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.

29 May 2019: Seminar on “Satoyama Landscapes and Seascapes from around the World for Sustainable Development”


A seminar will be held on Wednesday, 29 May in the Global Environment Outreach Centre (GEOC) office in the United Nations University Headquarters building in Tokyo, Japan. This seminar is organized under a IPSI Collaborative Activity, the GEF-Satoya... [ more ]

Call for Proposals: SDM 2019

Call for Proposals: SDM 2019 The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is an IPSI collaborative activity established by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of ... [ more ]

IPSI-7 Summary Report and Presentation Abstracts now available


The official report for the Seventh IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-7), including a compilation of presentation abstracts from all speakers, has been completed and is now available for download by clicking the image below. The report contains a... [ more ]

Conference Announcement: “Past plant diversity, climate change and mountain conservation”, 11-15 March 2019, Ecuador


A conference on "Past plant diversity, climate change and mountain conservation" will be held 11-15 March 2019 at the University of Cuenca, Ecuador. The conference is being organized in part by IPSI member the Neotropical Montology Collaboratory a... [ more ]