International Society for Sustainability Science (ISSS)


Research

Research Projects on Sustainability

The University of Tokyo

Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA)

Period
2008 -
Partners
United Nations University, University of Ghana, Kenyatta University, University of Cape Town, International Christian University, Nagoya University, Waseda University
Funding
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology

University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research (UN-CECAR)

Period
2009 -
Partners
University of Ghana, Asian Institute of Technology, etc.

Study for overseas expansion of multinational seed companies and impacts of it to agricultural productivity in the country

Period
2011 - 2012
Funding
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Development of Comprehensive Assessment Method for Japanese Ingenious “Agri-Cultural” Systems

Period
2012 - 2014
Funding
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative

Period
2011 - 2012
Partners
UNU-IAS (Representative Institution)
Funding
the Ministry of the Environment of Japan

Enhancing Resilience to Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Semi-Arid Africa: An Integrated Approach (CECAR-AFRICA)

Period
2011 - 2016
Partners
UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP), Kyoto University
Funding
JICA-JST Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development(SATREPS)

Climate and Ecosystem Changes Adaptation and Resilience Research in Asia (CECAR-ASIA)

Period
2011 - 2013
Partners
United Nations University, Research Institute of Humanity and Nature
Funding
Environment Research and Technology Development Fund of the Ministry of the Environment

Development of International Network on Health Risk Assessment in Urban Area

Period
2011 - 2013
Partners
Tohoku University, Yamagata University, JICA Research Institute, Hue University, Bangradesh University of Engineering and Technology
Funding
JSPS AA Science Platform Program

Establishment of research platform for developing models to predict future health risks posed by changes in climate, land use and population(GRENE Eco-Health)

Period
2011 - 2015
Partners
Yamagata University
Funding
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Creation of Future Climate Scenario Data

Period
2011 - 2012
Partners
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Funding
Yachiyo Engineering Co., Ltd

Research on the Future Energy Trend under Global Warming

Period
2011 -
Funding
Central Japan Railway Company

Drawing of future social scenarios of Thailand and Vietnam

Period
2011 - 2013
Partners
Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo,Chulalongkorn University; Vietnam National University
Funding
Energy Sustainability Forum

Biofuels for Sustainable Development

Period
2008 - 2010
Partners
Environment Research and Technology Development Fund of the Ministry of the Environment

Integrated Research on Climate Change Scenarios to Increase Public Awareness and Contribute to the Policy-making Process

Period
2007 - 2011
Partners
National Institute for Environmental Studies (Representative Institution)
Funding
Environment Research and Technology Development Fund of the Ministry of the Environment

United Nations University

Rice Terrace

Period
2011 -
Partners
the National Plateau Wetlands Research Center (NPWPC), Yunnan Normal University, and University of the Philippines Diliman
Funding
Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

Comparative Studies on Development Strategies considering Impacts of Adaptation to Climate Change (CSDS-IACC)

Period
2009 - 2012

Agrodiversity and the MMSEA Network

Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA)

Period
2008 -
Partners
United Nations University, University of Ghana, Kenyatta University, University of Cape Town, International Christian University, Nagoya University, Waseda University
Funding
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology

University Network for Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation Research (UN-CECAR)

Period
2009 -
Partners
University of Ghana, Asian Institute of Technology, etc.

Development of Comprehensive Assessment Method for Japanese Ingenious “Agri-Cultural” Systems

Period
2012 - 2014
Funding
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative

Period
2011 - 2012
Partners
UNU-IAS (Representative Institution)
Funding
the Ministry of the Environment of Japan

See also
University of Tokyo IR3S
The Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S) aims to be as a global research and educational platform for sustainability science. 
JSPS Core-to-Core Program  
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS) provides program to build an international framework in leading-edge fields of science.
Network of Networks 
Network of Networks (NNs) is the comprehensive network linking existing networks of universities and research institutions.

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