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Upcoming Event: International Open Seminar on Hokusetsu Satoyama

The co-existence of people and Satoyama has been mirrored in the harmonious lifestyle with nature throughout Japan. Hokusetsu region (north of Hanshin region in Hyogo Prefecture) is one of the few remaining homes of well-managed Satoyama. In fall this year, an international seminar will be held to gather various stakeholders who have different interests in Satoyama and discuss on how to sustainably maintain this unique lifestyle.

To participate in the open seminar, please fill out and send the registration form to Satoyama Division, Hyogo Hanshin‐kita Office; 2‐4‐15, Asahi‐machi, Takarazuka 665‐8567; or by fax to +81-(0)797‐86‐4309.


Event Title International Open Seminar on Hokusetsu Satoyama: Who are to save Satoyama and what for?
Date/Time 28 November 2015 (Sat.) 13:30-17:30 JST (Study tour: 28 November 2015 (Sat.) 9:00-11:00 JST)
Venue Itami Industry and Information Center, 2‐2, Miyanomae 2‐chome, Itami City (map)
Organisers/Partners Organisers: Hanshin-kita District Administration Office of the Hyogo Prefectural Government; Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN); Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES); Hokusetsu Satoyama Museum

Co-organiser: Itami City Government

Partners: Museum of Nature and Human Activities, Hyogo; International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)

Participation Free of charge; registration required (Limit: 100 people)

Apply by Friday, 6 November 2015 (please refer to flyer and application form below)

Language English and Japanese, with simultaneous interpreting
Documents Event flyer and application form: Flyer_SATOYAMA Seminar.pdf