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.

Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ)


The Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) plays the central role in the government’s policy for environmental conservation and human well-being. The scope of MOEJ’s works extends from local to global environmental issues including biodiversity conservation and its sustainable use.