International Satoyama Intiative

IPSI, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative, promotes collaboration in the conservation and restoration of sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: SEPLS) through broader global recognition of their value.

Publication: Toolkit for the Indicators of Resilience in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)

17/11/2014

We are proud to announce that the "Toolkit for the Indicators of Resilience in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)" has been published and was officially launched at an event on 17 November 2014, held parallel to the IUCN Wor... [ more ]

SDM 2014: Results Announcement

10/11/2014

  Announcement: SDM 2014 Project Selection Results The Executive Board of the Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is pleased to announce the six recipients of grants offered through the SDM 2014. The Board would like to express our sincere grat... [ more ]

IPSI-related Events at IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

04/11/2014

The IPSI Secretariat has compiled a list of events organized by or participated in by IPSI-related organizations that are planned for the upcoming IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, 12-19 November in Sydney, Australia. We hope anyone interested in i... [ more ]

Report Published: IPSI Case Study Experts Workshop Yokohama 2014

26/09/2014

An Experts Workshop on IPSI Case Studies was held during the 2014 International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) conference in Yokohama, Japan on 22 and 23 July 2014. We are pleased to announce that the official report from the Expe... [ more ]

IPSI-related Side Events at CBD COP12

25/09/2014

The IPSI Secretariat has compiled a list of side events organized by or participated in by IPSI-related organizations that are planned for the upcoming CBD COP12 conference from 6-17 October 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea. We hope anyone inte... [ more ]

Report Published: Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative in Florence, Italy

23/09/2014

We are proud to announce that our final summary report from the Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative in Florence, Italy has been compiled and is now available on our website. The workshop was held from 27 to 29 May 2014, and served as an exce... [ more ]

Register Now for the IPSI-5 Public Forum

12/09/2014

The Public Forum of the Fifth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-5) will be held from 9:00 to 13:00 on Sunday, 5 October 2014 in Hall G, Room 3 of the Alpensia Convention Center in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, back-to-back with the Twelfth Conference of... [ more ]

Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Florence Featured on Toscana TV

11/07/2014

The recent Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Florence, held from 27 to 29 May 2014 at Palazzo Coppini and Auditorium al Duomo in Florence, Italy, was the subject of a short feature on Toscana TV, a local television station on 5 June 2014. The... [ more ]

Call for Proposals: “Satoyama Development Mechanism 2014”

07/07/2014

IPSI is pleased to share information about an open call for proposals under the “Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) 2014”. SDM is an IPSI Collaborative Activity established by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), the United... [ more ]

IPSI Progress Report Accepted as Official Information Document for CBD COP WGRI-5 and SBSTTA-18

02/06/2014

The  CBD COP Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation (WGRI-5) will be held from 16 to 20 June 2014, and the Eighteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA... [ more ]

IPSI Plan of Action Finalized

30/04/2014

IPSI’s Plan of Action, one of the Partnership’s fundamental documents, has recently been updated with revisions based on feedback from Steering Committee members and our experiences over the past four years. The latest version of the document has... [ more ]

IPSI Welcomes Three New Members

28/02/2014

We are pleased to announce that in February 2014, the IPSI Steering Committee unanimously confirmed three new member organizations, making the total of 158 member organizations. It is therefore our pleasure to welcome: The National Association f... [ more ]

IPSI-4 Official Report Published

01/02/2014

We are proud to announce that our final summary report from the Fourth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-4) has been compiled and is now available on our website. The report contains summaries of all of the IPSI-4 events and other events surrounding the c... [ more ]

Dr. Takemoto Named Director of New UNU-IAS

01/01/2014

As of 1 January 2014, the Satoyama Initiative’s host organization, the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies, has merged with the United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace to form a new body called th... [ more ]