IGES focuses on the protection and management of healthy, resilient ecosystems for the wellbeing of current and future generations.
Natural resources and ecosystems provide the foundations for a healthy planet and people. We work closely with governments, academic institutions and other development organisations to conduct demand-driven policy research, and provide practical solutions on a range of environmental issues, including biodiversity, forest management, resilient livelihoods and water.
Science-Policy Dialogues on the Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Southeast Asia & Northeast Asia
Role of information platform for integrated lake basin management (ILBM) in Asia: Lessons and pathways for SDGs Workshop at the World Lake Conference 2018 Ibaraki
IGES began participation, as an Assessment Partner, in the "New York Declaration on Forests”. In this role, IGES will contribute to the evaluation of progress on the Declaration, based on the Institute’s expertise in forest conservation.
The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is one of the collaborative activities of the International Partnership for Satoyama Initiative (IPSI), established jointly by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), the United Nations Unive