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.

Society for Environment Conservation and Agriculture Research and Development, Nepal (SECARD)

SECARD’s objectives are:

  • To implement environmental conservation and sustainable development programs through utilization of available human as well as natural resources.
  • To formulate and launch the survey, research and awareness campaign on sustainable and organic agriculture and other natural resource management issues.
  • To sensitize the people for maximum utilization of the resources they have without disturbing the ecological balance.
  • To promote different approaches of sustainable agriculture like biodynamic agriculture, ecological and permanent agriculture for the restoration of the production system through training, research and extension.
  • To promote organic agriculture particularly in high value and export oriented commodities.

For more information, see SECARD’s website at