Transformative Change for Sustainability: Nurturing Seeds of Change in Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes & Seascapes
No. 24, 2021
This brief provides recommendations for advancing transformative change in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) — areas where sustainable production activities and resource management can result in societies in harmony with nature. It identifies effective methodologies, building on local innovations fostered through adaptive co-management, to build social-ecological resilience. It is authored by Maiko Nishi, Suneetha M. Subramanian, and Himangana Gupta.
Transforming Water Conflicts into Collaborative Watershed Management Solutions — Lessons from the Greater Himalayan Region
No. 23, 2021
This UNU-IAS Policy Brief focuses on transforming water conflicts into collaborative watershed management solutions. It provides recommendations for policymakers and other stakeholders concerned with addressing such conflicts through a multi-stakeholder approach in which the role of local experts is prioritised. It is authored by Giulia Roder, Saroj Kumar Chapagain, Tarek Katramiz, Geetha Mohan, Binaya Kumar Mishra, and Kensuke Fukushi.
No. 22, 2021
A new UNU-IAS Policy Brief provides recommendations on building local resilience platforms for disaster risk reduction. The brief, Building Local Resilience Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction, offers recommendations for policymakers and other stakeholders concerned with creating multi-stakeholder platforms at the local level to bring together knowledge and resources for resilience building. It is authored by Riyanti Djalante, Mizan Bisri, Glenn Fernandez, Natsuko Imai, Osamu Saito, and Kenji Okazaki.