Impact human well-being through sustainable management & traditional knowledge in cultural landscapes

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The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) jointly with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) initiated the Satoyama Initiative to impact biodiversity and human well-being through promoting the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in human-influenced natural environments. Join the Satoyama Initiative’s conference on the Sustainable Management including the Use of Traditional Knowledge in Satoyama and Other Cultural Landscapes in Kanazawa, Japan on May 1st 2014. The conference aims to highlight the potential trade-offs and synergies of traditional local knowledge and scientific knowledge related to ecosystem services in socio-ecological production landscapes, including satoyama and other forms of cultural landscapes, or SEPLs. Read more here

*This conference is part of the UNU-IAS research project Tradeoff Analysis and Local Governance Model of Satoyama Ecosystem Services, which is supported by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, through its Environment Research and Technology Development Fund.