Fourth Global Conference of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative
12-14 September 2013 (Fukui, Japan)

IPSI-4, entitled ‘The Way Forward: Implementing the IPSI Strategy for the Benefit of Biodiversity and Human Well-being’, will be held at Fukui, Japan on 12-14 September 2013. The Conference is composed of the IPSI Assembly (IPSI members only), Public Forum (open to all interested participants, and a Public Symposium that Fukui Prefectural Government is organizing to facilitate the full engagement of local citizens and stakeholders. The Public Forum will focus on challenges and opportunities for socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes from local perspectives. It is recalled that the Satoyama Initiative aims at conserving human-influenced natural environments that people have developed and maintained sustainably over a long time, as well as the sustainable practices and knowledge they represent. Read the Conference announcement … Visit the website of the Satoyama Initiative …