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.

Cultivate a Cloud NPO

Japan

http://www.kumo-t.jp/  (Japanese only)

“Cultivate a cloud” is originated from the poet of DOGEN ZENJI, the famous Japanese Zen Buddhist. “Fish in the moon in the sky, and cultivate a cloud.” means the harmonization between nature and human’s life.

Our objective is to restore ecosystem of the farming village nearby the forest of socio-forestry