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.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Working on the ground in 166 countries, UNDP is UN’s development network, connecting countries to knowledge, experiences, and resources to help people build better life. Environment and energy are essential for sustainable development. The poor are disproportionately affected by environmental degradation and lack of access to alternative resources. UNDP supports to manage biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes, as which provides biodiversity-friendly natural resource management practice while providing livelihoods and sustaining the cultural values of local communities. UNDP helps countries strengthen their capacity to address these challenges at global, national and community levels, demonstrating and sharing best practices on the ground, providing innovative policy advice and linking partners through pilot projects that help poor people build sustainable livelihoods.