Predicting and Assessing Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services (PANCES)

Outline
Team
  • Expected start date:
    2016•06•01
    Expected end date:
    2020•03•31
    Institute:
    UNU-IAS
    Project Status:
    Ongoing
    Project Type:
    Research
    Project Manager :
    Osamu Saito

    PANCES is a new five-year research project (FY2016 to FY2020) to predict and assess natural capital and ecosystem services in Japan through integrated social-ecological systems approach, funded by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment. The PANCES project consists of four thematic groups: 1) Building an integrated model of social-ecological systems and strengthening science-policy interface, 2) Prediction and assessment of the natural values from terrestrial natural capital and ecosystem services, 3) Prediction and assessment of the natural values from marine natural capital and ecosystem services, and 4) Multi-level natural capital governance through prediction and assessment of socioeconomic values from natural capital and ecosystem services.

    Project website: http://pances.net/top_eng/

    • Osamu Saito Osamu Saito Academic Director & Programme Officer
      Project Manager
    • Kazuhiko Takeuchi Kazuhiko Takeuchi Senior Visiting Professor, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
      Researcher
    • Kikuko Shoyama Kikuko Shoyama Research Associate
      Researcher