Education and capacity building with research: a possible case for Future Earth

Yasuhiro Fukushima, Gakushi Ishimura, Andrew James Komasinski, Reiko Omoto, Shunsuke Managi

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Purpose: This paper aims to suggest the structure of a platform for education and capacity building for Future Earth, which is an intensive program open to the eight stakeholders and which utilizes existing research programs/facilities associated with Future Earth. An intention of this paper is to facilitate a policy brief for projects associated with Future Earth. Design/methodology/approach: This paper reviewed backgrounds and necessary items for education and capacity buildings in Future Earth projects by implementing three main priorities in Future Earth and current surrounding environments. Findings: This paper then suggested a possible structure, competencies, contents and human resources for education and capacity building and education for Future Earth. Originality/value: The suggestions can be implemented in capacity building and education programs associated with Future Earth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-276
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Education


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