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.

10 July 2018: CBD SBI-2 Side Event “Financing Landscape Management Approaches: Replication and Upscaling for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”

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IPSI partner the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the IPSI Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and Conservation International Japan, held this side event during the Second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-2) of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal, Canada. The side event focused on sharing knowledge and experiences from successful on-the-ground actions for replication and upscaling of community-based landscape planning and management approaches and practices through sustainable finance.

Presentations:

Welcome Remarks: Keiichi Nakazawa, MOEJ

Moderator: Yoko Watanabe, GEF SGP

The Satoyama Initiative and IPSI: William Dunbar, UNU-IAS

Participatory assessments, replication and upscaling through COMDEKS & SGP: Diana Salvemini, UNDP

The GEF-Satoyama Project: Yoji Natori, Conservation International Japan