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.

Nepal Indigenous Nationalities Preservation Association (NINPA)


To raise awareness of the rights, provided by the constitution and laws of the country to indigenous people. To make the indigenous nationalities, residing all over Nepal, self dependent by skill and personality development. To preserve the language, culture, and traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples and land tenure. To work for intellectual property rights and for the preservation of biodiversity and sustainable livelihoods. Advocacy program related with UN instrument. Capacity building program to the IPs on the issues of UNDRIP, ILO convention 169, TK and CBD and WIPO. National and international level involvement on the CBD and WIPO processes and UN instrument. Awareness program of equitable sharing and sustainable use of natural resources.