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.

18-20 April 2017: Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Sabah, Malaysia

20/04/2017

Overview The Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Sabah was held from 18 to 20 April in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. This was the second Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop to be held in the Asia region and the fifth Regional Workshop ove... [ more ]

23-26 January 2017: COMDEKS Global Knowledge Exchange Workshop

26/01/2017

The Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) project is a unique global programme implemented by the UNDP as a collaborative activity under IPSI from 2011 to 2017. The project held its Global Knowledg... [ more ]

8 December 2016: CBD COP 13 Side Event “Contributions of funding mechanisms under the Satoyama Initiative to mainstreaming biodiversity for well-being”

08/12/2016

The IPSI Secretariat at UNU-IAS, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Conservation International (CI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat, held a side event... [ more ]

6 December 2016: CBD COP 13 Side Event “Strategic Action for Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Contributions of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) to Biodiversity and Human Well-Being”

06/12/2016

The IPSI Secretariat at UNU-IAS, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, held a side event at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 13) in Cancun, Mexico on 6 ... [ more ]

25 August 2016: TICAD VI Side Event on Resilience in SEPLS in Africa

25/08/2016

[caption id="attachment_13044" align="alignnone" width="600"] Some of the participants in the side event[/caption] The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), along with the University of Tokyo, The... [ more ]

1-10 September 2016: IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

24/08/2016

From the IUCN World Conservation Congress website: Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business, and ac... [ more ]

13 July 2016: ISAP2016 Parallel Session “Integrated landscape management: Effective approaches for translating knowledge into transformative actions”

13/07/2016

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 “Integrated landscape manag... [ more ]

27-29 June 2016: Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Peru 2016, Cusco and Pisac, Peru

29/06/2016

Overview The Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Peru 2016 was held from 27 to 29 June in Cusco and Pisac, Peru. This was the first Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop to be held in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, following on pre... [ more ]

31 May – 3 June 2016: The Eighth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, Trondheim, Norway

03/06/2016

The Eighth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity was held from 31 May to 3 June 2016 in Trondheim, Norway, hosted by the Norwegian Government in partnership with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of t... [ more ]

25-27 May 2016: IPSI Case Study Workshop in Tokyo, Japan

27/05/2016

A workshop was held by the IPSI Secretariat along with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) from 25 to 27 May 2016 at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan as part of the process toward the publication of the... [ more ]

19-22 May 2016: Policy Consultation and South-South Exchange Workshop in Lijiang, China

22/05/2016

An event titled "Landscape Approaches for Mountain Community Sustainable Development in A Time of Climate Change: Policy Consultation and South-South Exchange Workshop" was held in the Baoshan Stone Village of Lijiang, China from 20 to 23 May 2016. ... [ more ]

3 May 2016: CBD SBI-1 Side Event “Strategic actions to enhance implementation of the CBD: recent experiences of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative in Africa and Asia”

03/05/2016

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), which serves as the IPSI Secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IG... [ more ]

26 April 2016: CBD SBSTTA-20 Side Event “Collection and strategic use of knowledge for mainstreaming biodiversity into various sectors”

26/04/2016

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), which serves as the IPSI Secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IG... [ more ]

12-14 January 2016: The Sixth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-6) in Siem Reap, Cambodia

14/01/2016

The Sixth Global Conference of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI-6) was held from 12 to 14 January 2016 at the Empress Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The conference was organized by the IPSI Secretariat and hosted ... [ more ]

27-28 November 2015: Hokusetsu SATOYAMA International Workshop and Seminar, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

28/11/2015

The “Hokusetsu SATOYAMA International Workshop and Seminar” was held in the Hokusetsu region in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan on 27 and 28 November 2016. The event was organised by Hyogo Prefecture, the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (... [ more ]

5 November 2015: CBD SBSTTA-19 Side Event: GEF-Satoyama Project Forum: Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management in Priority Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes

05/11/2015

IPSI partner organization Conservation International, Japan organized a side event at the Nineteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD SBSTTA-19) on Thurs... [ more ]

2 November 2015: CBD SBSTTA-19 Side Event: Collaborative Resource Mobilization and Knowledge Facilitation through Global Partnership: Activities of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)

02/11/2015

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), which serves as the IPSI Secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IG... [ more ]

23 September 2015: The First International Conference of Ecoagriculture and Satoyama Initiative, Taiwan

23/09/2015

[caption id="attachment_12123" align="alignnone" width="600"] The First International Conference of Ecoagriculture and Satoyama Initiative, Taiwan[/caption] The First International Conference of Ecoagriculture and Satoyama Initiative, Taiwan was h... [ more ]

10-12 August 2015: Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Africa, Accra, Ghana

12/08/2015

[caption id="attachment_11984" align="alignnone" width="600"] Participants in the Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Africa 2015[/caption]   Report The official report for the Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Africa has been c... [ more ]

