The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) 2016
SDM 2016 Selected Projects
The SDM Secretariat announced a call for proposals for the SDM 2016 in May 2016. By the deadline for applications (July 2016), the Secretariat had received a total of 22 applications, of which 19 were confirmed eligible to SDM.
The SDM Executive Board meeting was convened in August 2016 where the Board carefully considered the eligible proposals in line with the project screening criteria and prioritisation criteria. Within a set of competent proposals, the following six were selected, which were deemed the most promising for the implementation and promotion of the concept of the Satoyama Initiative.
List of recipients for the SDM 2016
|Applicant||Project type||Country||Project title||Region|
|Community Based Environmental Conservation (COBEC) (NGO/CBO)||Community/field-based project implementation||Kenya||
Strengthening Community Participation in Biodiversity Conservation throughBenefit Sharing and Capacity Building
|A Rocha Ghana (NGO/CBO)||Community/field-based project implementation||Ghana||Mangrove restoration to improve socioecological production landscapes and seascapes for fisheries recovery at the Muni Pomadze Ramsar Site||Africa|
|Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF) (NGO/CBO)||Community/field-based project implementation||Bangladesh||Project for conserving Bangladesh Sundarbans SATOYAMA and developing its showcase through creating action plan and ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources by promoting mangrove restoration, traditional culture and skill of mangrove’s shrimp||Asia|
|M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (Research institute)||Research activities||India||Problems and ‘prospects’ of SEPLS’ conservation for alternate benefits –A research case study from the Western Ghats||Asia|
|DVL Germany||Activities to facilitate cooperation among IPSI members||Europe||Preparing the conservation and development of cultural landscapes on a European level||Europe|
|National Dong-Hwa University (Research institute)||Activities to facilitate cooperation among IPSI members||Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)||Facilitating the Development of a Taiwan Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (TPSI)||Asia|
Overview of the projects selected in 2016, as well as the summary of the results of the projects selected in previous years and completed in 2016 can be found in the SDM 2016 leaflet in Japanese language.