Case Studies of Social-Ecological Systems

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Love River Restoration, Taiwan

Case
Love River Restoration case is part of the comparative urban river analysis developed between 2019 to 2020 by Herlin Chien at United Nations University, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability in Japan. The common pool resource system is the Love River (12 km) located in a metropolitan city of Kaohsiung with 2.7 million inhabitants. This case is identified by the Executive Yuan - central government in Taiwan as one of eleven rivers with more than 50% of mediumly polluted section in...
21 Jul 2020

Wannian River Restoration, Taiwan

Case
Wannian River Restoration case is part of the comparative urban river restoration analysis developed between 2019 to 2020 by Herlin Chien at United Nations University, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability in Japan. The common pool resource system is the Wannian River (5.5 km) located in a medium sized city of Pingtung with 200,000 inhabitants. This case is most known as one of the best practices of urban river restoration program in Taiwan, undertaking several major river form,...
21 Jul 2020

The Emergence and Resilience of Self-organized Governance

Case
This case focuses on the theory of self-organized governance. It is based on developing a formal mathematical model of generalized interactions in the CIS framework.
12 Mar 2020

FRG Organic Agriculture

Case
Organic agriculture in Germany jointly produces food and biodiversity, among others. The question of this case is how the regulation of the organic farming sector affects its expansion and level of innovation.
11 Mar 2020

Overlapping institutions and their impact in the conservation of the Orinoco River Strategic Ecosystems

Case
Sustainability
11 Mar 2020

Pastoral property rights in Azerbaijan

Case
rights for pasture access, use and managementy by mobile pastoralists in Azerbaijan
11 Mar 2020

Kenya Community Water Projects

Case
Community-based water governance systems from the Mt. Kenya region in central Kenya.This study focused on women's participation and contributions to water governance in central Kenya as an outcome of a national gender quota, requiring no more than two-thirds of a publically-elected to consist of a single gender.
11 Mar 2020

Commons Libraries

Case
Databases/catalogs organized around Elinor Ostrom's vast research agenda -- common pool resources, SES framework, polycentricity. This study focuses on knowledge commons, and is a link between this knowledge infrastructure, the Digital Library of the Commons (http://dlc.dlib.indiana.edu/dlc/), the Workshop Research Library (https://ostromworkshop.indiana.edu/library/), and the Polycentricity Database (https://polycentricity.com/).
11 Mar 2020

Groundwater, Agriculture, and Drinking Water Access in the Tulare Lake Basin

Case
Groundwater extraction and contamination in the Tulare Lake Basin, with focus on agriculture and its impacts on access to drinking water in impacted communities.
11 Mar 2020

Urban Water Commons in Mexico City

Case
Urban water used conflicts and issues over shared water infrastrtucture in neighbourhoods in Mexico City
11 Mar 2020

Urban water commons in Mexico City

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Urban water use conflicts and issues over shared water infrastructure in neighborhoods in Mexico City.
11 Mar 2020

Governing Locust Outbreaks, South America

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Collaborative project between GLI, Senasa, .......... to.....
27 Feb 2020

Archetype Analysis in Commons Research

Case
This is a collaborative project based on the  IASC Arizona 2020 workshop panel on archetype analysis for commons research. Archetypes are increasingly used across a wide range of sustainability themes for “pattern recognition, diagnosis, or scenario development”.  The work draws on a family of cases from the Social-Ecological Systems (SES) Library at ASU - to explore how archetype analysis can be used to synthesize results from a set of case studies.  A second goal is...
21 Feb 2020

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18 Feb 2020

Community and Forest: Environmental Narratives in Ikaria island, Greece

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Τhis case concerns the Radi forest in Ikaria Island, Greece. It is revealed the role of local, community institutions, and the external institutional context in the organization process of people and forest. This work synthesizes and analyzes, by historical ethnography, the socio-ecological system, its origins and the conditions that contributed to the emergence and establishment of this system. The invention and the appliance of management plans by the self-organized community in Ikaria...
16 Aug 2019