29 July 2015: ISAP 2015 Parallel Session “Contributing to regional sustainability and resilience from SEPLS” in Yokohama, Japan

29/07/2015

The United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) held a parallel session on “Satoyama and Sustainable Development:Bridging Project Financing and Knowledge Genera... [ more ]

8 July 2015: UNU CAFÉ event featuring Ms. Yoko Watanabe

08/07/2015

Longtime IPSI friend, Ms. Yoko Watanabe, Asia Regional Coordinator of Programs at the Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), was the invited speaker at a “UNU CAFÉ” event held at the Headquarters of the United Nations Unive... [ more ]

1 July 2015: Symposium: Regional Applications and Nexus of the Ocean Health Index in Tokyo, Japan

01/07/2015

A symposium was held on 1 July 2015 in Nakajima Hall at the University of Tokyo in Japan, titled “Regional Applications and Nexus of the Ocean Health Index”, and organized by IPSI partners the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences o... [ more ]

24-26 June 2015: IPSI Case Study Workshop in Tokyo, Japan

26/06/2015

A workshop was held by the IPSI Secretariat with collaboration from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) from 24 to 26 June 2015 at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan as part of a major effort to make the ... [ more ]

8-15 June 2015: CBD Workshops in Panajachel, Guatemala

15/06/2015

The Secretariat of the Convention for Biological Diversity organized three workshops in Panajachel, Guatemala in June 2015 related to Article 8(j) of the Convention, which deals with indigenous peoples and local communities and traditional knowledge:... [ more ]

28 May 2015: UNU-IAS OUIK International Symposium on Biocultural Diversity in Kanazawa, Japan

28/05/2015

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability Operating Unit Ishikawa-Kanazawa (UNU-IAS OUIK) held an International Symposium titled “The Ishikawa – Kanazawa Biocultural Region: A model for linkages between biol... [ more ]

1-2 May 2015: International Conference on Island Biocultural Diversity in Mokpo, Republic of Korea

02/05/2015

An International Conference on the Importance and Significance of Biocultural Diversity in Islands was held from 1-2 May by IPSI member the Institution for Marine and Island Cultures (MIC) of Mokpo National University in Mokpo, Republic of Korea. IPS... [ more ]

24 March 2015: Public Symposium: “Satoumi in Noto Peninsula” in Kanazawa, Japan

24/03/2015

A public seminar was held on 24 March 2015 at Kanazawa Bunka Hall in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, titled “Satoumi in Noto Peninsula”, organized by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability Ope... [ more ]

29 January 2015: International Symposium “Biocultural Diversity in Ishikawa: From Discovery to Coordination – How Can Local Governments Utilize Global Networks?” in Kanazawa, Japan

29/01/2015

IPSI member the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability’s Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa (OUIK) organized an international seminar on 29 January 2015 in Kanazawa, Japan, with the purpose of discussing how to ... [ more ]

12-17 January 2015: Third Meeting of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES-3) in Bonn, Germany

17/01/2015

IPBES is an independent intergovernmental body open to all member countries of the United Nations, and provides a mechanism recognized by both the scientific and policy communities to synthesize, review, assess and critically evaluate relevant infor... [ more ]

30 November 2014: International Symposium on Hokusetsu Satoyama

30/11/2014

An international symposium titled "From Hokusetsu Region to the World: our Satoyama" was held on 30 November 2014 at the Takarazuka Hotel in Takarazuka City, Japan. The symposium featured presentations by a number of experts on satoyama and sust... [ more ]

17 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 Side Event “Production Landscapes and Protected Areas: Approaches of the Satoyama Initiative”

17/11/2014

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), serving as the host of the Secretariat of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI), organized a side event to the IUCN World Parks Con... [ more ]

14 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 Side Event “The Satoyama Concept: Theory and Practice”

14/11/2014

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) co-organized a side event on 14 November 2014 during the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 in Sydney, Austra... [ more ]

14 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 Stream 7 Session “Nature-Culture Linkages: Managing Bio-cultural Landscapes and Connectivity”

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas (WPCA) co-organized a session titled “Nature-Culture Linkages: Managing Bio-cultural Landscapes and Connecti... [ more ]

13 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 Side Event “How does sustainability contribute to increase biodiversity conservation? Inspiring tools for enhancing sustainability”

13/11/2014

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) organized a side event to the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 in Sydney, Australia in the evening of 13 November 2014. The event was titled “How does sustaina... [ more ]

12-19 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

12/11/2014

The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 was described as "a landmark global forum on protected areas", and was held from 12 to 19 November 2014 at the Sydney Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia. The theme of the Congress was "Parks, people, planet: ins... [ more ]

11-12 October 2014: Weekend Activities at CBD COP 12 “Contribution of the links between Biological and Cultural Diversity, Community Conservation and Customary Sustainable Use to the Implementation of the Strategic Plan on Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Targets”

