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.

Connecting People through the Blessings of Satoyama and Satoumi

UNU-IAS and the company e-front have been working together on a project that aims to use the satoyama and satoumi of the Urato Islands in Japan to create opportunities for people to interact and revitalise farmland that is increasingly being abandoned. This video introduces the project and how it has made an impact on the islands’ people.