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New video from COMDEKS Bhutan – Sustainable land management in the Thongrong community

The SGP Bhutan Country Programme has recently produced this new video on the COMDEKS supported activities enhancing resilience in Thongrong village in the Gamri Watershed. The video provides an overview of main challenges, project activities, and key results achieved through the project “Increasing productivity and rural income through Sustainable Agriculture Landscape Management, Phongmey”, implemented by … Continue reading

New video from Costa Rica – Final assessment of COMDEKS-supported initiatives in the Jesús María River Basin

With the COMDEKS activities in Costa Rica recently completed, the SGP Costa Rica Country Programme recently released a video that was produced within its final COMDEKS programme assessment. The video provides an overview of environmental and socio-economic challenges in the Jesús María River Basin, the COMDEKS target landscape in Costa Rica, and highlights some key … Continue reading

COMDEKS Cameroon, Ghana and Ethiopia contribute to “SEPLS in Africa” publication

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), together with the University of Tokyo’s Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S/UTIAS), recently published a new publication with the title “Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) in Africa”. The publication aims to contribute knowledge and understanding on SEPLS in Africa, focusing particularly … Continue reading

New Video from Brazil – Final programme assessment in the Upper Jequitinhonha Valley

The SGP Brazil Country Programme has recently released a new video produced within its final COMDEKS programme assessment, providing an overview of challenges faced in the 40,600-hectare COMDEKS target landscape, the Upper Jequitinhonha Valley, project activities and key results achieved. The Jequitinhonha Valley is one of the poorest regions in Brazil, and the region is … Continue reading

COMDEKS case study featured in Satoyama Initiative publication

In January 2016, the Satoyama Initiative published the “Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review Vol. 1”, which showcases eleven case studies from around the world that apply tools and approaches for “Enhancing knowledge for better management of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS)”. This annual publication series aims to collect and present experiences and relevant information related … Continue reading

Sixth IPSI Global Conference (IPSI-6) in Cambodia

The Sixth Global Conference of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI-6) was held 12-14 January 2016 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The conference was organized by the IPSI Secretariat and hosted by the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia, and included a meeting of the IPSI General Assembly, a Public Forum, and a day of … Continue reading

New video from COMDEKS Kyrgyzstan – Reviving fruit cultivation through improved water supply and conservation

The SGP Kyrgyzstan Country Programme has recently released a new video demonstrating the activities and benefits of two COMDEKS-supported projects in the socio-ecologic production landscape (SEPL) of Lake Issyk-Kul. Both projects focused on addressing the issue of severe shortages in water supply of the Issyk-Kul region with the aim of restoring degraded land and reviving … Continue reading

New videos on COMDEKS-supported projects in two Biocorridors for Living Well in Ecuador

The SGP Ecuador Country Programme has recently produced five videos describing the activities and results of COMDEKS-supported local projects in the socio-ecological production landscapes of two Biocorridors for Living Well in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region: Yaku Samai (“the power of water”) and Akllak Sacha (“the chosen forest”). The video above gives an overview of COMDEKS-funded … Continue reading

IPSI Case Studies Workshop in Japan

From June 24th to 26th, the IPSI Secretariat, in collaboration with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), held a special case study workshop centered on the theme of “Enhancing knowledge for better management of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS).”  As part of this workshop, authors from various countries and organizations gathered at the … Continue reading