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.

The Secret to High Quality Tea

01/07/2012

The harmonious balance between tea production and biodiversity conservation which has been maintained over years... [ more ]

Striving to Restore the way of Life. Kirikiri, Otsuchi-cho, Iwate Japan

18/04/2012

A record of the rebuilding process of the way of life of the people in Kirikiri, Otsuchi-cho, Iwate Japan... [ more ]

From Mountain to Sea

24/11/2011

A Vision to Rebuild Tohoku... [ more ]

Wanja Dorothy Nyingi: KENWEB, National Museums of Kenya

12/07/2011

The opportunities in IPSI for developing partnerships, especially for developing countries, to better achieve goals... [ more ]

Alfred Oteng-Yeboah: National Biodiversity Committee, Ghana

The potential and growth of IPSI and the furthering of international environmental and development goals... [ more ]

Fumiko Fukuoka: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The exciting possibilities for the role of the Satoyama approach to conservation... [ more ]

Alejandro Argumedo: ANDES

The potential for protection of biological and cultural diversity in indigenous communities... [ more ]

Somaly Chan: Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

The support of IPSI for government policy, environment, and the people in Cambodia... [ more ]

Miriam Cerdán: Ministry of Environment, Peru

The new possibilities for partnering in the IPSI... [ more ]

Kalemani Jo Mulongoy: Secretariat of CBD

The partnership with IPSI... [ more ]

Kazuhiko Takeuchi: Vice Rector, United Nations University

The results of the IPSI Global Conference and partnerships between the developed and developing world... [ more ]

Tsunao Watanabe: Ministry of the Environment, Japan

The growth and future of IPSI... [ more ]

Pablo Eyzaguirre: Bioversity International

The integrative role of IPSI in biodiversity conservation efforts... [ more ]

Jocelyn Carino: TEBTEBBA

The contributions to sustainability that indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge offer through IPSI... [ more ]

Yoko Watanabe: Global Environmental Facility

The importance of biodiversity and sustainable use, and the benefits of joining the Satoyama Initiative... [ more ]

Krishna Chandra Paudel: Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Nepal

Study and restoration and future conservation of satoyama-type regions... [ more ]

Marthe Mapangou: Ministry of Environment, Ghabon

The relationship between the people and environment in Gabon, and opportunities for partnering within IPSI... [ more ]

Maurizio Farhan Ferrari: Forest Peoples Programme

The importance of implementation of biodiversity initiatives in rural areas with local community involvement... [ more ]

Dr. Senka Barudanovic: University of Sarajevo

The benefits of and possibilities for partnering with IPSI... [ more ]

Lou Yiping: International Network for Bamboo and Rattan

The opportunities for cooperation on transnational models of conservation... [ more ]

(Japanese) 自然及び持続可能な開発協会(ANDES)

先住民コミュニティにおける生物・文化的多様性保全の可能性... [ more ]

(Japanese) コンサベーション・インターナショナル(CI)

土地利用と保全に関する統合的アプローチの将来性... [ more ]

The Forbidden forests of the Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia

31/05/2010

As rapid development rolls in, a village tries to secure a sustainable forest-friendly future... [ more ]

The Satoyama Initiative

11/05/2010

The video illustrates the importance of Satoyama Initiative and its concept.... [ more ]

Chrysanthemum charcoal from Satoyama

05/05/2010

Chouichiro Oono took over his father's charcoal factory at age 22. Since then, he's been producing traditional charcoal. He's one of the few full time charcoal makers in Japan and the youngest among them.... [ more ]

Salt of life – Traditional knowledge and wisdom of satoumi

25/04/2010

The Agehama style of salt making has been in Noto peninsula over 500 years. However, as more practical salt making methods were developed, practitioners have declined in number.... [ more ]

Prof. Daily: Message to the Satoyama Initiative

16/03/2010

International Cosmos Prize winner speaks about the importance of sustainability... [ more ]

Jeff McNeely: IUCN Chief Scientist

16/02/2010

Interview discussing Satoyama and sustainable landscapes for the present and future... [ more ]

Spencer Thomas: Chair of SBSTTA, CBD Secretariat

Interview discussing mixing modern and traditional to provide for human well-being... [ more ]

A.H. Zakri: University Sains Malaysia

23/12/2009

Interview discussing the provisional, regulatory and cultural aspects of ecosystem services... [ more ]

Life in a Vibrant Satoyama Forest

29/09/2009

Entrepreneurs employ tradition and science to support and benefit from biodiversity... [ more ]

Harvest Time in Satoyama, Japan

18/08/2009

Illustrates the decline of Satoyama and the associated economic, and cultural loss... [ more ]