Spanish olive groves aim for 2020 World Heritage status

Olive Grove, near Cordoba, Spain
Olive Grove, near Cordoba, Spain Image: Rafandalucia (wikimedia)

A visit of Icomos-España to the Spanish provinces of Jaén y Córdoba supports their recommendation for the candidature of the Paisajes del Olivar (Landscapes of the Olive Grove) in Andalusia as World Heritage

The nomination is still set as a medium-term objective and the organisation aims to receive the nomination in about two years. In anticipation, support is gathered in the form of signatures of prominent institutions in the field of cultural heritage.

Read more (in Spanish) at La Contra de Jaén.

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