12/10/2014

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and UNESCO, together with a number of partners, including FAO GIAHS, the World Indigenous and Local Community Land and Sea Managers Network (WIN/EI/UNDP), the ICCA Consortium, the Internati... [ more ]

8 October 2014: CBD COP 12 Side Event “Mobilizing Resources for mainstreaming biodiversity into production landscapes and seascapes”

08/10/2014

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), held a side event titled “Mobilizing Resources for mainstreaming biodiversity into production landscapes and seascapes” at the Twelfth Meeting of the C... [ more ]

6 October 2014: CBD COP 12 Side Event “Contribution to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets from the ground up: Engaging diverse communities and perspectives through the Satoyama Initiative”

06/10/2014

The Secretariat of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) held a side event during the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12) in the CEPA Fair building at the ... [ more ]

4-5 October 2014: The Fifth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-5) in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

05/10/2014

The IPSI-5 Official Report is now available for download here. The Fifth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-5) was held from 4 to 5 October 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea. The conference was held back-to-back with the twelfth Conference of t... [ more ]

24 July 2014: ISAP 2014 Parallel Session “Benefits and Challenges of Community Engagement for the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity” in Yokohama, Japan

24/07/2014

The United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) held a parallel session on the “Benefits and Challenges of Community Engagement for the Sustainable Use of Biodivers... [ more ]

22-23 July 2014: IPSI Case Study Experts Workshop

23/07/2014

UPDATE: The official report for this workshop is now available for download here. A workshop was held by the IPSI Secretariat and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) on 22 and 23 July 2014 at the Pacifico Yokohama Conference Cen... [ more ]

27-29 May 2014, The Satoyama Initiative European Regional Workshop in Florence

29/05/2014

[UPDATE: The Official Report for the Workshop is now available. Please click here to download the report.] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] IPSI members visit a local winery to learn about landscape uses in Tuscany today.[/caption] Ov... [ more ]

24-25 February 2014: Workshop on Guidelines for Wetland City Accreditation in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

24/02/2014

A workshop aiming to explore the possibility of establishing a "wetland city accreditation" programme under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and to develop guidelines under which such a programme would operate as a new implementation programme of th... [ more ]

29-31 January 2014: Seminars and Workshop for Indicators of Resilience in Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes held in Rome, Italy

28/01/2014

The Indicators of Resilience in Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS) is a collaborative activity, initiated in 2011, between Bioversity International and the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustai... [ more ]

9-14 December 2013: Second Meeting of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES-2)

09/12/2013

IPBES is an independent intergovernmental body open to all member countries of the United Nations, and provides a mechanism recognized by both the scientific and policy communities to synthesize, review, assess and critically evaluate relevant i... [ more ]

4 December 2013: Parallel Session at 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas

04/12/2013

A parallel session titled “Challenges and Opportunities for the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) from Pacific Perspectives” was held on 4 December 2013 during the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation a... [ more ]

13-17 November 2013: 1st Asia Parks Congress and Side Event

13/11/2013

The 1st Asia Parks Congress (APC) was held in Sendai, Japan, to bring together people working with protected areas from around Asia. According to the APC website, "Scheduled exactly one year ahead of the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress, the Asia ... [ more ]

CBD SBSTTA17 Side Event: An Indicators Approach to Understanding Resilience of Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: a Community-level Perspective

15/10/2013

A side event entitled “An Indicators Approach to Understanding Resilience of Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: a Community-level Perspective” was held in Montreal, Canada on 15 October 2013 during the Seventeenth Meeting of th... [ more ]

Report on IPSI-4 Poster Session

14/09/2013

A poster session was held on 13-14 September 2013, featuring posters in the IPSI category (English) and 53 in the Fukui category (Japanese), making a total of 97 posters. [poster Display] [Voting] Within the context of an IPSI Collaborative Acti... [ more ]

The Fourth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-4) in Fukui, Japan

12/09/2013

(NOTE: The Official Report from IPSI-4 is now available here) From 12 to14 September 2013, representatives from 68 different IPSI member organizations gathered in Japan’s Fukui Prefecture to participate in IPSI-4 and a number of events organ... [ more ]

ISAP2013 Parallel Session: Green Economy and the Satoyama Initiative: Building Resilient Societies at Local Level

24/07/2013

The Fifth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2013) was held in Yokohama, Japan from 23-24 July 2013, and included a parallel session organized under the theme “Green Economy and Satoyama Initiative: Building Resilient Soc... [ more ]

Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative held in Kathmandu, Nepal

29/05/2013

From 14-15 May 2013, a wide range of IPSI members and other interested stakeholders gathered in Kathmandu for a two-day workshop on the Satoyama Initiative. A total of 61 experts from 16 different countries attended the workshop, which was co-organiz... [ more ]

