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Technical Report
The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), and thereby to contribute to the realisation of “living in harmony with nature”. The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding programme...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、ここ数年ではアブラヤシの種子からパーム核油を取り出した後の残ざん渣さであるパーム核殻が輸入され、国内のバイオマス発電で使用されるようになっている(滝沢 2015等)。よって、パーム油はその生産過程で生じる副産物も含めて、私たちにとって非常に身近な存在といえる。しかし、日本ではパーム油を使用する商品の原材料名には「植物油脂」と記載されるので、普段パーム油を消費しているという実感をもつのが難しく...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
M.A. Baqui
Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh provide a variety of financial services to poor households that can help them cope with natural disasters (e.g. floods) and adapt to environmental changes (e.g. increasing soil salinity). However, due to the limited geographic range in which MFI branches can provide their services, households located...
Research Report
The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and cooling of power generation facilities. Changes in the water availability induced by global climate change will impact on economic development as well as human life in this basin and beyond. Water competition among major consumers will become fiercer in the...
In this volume, we seek to highlight how the sustainable use of biodiversity as practiced in well-managed SEPLS can contribute to effective area-based conservation of biodiversity. The concept of SEPLS includes the idea that integrated and holistic management approaches can have mutual benefits for biodiversity and livelihoods, sustainably...
Policy Report
The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding mechanism to encourage IPSI members to develop and accelerate sustainability actions in SEPLS. This report aims to present the SDM projects and their contributions to global goals, for the consideration of policymakers, businesses, researcher institutions, organizations and civil society....
Consolidation and replication of effective landscape approaches for biodiversity conservation and human livelihoods: CBD-COP14 Side Event 2812
This presentation was made as one of the three key note presentations in a side event at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) fourteenth meeting of the conference of parties (COP14), entitled "Consolidation and replication of effective landscape approaches for biodiversity conservation and human livelihoods". It demonstrated key facts and...
GEF-Satoyama Project Consolidation Workshop
The presentation briefed the results of a synthesis of case studies on the ten GEF-Satoyama Projects, focusing on the values, traditional knowledge and governance of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS)
PR, Newsletter or Other
This booklet has been prepared for IPSI member organisations, as well as for others who are engaged in SEPLS, to introduce the SDM and to provide snapshots of the projects implemented by our sub-grant recipients. The booklet starts with an introduction to the SDM, followed by a list and a global map of the sub-grant projects. The third section...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 日経コンストラクション
グリーンインフラに通じる考え方で、生態系を活用した防災・減災を表すEco­DRR (Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reductionの略称)が国際的に注目を集めている。これは、生態系の管理、保全や再生により災害リスクを低減するとともに、人々が日ごろから享受している様々な自然の恵みを守っていこうとするものだ。日本から海外への政府開発援助(ODA)の実施を一元的に担うJICAでは、Eco-DRRを自然環境分野の4つの戦略課題の1つとして、これまでにも関連する取り組みを実施してきた。こうした背景から、海外におけるEco-DRRの社会実装推進にJICAが果たす役割が期待されている。8月30日にグリーンインフラ研究会が開催したセミナーでは、Eco...