Kaoru Ichikawa

Research Fellow

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  • INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    OFFICE:
    Pacifico-Yokohama, 1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, 220-8502 Yokohama
    E-MAIL:
    ichikawa@ias.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +81 (0)45 221-2365
    NATIONALITY:
    Japan

    Research Interests

    • Landscape history
    • Landscape planning
    • Socio-ecological production landscapes

    Education

    Ph.D., Agriculture, University of Tokyo

    Biographical Statement

    Kaoru Ichikawa is a Research Fellow with the International Satoyama Initiative of UNU-IAS. She received her PhD in Agriculture from the University of Tokyo, Japan. Prior to joining UNU-IAS, she was a project researcher at the University of Tokyo. At UNU-IAS she is involved in a variety of research aimed at deepening and promoting understanding of a wide range of socio-ecological production landscapes, the focus of the Satoyama Initiative, looking at examples from across the globe and studying their characteristics and impacts on biodiversity conservation and socio-economic conditions. Her other research interest involves landscape history, both environmental and socio-economic aspects, and its relevance to stakeholder recognition and landscape planning.