A Field Trip with Dr. Fabienne Wallenwein from Heidelberg University:
Insights into Rice Terrace Cultivation and Local Commitment to Conserving Cultural Heritage
Gazing at a lush green canvas, we carefully roamed through water-filled rice fields that mirrored the mild sunlight and marshmallow clouds scattered in the sky. “In Taiwan’s remote mountainous regions, rice terraces used to be a common type of landscape. However, following rapid urban and industrial development, more and more inhabitants left their fields to earn higher incomes in surrounding cities and towns.