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.

Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP and Lexmark announce support for IPSI


The six major printer manufacturers (Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP and Lexmark) that jointly promote a comprehensive ink cartridge recycling system ‘Ink Cartridge Satogaeri Project’, and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studi... [ more ]

Announcement; Cooperation agreement for the Satoyama Initiative


On 17 December 2011, the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and the Global Environment Facility Secretariat (GEF SEC) entered into a cooperation agreement, in Kanazawa, Japan. Based on the concept of the Satoyama Initiative, MOEJ and GEF SEC ... [ more ]