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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Hokusetsu Satoyama Leader Training Session

  • Country: Japan (Hyogo Prefecture) Eastern Asia
  • Group: Hokusetsu Satoyama Museum Steering Council
Hokusetsu Satoyama Leader Training Session

Introduction Throughout the history of Japan, many people have received the blessings of satoyama forests, thanked them, and lived along with them. The relationship between Japanese people and satoyama has helped foster their wealthy imaginati...

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Dong People’s Rice-Fish-Duck Symbiotic System in China

  • Country: China (Congjiang County) Eastern Asia
  • Group: College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Minzu University of China; Nanjing Institute of Environmental Science, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China
Dong People’s Rice-Fish-Duck Symbiotic System in China
  • Group:Agricultural

1.      Background China is a large agricultural country, with the rapid development of economy and science and technology, and thousands of years of traditional agricultural production methods will soon be replaced by modern agricultural metho...

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India Organic Waste Management Programme (IOWMP)

  • Country: India (Kerala) Southern Asia
  • Group: IORA Ecological Solutions
India Organic Waste Management Programme (IOWMP)

INTRODUCTION Waste disposal is a rapidly growing problem in India across rural and urban households, communities and institutions like hostels, hospitals, convents, and old age-homes, et. al. Rising quantities and poor management of organic waste le...

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Sustainable Agro and Community forestry in localities around Ayubia National Park, Western Himalayas, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK Province), Pakistan

  • Country: Pakistan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa KPK, Province) Southern Asia
  • Group: Center for Integrated Mountain Research (CIMR), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Sustainable Agro and Community forestry in localities around Ayubia National Park, Western Himalayas, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK Province), Pakistan
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest

[caption id="attachment_9986" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Map of study area, Location of Ayubia National Park, KPK[/caption] Like most of the mountainous areas of the world, Pakistan mountainous (marginal) area’s communities are mostly depr...

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Diversifying forage composition to improve milk production and quality through participatory learning

  • Country: Indonesia (Malang Regency) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: Integrated Organic Farming Systems Research Centre (IORC), Faculty of Agriculture, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia
Diversifying forage composition to improve milk production and quality through participatory learning

Introduction As the economy of Indonesia is growing along with the population, the need for protein from livestock products has increased. The higher demand for livestock products such as milk has encouraged farmers to intensify their farming system...

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Conserving a Suite of Cambodia’s Highly Threatened Bird Species

  • Country: Cambodia South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) & Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Conserving a Suite of Cambodia’s Highly Threatened Bird Species
  • Group:Agricultural

Project Description To secure core populations of a suite of thirteen globally threatened bird species at four sites in Cambodia, WCS implemented a series of innovative conservation interventions focusing on providing direct incentives to local comm...

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Participatory, Learning and Action (PLA) Project for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management in Lao PDR

  • Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic (Xiangkhouang Province) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center (OECC)
Participatory, Learning and Action (PLA) Project for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management in Lao PDR

1.  Introduction Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) Technical Committee commenced a scheme “the SATO Village Framework Development Plan in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos)” in fiscal year 2008.  This scheme was co...

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Collaborative Planning and Management of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes: a Rice Paddy Cultural Landscape Conservation in an Indigenous Community, Taiwan

  • Country: Chinese Taipei (Hualien County) Eastern Asia
  • Group: National Dong-Hwa University
Collaborative Planning and Management of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes: a Rice Paddy Cultural Landscape Conservation in an Indigenous Community, Taiwan
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest

Project Description This two-year action research project was commissioned by the Hualien County Cultural Affairs Bureau and implemented from May 2011 to June 2013 by the National Dong-Hwa University. The goal was to facilitate a collaborative plann...

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Restoration Satoyama Landscapes in Three Regions of Cambodia: Activities and Lessons Learned

  • Country: Cambodia (Battambang, Mondulkiri, and Kampong Cham Provinces) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: Institute of Environment Rehabilitation and Conservation (ERECON)
Restoration Satoyama Landscapes in Three Regions of Cambodia: Activities and Lessons Learned

Cambodia is a country being rich in natural resources, especially forests that cover 59.09 percent of the country (FAO, 2010). Agriculture plays an important role in Cambodia, with more than 70 percent of population is engaging in agriculture sector,...

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Outline of Wakasa Town’s (Fukui Prefecture) Activities Relating to Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes (SEPLS)

  • Country: Japan (Fukui Prefecture) Eastern Asia
  • Group: Wakasa Town
Outline of Wakasa Town’s (Fukui Prefecture) Activities Relating to Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes (SEPLS)

1 Goal of this case study’s activities In the current world where lifestyles are changing and people’s involvement with nature is decreasing, through learning from the ideas and wisdom of our forerunners, and preserving the nature of the SATOY...

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A story about biodiversity “Cheburashka walking in the woods”

  • Country: Global ---
  • Group: Cheburashka Project (Frontier Works. Inc and other affiliated companies)
A story about biodiversity “Cheburashka walking in the woods”
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass

Cheburashka and Gena the crocodile are visiting a dacha. Dacha is a Russian word that describes a vacation home with a private garden. They spend peaceful time together here, taking care of their vegetables and fruits, going to pick mushrooms and ras...

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Community Development to Live in Harmony with the Oriental White Stork in Toyooka City, Hyogo, Japan

  • Country: Japan (Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture) Eastern Asia
  • Group: Toyooka City
Community Development to Live in Harmony with the Oriental White Stork in Toyooka City, Hyogo, Japan
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Water

1 Regional Profile Toyooka City is located in the northeast part of Hyogo Prefecture. It is bordered by Kyoto Prefecture in the east and the Sea of Japan in the north, and was formed by merging Toyooka City, Kinosaki Town, Takeno Town, Hidaka Town...

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