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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Facilitating stakeholders and community involvement in a Satoyama landscape

  • Country: Japan (Nomi City, Ishikawa Prefecture) Eastern Asia
  • Group: The Nomi Satoyama Conservation Society (NSCS)
Facilitating stakeholders and community involvement in a Satoyama landscape
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass

1.2 Outline of the Region Nomi City’s Satoyama area is located in the center of Kaga plains which is situated in the south of Ishikawa Prefecture. The area to the east of Nomi is an alluvial fan sandwiched between the Tedori River flowing from t...

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Natural Resource Management in the Critical Habitat of Western Siem Pang

  • Country: Cambodia South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: BirdLife International
Natural Resource Management in the Critical Habitat of Western Siem Pang
  • Group:Grass
  • Group:Water

1.      General Description and Regional Context The northern and eastern plains of Cambodia represent the most intact remnant ecosystem of a landscape that is thought to have once dominated southern Indochina and Thailand (Hout et al., 2003). ...

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The Maasai’s shifting modes of subsistence

  • Country: Kenya (Loitokitok, Rift Valley Province) Eastern Africa
  • Group: ---
The Maasai’s shifting modes of subsistence
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Grass

In Loitokitok, Rift Valley province of Kenya, some people of Maasai, nomadic herdsmen whose diet had traditionally been only cow milk and blood, have started farming recently. Severe drought caused by recent climate change is in the background. This ...

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Landscape Management in Germany

  • Country: Germany (Bayern State) Western Europe
  • Group: ---
Landscape Management in Germany
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass

Europe is so developed that the farmland accounts for more than half of the total land use. Therefore, farmland is a significant target area for biodiversity conservation in Europe. This is a field report on farmers, who are “the managers of...

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Production of new industries of agricultural mountain village in Kyotango City, Kyoto, Japan

  • Country: Japan (Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture) Eastern Asia
  • Group: ---
Production of new industries of agricultural mountain village in Kyotango City, Kyoto, Japan
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass

With aims to restore the devastated natural environment and establish new industries, Amita Corporation, a Japanese private enterprise, works on constructing the matter cycle mainly through biogas power generation and forest dairy farming in Kyotango...

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Use and Management of “Muyong” in Ifugao Province, Northern Luzon Island in the Philippines

  • Country: Philippines (Ifugao Province) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: ---
Use and Management of “Muyong” in Ifugao Province, Northern Luzon Island in the Philippines
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass

At the beginning of the 20th century, it was estimated that about 70% of the Philippines was covered by forest, but this ratio has since dropped to less than 20%. Despite the overall decline, the forests have been preserved in relatively good conditi...

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