Public Symposium on Indicators of Resilience in SEPLS

22/04/2013

In an appropriate coincidence, experts and audience members gathered on Earth Day (22 April 2013) at the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) to learn more about the resilience of the world’s socio-ecological production... [ more ]

Second Community Dialogue Seminar in Japan’s Tsunami Affected Tohoku Region

14/04/2013

On 14 April 2013, Tohoku University and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), jointly organised the 2nd Community Dialogue Seminar for the Urato Islands (Shiogama City, Miyagi Prefecture), which were severely affected... [ more ]

IPSI Steering Committee Member Gave a Lecture at UNU-IAS

26/12/2012

Dr. Anil Kumar, Director of the Community Agro-biodiversity Centre of the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, a member of the IPSI Steering Committee, gave a lecture on "Community Management of Agro-biodiversity for Food and Agriculture in India" at... [ more ]

The Third IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-3) in Hyderabad, India

15/10/2012

Marking two years since IPSI’s launch in October 2010 concurrent with CBD COP10, the Third IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-3) was held back-to-back with CBD COP11 in Hyderabad, India under the theme “Contribution to Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity ... [ more ]

Community Dialogue Seminar in Tsunami-affected Tohoku Region

04/09/2012

On 25 August 2012, Tohoku University and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), in collaboration with other IPSI members including the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Ink Cartridge Satogaeri Project (Brother, Can... [ more ]

Rio+20 Side Event: The Satoyama Initiative and the Green Economy

22/06/2012

A side event titled “The Satoyama Initiative and the Green Economy” was held on 18 June 2012 during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was co-organized by the Ministry of the Env... [ more ]

The Second IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-2) in Nairobi

23/03/2012

The Second IPSI Global Conference, consisting of the Assembly and Public Forum was held at the facilities of the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya during 13-14 March 2012. Outline and result of discussions [13 March: The S... [ more ]

Great East Japan Earthquake Rebuilding Symposium

05/08/2011

The Great East Japan Earthquake Rebuilding Symposium, entitled ‘Exploring Integrative Approaches from Land to Sea’ was held on 5 August 2011 at the United Nations University headquarters in Tokyo. More than 200 participants, including representat... [ more ]

The first Global Conference of IPSI

20/03/2011

The first Global Conference of IPSI, consisting of the Assembly, Public Forum, and the Steering Committee meeting, was held in Aichi, Japan during 10-11 March 2011. The IPSI, an international platform launched at the Tenth Meeting of the Conferenc... [ more ]

Launch of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative

19/10/2010

The launching ceremony of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) was held at a side event during the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD-COP10) on 19 October 2010 in N... [ more ]

South America Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative and its International Partnership, in Brazil

29/09/2010

A South America Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative and its International Partnership was held at Manhattan Plaza Hotel, Brasília, Brazil on 22 September 2010, organised by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and the United Nati... [ more ]

International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) Preparatory Meeting

31/08/2010

The Preparatory Meeting on the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) , entitled “Working together for promoting socio-ecological production landscapes,” was held on 23-24 August 2010 at the Yamanashi Institute of Environmen... [ more ]

Side Event at CBD WGRI3

28/05/2010

The Third Meeting of the Working Group on the Review of the Implementation (WGRI3), a revised and updated Strategic Plan, was held from 24-28 May 2010 at the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, back-to-back with the SBSTTA14. The International Satoyama Ini... [ more ]

Side Events at CBD SBSTTA14 in Nairobi

17/05/2010

The fourteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA14) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) took place from 10 to 21 May 2010, at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Progra... [ more ]

Global Biodiversity Outlook 3 / Japan Biodiversity Outlook

09/04/2010

A Symposium on the Launch of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 3 (GBO3) and the Japan Biodiversity Outlook (JBO), entitled Current Status of Biodiversity, Life in Harmony, into the Future, was held at the United Nations University (UNU) Headquarters in... [ more ]

A Symposium on Agroforestry

28/12/2009

A Symposium on Agroforestry, Relevance and potential in promoting local and global sustainable development was held at UNU Tokyo on 16 December 09. The discussion covered both theoretical and practical issues including its relationship with the Satoy... [ more ]

Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative Concept

05/10/2009

The Asia-Pacific Regional workshop on the Satoyama Initiative Concept, was held from 1-3 October 2009 in Penang, Malaysia. About 70 officials and experts participated in the Workshop to review regional management on the satoyama-like landscape as w... [ more ]

International Experts Meeting on the Satoyama Initiative Concept

25/07/2009

International experts discussed the Satoyama Initiative concept on 25 July 2009 at UNU Tokyo. The discussion consisted of three themes; the importance and significance of the satoyama landscape for human well-being and conservation of biodiversity, a... [ more ]