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.

Media Reports from IPSI-2 in Nairobi


The Second IPSI Global Conference was held in Nairobi, Kenya at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) on 13-14 March 2012. In addition to representatives of IPSI member organizations and public participants, members of the media came to learn more a... [ more ]

Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP and Lexmark announce support for IPSI


The six major printer manufacturers (Brother, Canon, Dell, Epson, HP and Lexmark) that jointly promote a comprehensive ink cartridge recycling system ‘Ink Cartridge Satogaeri Project’, and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studi... [ more ]

Dissemination materials for IPSI and the Satoyama Initiative


The IPSI Secretariat commits to increase international awareness of the Initiative and enhance understanding of the importance of socio-ecological production landscapes in supporting livelihoods and biodiversity. In line with these efforts, the IPSI ... [ more ]

Announcement; Cooperation agreement for the Satoyama Initiative


On 17 December 2011, the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and the Global Environment Facility Secretariat (GEF SEC) entered into a cooperation agreement, in Kanazawa, Japan. Based on the concept of the Satoyama Initiative, MOEJ and GEF SEC ... [ more ]