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.

IPSI at the UN Biodiversity Conference 2016

17/12/2016

The UN Biodiversity Conference, was held from 1 to 17 December 2016 in Cancun, Mexico, made up of several important biodiversity-related events, including the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Div... [ more ]

Call for Submissions: “Livelihoods and socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS)” (Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review Vol. 3)

07/12/2016

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the third volume of the series “Satoyama Initiativ... [ more ]

New Publication: Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 2

15/11/2016

A new volume of the Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review (vol. 2) with the theme: “Mainstreaming concepts and approaches of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) into policy and decision-making” was recently published jointl... [ more ]

SDM 2016: Results Announcement

27/09/2016

Report on the SDM 2016 Project Selection   (from the SDM Executive Board) Background Since its launch in October 2010, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) has been working with its diverse partners t... [ more ]

New Publication: Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS) in Africa

24/08/2016

A new publication titled "Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) in Africa" was recently published jointly by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and the University of Tokyo... [ more ]

7-10 August 2016: Satoyama Initiative National Network Workshop for Uganda

10/08/2016

Organized by Environmental Protection Information Centre (EPIC) a member of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI), in conjunction with the Institute for Global Environmental Services (IGES), this workshop focused on part... [ more ]

Invitation for IPBES External Review of First Order Draft Assessments

08/06/2016

The IPSI Secretariat has received an announcement for expert reviewers under the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), and we would like to share this with any readers interested in taking part in ... [ more ]

Call for Proposals: SDM 2016

23/05/2016

The IPSI Secretariat is pleased to share an announcement from the secretariat of the Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM), an IPSI Collaborative Activity. The SDM Secretariat has now opened a call for proposals for SDM 2016. The Satoyama Develo... [ more ]

IPSI-6 Official Report now available

08/03/2016

The official report for the Sixth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-6), held from 12-14 January in Siem Reap, Cambodia, has been completed and is now available for download by clicking the image below. The report contains a great deal of informatio... [ more ]

[CLOSED] Call for Papers: “Incorporating concepts and approaches of SEPLS into policy and decision-making” (Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review Vol. 2)

01/01/2016

UPDATE: The Call for Papers for SITR vol. 2 is now CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who sent submissions. The IPSI Secretariat is pleased to announce a call for papers for the second volume of the series “Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review”. The... [ more ]