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.



Call for Proposals: “Satoyama Development Mechanism 2015”


The IPSI Secretariat is pleased to share an announcement from the secretariat of the Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM), on... [ more ]

27 July 2015: Symposium for ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development


The Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programme at IPSI partner the United Nations University Institute for the... [ more ]

Call for Papers: “Enhancing knowledge for better management of SEPLS”


The IPSI Secretariat is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the pilot edition of a planned compilation series of case s... [ more ]



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


[caption id="attachment_11984" align="alignnone" width="600"] Participants in the Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Af... [ more ]

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


The United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strateg... [ more ]

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


Longtime IPSI friend, Ms. Yoko Watanabe, Asia Regional Coordinator of Programs at the Secretariat of the Global Environ... [ more ]