Jarzebski, Marcin

Research Fellow and Academic Associate

  • Marcin Jarzebski
    Jingumae 5-53-70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
    +81 3 5467 1212

    Research Interests

    • Food security and agricultural research and development (R&D) policy
    • Social-Ecological Resilience
    • Sustainable Forest Management
    • Water resources management


    • PhD in Sustainability Science (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • Diploma in Japanese Culture and Language (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)
    • MSc in Environmental Science with specialisation in Water Protection (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)

    Biographical Statement

    Marcin Jarzebski is a Research Fellow and Academic Associate for the Water and Resource Management (WRM) programme at UNU-IAS. Dr Jarzebski is an environmental scientist by training with a specialisation in water protection. He received his PhD in Sustainability Science, working on community resilience in the context of forest management in the Philippines. As a postdoctoral researcher, he has engaged in two major projects: Food Security Impacts of Industrial Crop Expansion in Sub-Sahara Africa (FICESSA), and climate change adaptation capacity development processes in Southeast Asia. He has been actively engaged in organising many international events (e.g., as an organising committee member of the International Conference on Sustainability Science).

    Prior to joining UNU-IAS, he worked as a Project Assistant Professor at Tokyo College, the University of Tokyo; Project Researcher at the Institute for Future Initiatives (IFI), the University of Tokyo; and a Project Researcher at the Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), the University of Tokyo.

  • Articles

    • Jarzebski, M.P., Elmqvist, T., Gasparatos, A. et al. 2021. Ageing and Population Shrinking: Implications for Sustainability in the Urban Century. npj Urban Sustainability (1) 17. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42949-021-00023-z.
    • Jarzebski, M.P., Ahmed, A., Boafo, Y.A. et al. 2020. Food Security Impacts of Industrial Crop Production in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review of the Impact Mechanisms. Food Security (12), 105–135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12571-019-00988-x.
    • Jarzebski, M.P., Tumilba, V. & Yamamoto, H. 2016. Application of a Tri-capital Community Resilience Framework for Assessing the Social–ecological System Sustainability of Community-based Forest Management in the Philippines. Sustainability Science (11) 307–320. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-015-0323-7.