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.


Global Biodiversity Outlook 3 / Japan Biodiversity Outlook


A Symposium on the Launch of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 3 (GBO3) and the Japan Biodiversity Outlook (JBO), entitled Current Status of Biodiversity, Life in Harmony, into the Future, was held at the United Nations University (UNU) Headquarters in... [ more ]

Global Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative


A Global workshop was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 29-30 January 2010 to share the concept of Satoyama Initiative and materialise an action plan and framework for advancing the Initiative and its proposed activities. The primary outputs of... [ more ]

A Symposium on Agroforestry


A Symposium on Agroforestry, Relevance and potential in promoting local and global sustainable development was held at UNU Tokyo on 16 December 09. The discussion covered both theoretical and practical issues including its relationship with the Satoy... [ more ]

Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on the Satoyama Initiative Concept


The Asia-Pacific Regional workshop on the Satoyama Initiative Concept, was held from 1-3 October 2009 in Penang, Malaysia. About 70 officials and experts participated in the Workshop to review regional management on the satoyama-like landscape as w... [ more ]

International Experts Meeting on the Satoyama Initiative Concept


International experts discussed the Satoyama Initiative concept on 25 July 2009 at UNU Tokyo. The discussion consisted of three themes; the importance and significance of the satoyama landscape for human well-being and conservation of biodiversity, a... [ more ]