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Establishment of the Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS)

June 28, 2011

On June 24, 2011, the implementation agreement on the Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) was signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD).
Under the cooperation with the MOE of Japan, SCBD and UNU, COMDEKS, with UNDP as its implementing agency, is meant to support local community activities to maintain and rebuild socio-ecological production landscapes (human-influenced natural environments) and to collect and disseminate knowledge and experiences on the results of such local community activities, toward the realization of "Societies in harmony with nature" as defined as a vision of the Satoyama Initiative.

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