SDM 2021 Call for Proposals Now Open


The secretariat of the Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) has opened a call for proposals for SDM 2021. SDM is an IPSI collaborative activity being jointly implemented by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), UNU-IAS, host of the IPSI Secretariat, and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan since 2013. It serves as a financing mechanism to facilitate the implementation of activities under IPSI. It provides grants of up to USD $10,000 to selected IPSI members each year for implementation of on-the-ground projects, meetings and workshops, research activities, and others.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, 12 August 2021.
Please note that SDM application is open to IPSI member organisations only.

More information can be found on the SDM website here. If you have any questions regarding the SDM application, please contact the SDM Secretariat directly at