XPaths Publications


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All our reports on multi-actor dialogues are available to download in PDF format.

XPaths Case Study: SENEGAL

Available in English (PDF format):

  • Report on 2nd National Dialogue in Dakar, Senegal (February, 2023)

XPaths Case Study: SPAIN

Only available in Spanish (PDF format):

  • Report on multi-actor dialogues at regional scale in Spain (30 June-1 July, 2022)

  • Report on multi-actor dialogues  at Campo de Níjar, Spain (22-23 June 2022)

  • Report on multi-actor dialogues at Campo de Cartagena, Spain (10-11 November 2022)

  • Report on multi-actor dialogues at Comarca Los Vélez, Spain (11-12 July 2022)

Scientific Publications



Collste, D., Aguiar, A., Harmáčková, Z., Galafassi, D., Pereira, P., Odirilwe Selomane, O., Van der Leeuw., S (2023). Participatory pathways to the Sustainable Development Goals: inviting divergent perspectives through a cross-scale systems approach. DOI 10.1088/2515-7620/acce25. Environ. Res. Commun. in press. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7620/acce25

XPaths Inspiration


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About 3H4SDG:

Aguiar, A., Collste, D., Galafassi, D., Harmackova, Z., Houngbedji, K., Mesfin, M., Ndahiro, D., Pereira, L., Selomane, O., & van der Leeuw, S. (2019). The Second African Dialogue on the World In 2050: How to attain the SDGs within planetary boundaries: Agriculture and food systems. Report on a Multi-Actor Dialogue for TWI2050, 30 – 31 October 2018, Kigali, Rwanda. https://swed.bio/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/7017-0034-2nd-TWI2050-dialouge_report_WEB.pdf

Aguiar, A. P. D., Collste, D., Harmáčková, Z. V., Pereira, L., Selomane, O., Galafassi, D., Van Vuuren, D., & Van Der Leeuw, S. (2020). Co-designing global target-seeking scenarios: A cross-scale participatory process for capturing multiple perspectives on pathways to sustainability. Global Environmental Change, 65, 102198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102198

Collste, D. Three horizons for the SDGs: A cross-scale participatory approach for transformative pathways. IASC 2020 Web Conference on African Commons. Video: https://youtu.be/0i2iZqNSX90

Collste, D., Aguiar, A. P., Harmáčková, Z. V., Galafassi, D., Pereira, L., Selomane, O., & van der Leeuw, S. (2019, February 22). Three Horizons for the Sustainable Development Goals: A Cross-scale Participatory Approach for Sustainability Transformations. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/uhskb

Harmáčková, Z. V., Blättler, L., Aguiar, A. P. D., Daněk, J., Krpec, P., & Vačkářová, D. (2021). Linking multiple values of nature with future impacts: value-based participatory scenario development for sustainable landscape governance. Sustainability Science, 1, 3. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-021-00953-8

About the Senegal case study and Wayfinder prototype:

Goffner, D., Sinare, H., Gordon L.J. 2019 The Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative as an opportunity to enhance resilience in Sahelian landscapes and livelihoods. Reg Env Change.

About local to global interactions and the SDGs:

Downing, A. S., Wong, G. Y., Dyer, M., Aguiar, A. P., Selomane, O., & Jiménez Aceituno, A. (2021). When the whole is less than the sum of all parts – Tracking global-level impacts of national sustainability initiatives. Global Environmental Change, 69, 102306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102306

Jiménez-Aceituno, A., Peterson, G. D., Norström, A. V., Wong, G. Y., & Downing, A. S. (2020). Local lens for SDG implementation: lessons from bottom-up approaches in Africa. Sustainability Science, 15(3), 729–743. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-019-00746-0

Lara, L. G., Pereira, L. M., Ravera, F., & Jiménez-Aceituno, A. (2019). Flipping the Tortilla: Social-ecological innovations and traditional ecological knowledge for more sustainable agri-food systems in Spain. Sustainability (Switzerland), 11(5), 1222. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11051222

About scenario comparison using archetypes:

Sitas, N., Harmáčková, Z. V., Anticamara, J. A., Arneth, A., Badola, R., Biggs, R., Blanchard, R., Brotons, L., Cantele, M., Coetzer, K., Dasgupta, R., Den Belder, E., Ghosh, S., Guisan, A., Gundimeda, H., Hamann, M., Harrison, P. A., Hashimoto, S., Hauck, J., … Valle, M. (2019). Exploring the usefulness of scenario archetypes in science-policy processes: Experience across IPBES assessments. Ecology and Society, 24(3), 41. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11039-240335

Harmáčková, Z. V., & Vačkář, D. (2018). Future uncertainty in scenarios of ecosystem services provision: Linking differences among narratives and outcomes. Ecosystem Services, 33, 134–145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2018.06.005 

About modeling pathways to sustainable futures: 

Lade S. et al (2017), Resilience offers escape from trapped thinking on poverty alleviation. Science Advances, Vol. 3, no. 5, e1603043, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1603043

Collste, D. (2021). The Indivisible 2030 Agenda : Systems analysis for sustainability (PhD dissertation, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University). Retrieved from http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:su:diva-192266