Photo: Joern Fischer


Landscape Futures

Landscape Futures will implement a transdisciplinary research agenda to foster sustainable development in Eastern Europe, with particular emphasis on ancient agricultural landscapes in Central Romania. 


Key features

The research agenda of Landscape Futures involves natural scientists, social scientists and regional stakeholders. Using a social-ecological approach, the goals are to understand the drivers of land use change (including social and economic challenges), and the possible consequences for biodiversity and ecosystem services. The project seeks to assist regional stakeholders and decision-makers by providing them with useful information regarding possible scenarios of how the future may unfold.


Led by

Joern Fischer (Leuphana University Lueneburg, Germany), in collaboration with other colleagues (primarily also Leuphana)

Partners

The Mihai Eminescu Trust (Romania)



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PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2

WHAT IS PECS

The Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a new initiative jointly sponsored by ICSU and UNESCO. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.