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.

SDM 2016 Booklet Published


The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) was established in 2013 as an IPSI collaborative activity between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), UNU-IAS and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, to promote activities in line wit... [ more ]

Policy Brief: Mainstreaming Socio-Ecological Production Landscape Management Approaches


A new Policy Brief from the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), host of the IPSI Secretariat, provides guidance for policymakers seeking solutions to safeguard landscapes that are tied to human live... [ more ]

Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Peru Summary Report Now Available


The official report for the recent Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Peru, held from in June 2016 in Cusco and Pisac, Peru, has been completed and is now available for download at the image below.   The report contains a great... [ more ]