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.

National Research Centre for the Studies of the Ethnic Groups of China’s South-Western Borderlands (SEGCSWB), Yunnan University


The SEGCSWB’s research focuses on the theoretical and practical issues of social and economic development,survey and consolidation of ethnic and cultural resource, and development of cultural industry in the ethnic region of southwest China. It aims to promote basic and applied science research that could contribute to coordinated development of economy, society and the environment.