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.


The IPSI Handbook contains all of IPSI’s strategic documents including the Plan of Action 2013-2018, IPSI Strategy, Charter and Operational Guidelines and an explanatory section about how IPSI works.

Individual links to all of the documents in the Handbook are also available:

IPSI Charter

IPSI Operational Guidelines

IPSI Plan of Action 2013-2018

IPSI Strategy


An interim review of the IPSI Plan of Action 2013-2018 was carried out in 2016, in order to assess IPSI’s progress and inform its future directions. The summary report of the review is available at the link below:

Summary Report: Interim Review of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) Plan of Action 2013-2018