Countries in the Asia-Pacific region have made tremendous progress over recent decades in growing their economies, but at serious costs to biodiversity and ecosystem services. The region has entered a development context that is increasingly influenced by resource constraints and growing risks. Through solution-oriented multidisciplinary research, the Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services team aims to guide policies and practices that support human development through the integrated management of natural resources. NRE research is framed by an understanding that sustainable and equitable management of natural resources requires robust governance structures, enhanced accountability and coordinated sustainability approaches across all policy levels.
Both the full report and summary documents are attached. Recognising the need to integrate DRR and CCA into policies and institutions in The ASEAN Member States, JICA has supported implementation of a project on ‘Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration’. The...
The guardians of Ecuador’s dry forest: A story of community resilienceBiodiversity and Resilience Indicators: Communities managing production landscapes and seascapes
・Empowering Women to Mitigate Climate Change: Gender-responsive Approaches ・Mainstreaming Gender into Climate Mitigation Actions in Nine Steps
・Overcoming Floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and mitigation ・Participatory Watershed Land-Use Management Approach: Interfacing science, policy and participation
REDD+ engagement types preferred by Japanese private firms: The challenges and opportunities in relation to private sector participation
Achievements, challenges and ways forward for the Satoyama Development Mechanism: A self-assessment by the SDM S ecretariat
Comparing Deep Neural Networks, Ensemble Classifiers, and Support Vector Machine Algorithms for Object-Based Urban Land Use/Land Cover Classification
Toward a policy mix in conservation governance: A case of Gunung Palung National Park, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Integrating spatial accessibility estimates derived from crowdsourced, commercial, and authoritative geo-datasets: Case study of mapping accessibility to urban green space in the Tokyo-Yokohama area
IGES, in collaboration with the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TokyoTech) and Institute of Technology Cambodia (ITC), and with support from JST and JICA-funded SATREPS project “"Establishment of Environmental Conservation Platform of Tonle Sap...
IGES began participation, as an Assessment Partner, in the "New York Declaration on Forests”. In this role, IGES will contribute to the evaluation of progress on the Declaration, based on the Institute’s expertise in forest conservation.
On the afternoon of 21 May 2019, in Hayama, Japan, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the National Institute of Ecology (NIE), signed a memorandum of understanding. IGES was represented by its Executive Director, Hideyuki...