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.

IPSI Global Conference

The IPSI Global Conference is the major regular event held under the IPSI partnership. It is held approximately once a year, and typically consists of a meeting of the IPSI Assembly and a Public Forum, plus any additional events that may be scheduled.

For more information on past IPSI Global Conferences, please see the event page for each conference, listed below. Conference documents are also listed at the bottom of this page.

IPSI-1, 10-11 March 2011, Aichi, Japan

IPSI-2, 13-14 March 2012, Nairobi, Kenya

IPSI-3, 6-7 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

IPSI-4, 12-14 September 2013, Fukui, Japan

IPSI-5, 4-5 October 2014, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

IPSI-6, 12-14 January 2016, Siem Reap, Cambodia

IPSI Global Conference Documents


IPSI-1 Assembly Programme

IPSI-1 Public Forum Programme


IPSI-2 Assembly & Public Forum Programme


IPSI-3 Assembly Programme

IPSI-3 Public Forum programme


IPSI-4 Assembly Programme

IPSI-4 Public Forum Programme

IPSI-4 Public Forum Report

IPSI-4 Official Report


IPSI-5 Assembly Programme

IPSI-5 Public Forum Programme

IPSI-5 Official Report