med, Cultural Landscapes of the Mediterranean and the Middle East is a cooperation platform integrated by 23 countries, focused on the sustainable development of the natural and cultural heritage, and to promote the intercultural encounter, coexistence and peace within the region. This Platform consists of four networks and inventories that highlight the unique heritage of the Med-O-Med area: botanical gardens, centers of plant diversity, cultural landscapes and sustainable initiatives.
Med-O-Med aspires to making the development of Islamic countries in these regions compatible with the preservation of their environment and heritage. It aims to set up projects involving maximum participation by regional social and public agents, with total respect for genetic sovereignty and the cultural identity of the local populations, all within an inter-cultural and a multi-disciplinary approach.GUIDELINES FOR PROJECT SUBMISSIONS
The Islam and nature
Cherif Abderrahman Jah
PRESIDENT OF THE FUNDATION CULTURE ISLAMIC
In this section we describe the close relationship that has always existed, throughout history, between Islam and the natural environment. From its beginnings, the Islamic civilization privileged the contemplation, the conservation, the responsible management and the enhancement of the nature, in all its manifestations.Read all articles
A WATER CULTURE
This short video aims to reflect on the millenary culture associated to the traditional use of water in A-Andalus, not only as an important historic legacy, but also as an alternative solution to the current management problems related to this precious natural resource. A virtual exhibition expanding on the contents of this video will be available on this website shortly.