Biodiversity and the Sub-global Assessment of Satoyama and Satoumi in Japan
United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies with the Government of Japan
Date and Time
28 May 2008 18:15 - 19:45
This side event will present the process and preliminary outcome of an ongoing assessment initiative on satoyama and satoumi – traditional rural landscapes – in Japan, which has been developed building on the framework of the sub-global assessments of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA). The panelists will outline the concepts and approaches innovated through the sub-global assessment, with the emphasis on their contributions to the national biodiversity strategy and local strategies for biodiversity.