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.

Agrarian Research Foundation (ARF)

The Agrarian Research Foundation is a Bangladesh-based NGO with the objectives:

  1. To promote scientific research aiming at generating knowledge and technologies for enhancing farm productivity, food security and farmers’ income in a sustainable manner protecting environment;
  2. To improve human capacity imparting training farmers, farm operators, development workers and researchers on aspects of agricultural production and natural resources management;
  3. To conduct scholarly research and studies on agriculture, rural development and related disciplines and other literary works to print, publish and circulate papers, periodicals, scientific journals, monographs, books and reports as may appear conducive to the attainment of objectives of the Foundation;
  4. To improve public understanding of natural resources management, climate change, biodiversity and sustainable agriculture;
  5. To conduct seminars, workshops and short-courses for extension and development partners, scientists, academics, and policy planners; etc.