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.

Kanazawa University

Japan

http://www.kanazawa-u.ac.jp/e/index.html

Kanazawa University is a research university which places high emphasis on education and regional collaboration. It seeks to promote Noto Peninsula to a focus of integrated area studies at the highest level in Japan, from which values of satoyama and satoumi are created, reappraised and transmitted to the world.