The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) 2013
SDM 2013 selected projects
For its first year of operations, the SDM announced the call for proposals for the SDM 2013 in August 2013. By the deadline for applications (end of September), the SDM Secretariat had received a total of 19 applications, all of which had presented convincing and promising proposals for the implementation and promotion of the concept of the Satoyama Initiative.
Board Meetings and an Advisory Meeting were convened in October and November 2013, where the Executive board carefully considered the eligible projects for the SDM 2013 in consultation with the Advisory Group, and in line with the project selection criteria. From the set of competitive proposals, the following six projects have been selected.
|Recipient||Project type||Country||Project title||Region|
|IKAP (NGO/CBO)||1.Community/ field-based implementation||Thailand||Supporting and Promoting the Karen Indigenous Socio-ecological Production System in Northern Thailand||Asia (South East)|
|KAFCOL (Academic/ Research institute)||1.Community/ field-based implementation||Nepal||Documentation of Biological Resources for Preparation and Piloting of Local Bio-diversity Strategy and Action Plan (LBSAP) in Three Ecological Production Landscapes of Nepal||Asia (South)|
|Nature and Livelihoods (NGO/CBO)||2.Research activities||Uganda||Experimenting on production of high value market products from indigenous wild fruits||Africa|
|SWAN International (NGO/CBO)||2.Research activities||Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)||Converting pests to allies in tea farming - a potential case of Satoyama landscape in Hualien, Taiwan||Asia (East)|
|Asociación ANDES (NGO/CBO)||3.Workshops / Conferences / Meetings||Peru||Hosting the Satoyama Initiative Annual Steering Committee Meeting and Global Forum in 2015||Americas|
|Center Zapovedniks (NGO/CBO)||4.Capacity building / Outreach||Russia||Cultural landscapes as vectors for local sustainable development||Europe|