This is the oldest and most extensive use of terraces in the world. The 20,000 hectares of terraces represent a rearrangement of the Cordillera Mountain Range from bedrock to topsoil. The engineering principles of hydrology, sustainable development, and efficient use of water resources and irrigation are all embodied in the careful design of this ancestral land management program.
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilEra: BCDateCreated: BC 100BananueCountry: PhilippinesWebsite: http://www.asce.org/project/ifugao-rice-terraces/
Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/AgricmarketingEra_date_from: BC 100