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.

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    Connecting People through the Blessings of Satoyama and Satoumi

    Duration: 6.30 --- 03/04/2018

    UNU-IAS and the company e-front have been working together on a project that aims to use the satoyama and satoumi of the Urato Islands in Japan to create opportunities for people to interact and revitalise farmland that is increasingly being abandoned. This video introduces the project and how it has made an impact on the islands’ people.

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    The Satoyama Initiative and Eco-DRR

    Duration: 18.28 --- 26/10/2017

    A presentation given by Mr. William Dunbar of the IPSI Secretariat at the IUCN Asia “Forum for Advancing Eco-DRR into Sustainable Development”, 24 May 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

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    Biodiversity and Resilience Indicators: Communities managing production landscapes and seascapes

    Duration: 16.11 --- 31/07/2017

    Video 2 of 2 in the IGES e-Learning Series: Balancing Biodiversity and Community Resilience, an instructional video for use of the Indicators of Resilience in SEPLS.

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    The guardians of Ecuador’s dry forest: A story of community resilience

    Duration: 14.03 --- 31/07/2017

    Video 1 of 2 in the IGES e-Learning Series: Balancing Biodiversity and Community Resilience, showing about a SEPLS in Ecuador and their use of the Indicators of Resilience in SEPLS as a part of the GEF-Satoyama Project.

     

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    Project Community Development and knowledge management for the Satoyama Initiative in Costa Rica

    Duration: 15.08 --- 24/11/2016

    A video produced by the Costa Rica country programme of the COMDEKS Project, an IPSI collaborative activity, on activities carried out in the Jesus María Watershed.

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    A Experiencia Satoyama no Brasil

    Duration: 10.07 --- 02/09/2016

    (Portuguese) A video produced by the Brazil country programme of the COMDEKS Project, an IPSI collaborative activity, on activities carried out in the Upper Jequitinhonha Valley.

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    Life giving water for the gardens of Issyk Kul

    Duration: 8.30 --- 11/02/2016

    A video produced by the Kyrgyzstan country programme of the COMDEKS Project, an IPSI collaborative activity, on activities carried out in the socio-ecological production landscapes of Lake Issyk-Kul.

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    Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Biocorridors for Living Well

    Duration: 5.14 --- 20/10/2015

    A video produced by the Ecuador country programme of the COMDEKS Project, an IPSI collaborative activity, on activities carried out in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region.

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    Bouncing Back from Disaster – Working with Nature to Create a Brighter Future for the Urato Islands

    Duration: 14.44 --- 24/04/2015

    This video captures a portrait of people engaged in community recovery featuring the abundant nature of satoyama and satoumi on and around the Urato Islands, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

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    Urato, Beautiful Islands

    Duration: 3.05 --- 24/04/2015

    This video features beautiful footage of landscapes and livelihood activities in the Urato Islands.

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    Urato, Home of Oysters

    Duration: 8.19 --- 24/04/2015

    With abundant nature in their seascapes, the Urato Islands are famous for not only cultivating oysters, but also exporting seed oysters to other oyster-producing sites both in Japan and abroad.  (Japanese language only)

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    COMDEKS Ghana – Project Evaluation

    Duration: 15.56 --- 13/03/2015

    (英語) A video produced by the Ghana country programme of the COMDEKS Project, an IPSI collaborative activity, on activities carried out in the Weto Range.

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    Community Development in Harmony with Nature – results for inspiration

    Duration: 7.28 --- 13/08/2014

    A video produced by the Slovakia country programme of the COMDEKS Project, an IPSI collaborative activity, on activities carried out in the Latorica River Basin.

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    Rivitalizzare i paesaggi produttivi in Europa. A Firenze gli esperti dell’UNU

    Duration: 11.58 --- 09/07/2014

    (Italian) A report from Toscana TV about the Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative held in May 2014 in Florence, Italy.

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    Forest Management in Practice – Danuohei village in China –

    Duration: 11.18 --- 29/01/2014

    Positive interdependent relationship between the Sani people (Chinese minority group) and their living environment

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    Satoumi

    Duration: 1.14.11 --- 16/12/2012

    A documentary on “satoumi” coastal ecosystems in Japan produced by the United Nations University.

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    The Secret to High Quality Tea

    Duration: 13.15 --- 01/07/2012

    The harmonious balance between tea production and biodiversity conservation which has been maintained over years

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    Striving to Restore the way of Life. Kirikiri, Otsuchi-cho, Iwate Japan

    Duration: 14.58 --- 18/04/2012

    A record of the rebuilding process of the way of life of the people in Kirikiri, Otsuchi-cho, Iwate Japan

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    From Mountain to Sea

    Duration: 10.20 --- 24/11/2011

    A Vision to Rebuild Tohoku

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    Wanja Dorothy Nyingi: KENWEB, National Museums of Kenya

    Duration: 0.56 --- 12/07/2011

    The opportunities in IPSI for developing partnerships, especially for developing countries, to better achieve goals

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    Alfred Oteng-Yeboah: National Biodiversity Committee, Ghana

    Duration: 2.09 --- 12/07/2011

    The potential and growth of IPSI and the furthering of international environmental and development goals