The Satoyama Initiative aims to conserve sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes; SEPLS) through broader global recognition of their value.
The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI), comprises 132 member organisations committed to support SEPLS for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being through the implementation of their respective activities.
New membership will need to be approved by the IPSI Steering Committee organised every 4 months. If your organisation is interested in becoming a partner, please send an application form to (firstname.lastname@example.org)
1. Applications should be English and duly signed by the head of organisation.
2. Organisations, excluding governmental bodies and United Nations agencies, are requested to attach a document that describes the foundation of the organisation, such as the charter and by-laws, when submitting the application form.
3. Members of IPSI are expected to submit at least one case study report on one or more socio-ecological production landscape(s) or seascape(s) 6 months after their entry into IPSI. Please refer to the case study guidelines.
IPSI welcomes new membership, and will develop further with all members’ cooperation. Please contact (email@example.com) should you need any further clarifications.