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ISI actively contributes to the growing body of literature on SEPLS and continues to expand and strengthen its network with other leading researchers and organizations.

Click on the headings below to learn more about ISI’s research activities.

Indicators of Resilience in SEPLS
A set of 20 Indicators of Resilience in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS) developed to create an analytical framework for assessing and building local strategies to strengthen resilience.

Case Study Research
Analysis of case studies collected under the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI).

Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review
A publication series based on the collected IPSI Case Studies.

Urato Islands
A research project based in the Urato Islands in northeastern Japan – an area that was heavily damaged in the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Other Research
Other past and ongoing UNU-IAS ISI research projects.