The research partners are:
  1. Open Systems Research Group, Communication & Systems Department, The Open University, UK
  2. Landwise Scotland, UK
  3. Communications and Innovation Studies Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  4. Department of Landscape Planning, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  5. Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, INRA–SAD, France
  6. Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali e delle Produzioni Vegetali Sez. AgronomiaUniversità Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  7. ARCADIS Ruimtelijke Ontwikkeling, The Netherlands
The research teams worked with case study partners at various sites in England, Scotland, The Netherlands, the Atlantic coast of France and the Marche region of Italy. The research was mostly conducted as a process of co-learning and action researching.