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.

30 September – 2 October 2018: The 7th IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-7)


the IPSI Secretariat will organize the Seventh Global Conference of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI-7) to be held in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan from 30 September – 2 October 2018, hosted by the Ishikawa Pre... [ more ]

19 July 2018: ISAP2018 Thematic Track Session: “Sustainable Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Biodiversity, Human Livelihoods and Well-being”


The IPSI Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) are pleased to announce the hosting of a parallel session on “Sustainable Production Lan... [ more ]

2-13 July 2018: IPSI side events at CBD SBSTTA-22 and SBI-2

The IPSI Secretariat is looking forward to taking part in two upcoming meetings under the processes of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD): the Twenty-second Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (S... [ more ]

22-24 May 2018: IPSI Case Study Workshop in Tokyo, Japan


A workshop was held by the IPSI Secretariat from 22 to 24 May 2018 at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan as part of the process toward the publication of the fourth volume of the “Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review” (SI... [ more ]

26 February 2018, International Symposium on SEPLS and Eco-DRR


The “2018 International Symposium on Resilience of Socio-ecological Production Landscape – Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR)” was held at the Center for Condensed Matter Sciences of National Taiwan University in Chinese Taip... [ more ]

16-17 January 2018: Workshop on incorporation of integrated landscape management approaches in NBSAPs


On 16 and 17 January 2018, IPSI members The University of Tokyo’s Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (UTIR3S) and UNU-IAS, the host of the IPSI Secretariat, co-organized an international workshop entitled “Mainstreaming Biodi... [ more ]