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.

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Agricultural land

Community Forestry in Thailand

  • Country: Thailand (Chiang Mai Province) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: ---
Community Forestry in Thailand
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest

In the past, the Thai government had exclusive authority over forest management in Thailand, but since the end of the 1980s, local residents have taken on the responsibility. Community members help preserve and manage the resources in nearby forests,...

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Use and Management of “Muyong” in Ifugao Province, Northern Luzon Island in the Philippines

  • Country: Philippines (Ifugao Province) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: ---
Use and Management of “Muyong” in Ifugao Province, Northern Luzon Island in the Philippines
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass

At the beginning of the 20th century, it was estimated that about 70% of the Philippines was covered by forest, but this ratio has since dropped to less than 20%. Despite the overall decline, the forests have been preserved in relatively good conditi...

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The Ayllu System of the Potato Park, Cusco, Peru

  • Country: Peru (Cusco) South America
  • Group: United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies
The Ayllu System of the Potato Park, Cusco, Peru
  • Group:Agricultural

The Potato Park is a unique model of holistic conservation of the Andean traditional landscape with a focus on conservation of agrobiodiversity (Argumedo, 2008). The Park is located in a known microcenter of origin and diversity of potatoes, one of t...

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Creation and Management of Diverse Secondary Forest in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

  • Country: Indonesia (Central Sulawesi) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: ---
Creation and Management of Diverse Secondary Forest in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest

Around Lore Lindu National Park (Taman Nasional Lore Lindu) in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, there is a mosaic-like landscape, due to particular land-use patterns. The indigenous inhabitants recognize the various land-use areas by a detailed descripti...

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