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.

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 ]