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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In-land Water

Community Forest Restoration for the Integrated Management of Lake Chapala Basin

  • Country: Mexico (Lake Chapala Basin) Central America
  • Group: International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC), and Corazon de la Tierra A.C. (Heart of the Earth), Mexico
Community Forest Restoration for the Integrated Management of Lake Chapala Basin
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Grass
  • Group:Water

Introduction             The Lake Chapala basin includes the water body of same name, the largest one in Mexico and the third in size in Latin America (Figure 1). Most of forest ecosystems at the basin present degraded areas derived o...

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Governance at Community Level for Conserving Himalayan Lake Rupa in Kaski District of Nepal

  • Country: Nepal (Kaski District) Southern Asia
  • Group: International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC)
Governance at Community Level for Conserving Himalayan Lake Rupa in Kaski District of Nepal
  • Group:Water

Background The Himalayan lakes refer to all lakes that are fed either directly or indirectly with water outsourced from the Himalaya irrespective to any shapes and sizes of lakes in varying geography in Nepal (Pokharel and Nakamura 2011). ‘...

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Ujjani Reservoir: People’s Initiative for Protection of Water Quality

  • Country: India (Maharashtra) Southern Asia
  • Group: International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC) and Shrishti Eco-Research Institute
Ujjani Reservoir: People’s Initiative for Protection of Water Quality
  • Group:Water

Introduction In a decade, water quality of 7 rivers of Pune – namely Mula, Mutha, Pawana, Indrayani, Ram, Ambil and Nagzari deteriorated over the period of time with respect to two critical parameters – Dissolved Oxygen (very important of life i...

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Integrated Lake Basin Management (ILBM), Impacts on Biodiversity and Child Malnutrition: A Case Study of Tribal Belt in Western Part of India

  • Country: India (Maharashtra) Southern Asia
  • Group: International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC)
Integrated Lake Basin Management (ILBM), Impacts on Biodiversity and Child Malnutrition: A Case Study of Tribal Belt in Western Part of India
  • Group:Water

Introduction  There are several small water bodies confined in the forest cover of western part of India dominated by several tribal races which are socio economically backward and deprived of modern health facilities because of non accessibility a...

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Multi-Stakeholders’ Efforts for the Sustainable Management of Tadlac Lake, the Philippines

  • Country: Philippines (Laguna Province) South-Eastern Asia
  • Group: International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC)
Multi-Stakeholders’ Efforts for the Sustainable Management of Tadlac Lake, the Philippines
  • Group:Water

1. Background Tadlac Lake and Environs Tadlac Lake is one of the 8 crater lakes found within the watershed of Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the Philippines (Figure 1). It is located in the Province of Laguna, specifically at Barangay Tadlac ...

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Iraq: Traditional Agriculture by Marsh Arabs in the Southern Marshes

  • Country: Iraq Western Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
Iraq: Traditional Agriculture by Marsh Arabs in the Southern Marshes
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] Iraq’s southern marshes (Mesopotamian marshes) ...

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Myanmar: Mangrove Forests in the Ayeyarwady Delta

  • Country: Myanmar (Ayeyarwady Delta) South-eastern Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
Myanmar: Mangrove Forests in the Ayeyarwady Delta
  • Group:Coastal
  • Group:Forest
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Natural and Social Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] A mangrove ecosystem is a comm...

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Indonesia: Rice Terrace Landscapes and Irrigation Associations (Subak) in Bali Island

  • Country: Indonesia (Bali) South-eastern Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
Indonesia: Rice Terrace Landscapes and Irrigation Associations (Subak) in Bali Island
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] Bali is a volcanic island located in the tropics,...

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Iran: Agriculture Using Underground Irrigation Canals in Inland Dry and Semi-dry Zones

  • Country: Iran Southern Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
Iran: Agriculture Using Underground Irrigation Canals in Inland Dry and Semi-dry Zones
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] The term “qanat” refers to technology that ha...

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China: Rural Communities in Cohabitation with the Crested Ibis in Yang County, Shaanxi Province

  • Country: China (Shaanxi Province) Eastern Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
China: Rural Communities in Cohabitation with the Crested Ibis in Yang County, Shaanxi Province
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Natural and Social Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] Yang County is located in the ...

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Cambodia: Paddy rice cultivation and freshwater fishing industry in the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers

  • Country: Cambodia (Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers) South-eastern Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
Cambodia: Paddy rice cultivation and freshwater fishing industry in the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] According to the Köppen climate classification, ...

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Sri Lanka: Tank Irrigation Farming in Dry Zones

  • Country: Sri Lanka Southern Asia
  • Group: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS); Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC)
Sri Lanka: Tank Irrigation Farming in Dry Zones
  • Group:Agricultural
  • Group:Water

Summary Sheet The summary sheet for this case study is available here. Background [Note: this case study originally appeared in the publication Socio-ecological Production Landscapes in Asia.] Sri Lanka is an island country in the Indian Ocea...

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