Welcome to our Resource Library!

Here you can find links to policy papers and research articles available for download, including articles in scientific journals. The library also includes declarations and sign-on letters, as well as conference presentations, meeting reports, data sheets and methodologies.

You can choose from these thematic tags to refine your search in the box below: biodiversity, communities, culture, economy, ecosystem services, GDP, management, market, natural capital, nature, policy, TEEB, value, well-being.

Satoyama-Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-being. Socio-ecological Production Landscapes of Japan. « Discussion Papers « Downloads

Date postedMay 6, 2013
Downloaded921 times
CategoriesDiscussion Papers
Tagswell-being, policy, ecosystem services


Satoyama refers to different types of ecosystems, and Satoumi relates specifically to marine and coastal ecosystems. This publication outlines the objectives and findings of the ‘Japan Satoyama Satoumi Assessment’ which sought to “provide scientifically credible and policy-relevant information on the significance of ecosystem services provided by satoyama and satsuma and their contributions to economic and human development for the use of policy-makers” (page 9).

Citation: Japan Satoyama Satoumi Assessment. 2010. Satoyama-Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Socio-ecological Production Landscapes of Japan – Summary for Decision Makers. United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.