Dr.
Jintana KAWASAKI

Former Staff (from Jan 1998 - Jun 2017 )
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The Asia-Pacific region faces a fundamental dilemma. Over recent decades the region has achieved tremendous economic growth that has lifted millions of its people out of poverty and raised living standards, but in many places the way land is being used to generate this growth is unsustainable. Land has been exploited – growing economies regardless...
Policy Brief
This policy brief advocates the landscape approach in areas where competing demands on land and natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region can be observed. The landscape approach enables development while protecting and enhancing ecosystems and their services. Definitions, a set of normative principles and recommendations, including building on...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Sithong
Thongmanivong
Chittana
Phompila
Douangta
Bouaphavong
Lao PDR has development of forest planation industry based on smallholders. Teak was first planted in Luang Prabang Province since 1950s. Teak plantation have capacity to provide significant financial benefits to smallholders. Although the Lao timber industry has grown rapidly over the past ten decades, the export value of finished wood products...
Commissioned Report
Author:
Hyakumura
Kimihiko
Lao PDR and Japan signed a bilateral document for the introduction of the JCM on 7 August, 2013. The first JCM meeting was held on 16 May 2014 to discuss (1) rules of implementation for JCM and JCM rules of procedures for the Joint Committee, (2) JCM project cycle procedure and ten forms related to the procedure, and (3) including REDD+ in the...
Commissioned Report
REDD+の効果的な実施に向けた具体的な方策を示すため、REDD+の国際的な制度の動向等について多角的に調査・分析を行い、得られた結果について体系的に整理した。1-1ではUNFCCCを中心とした国際的な議論の動向について取りまとめた。1-2では、既存のクレジット制度である京都メカニズムの共同実施に注目した。1-3では、現在進んでいるREDD+に係る資金拠出に係る取組状況として、緑の気候基金、世界銀行の森林炭素パートナーシップ基金、The REDD+ Early Movers Programについて調査した。1-4では、REDD+に関する政策的な検討や各国の緩和対策の中での位置付けとREDD+活動の実施状況を、JCMパートナー国5カ国(インドネシア、ベトナム、カンボジア、ラオス、コスタリカ...
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Commissioned Report
途上国の森林減少・劣化に由来する温室効果ガス排出の削減等(以下「REDD+」という。)は重要な気候変動対策であり、気候変動に関する国際連合枠組条約の第21回締約国会議(COP21)で合意された「パリ協定」にもその実施と支援を奨励することが明記されたところである。 REDD+の推進には、途上国に対する資金と技術の提供が必要とされているが、公的資金には限界があることから、今後、REDD+の取組みを拡大していくには、民間セクターからの資金や技術の提供が鍵となる。しかしながら、民間セクターがREDD+に対して投資するには、排出削減クレジットが獲得できる等のインセンティブが必要(①)とされる。また、途上国がREDD+を実施するには、COP決定を踏まえつつ、各々の国情に応じた排出削減量の算定...
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Conference Proceeding
The IPBES-JBF Sub-regional Dialogue Workshop on Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK) for South-East and North-East Asia sub-region
The Karen indigenous people have lived on a mixed agroecosystem centered on traditional rotational farming (RF) for over 300 years in mountainous northern Thailand. Over generations they have accumulated local knowledge on species and ecosystems that has enabled them to provide for their livelihood needs while managing the land and natural...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Sithong
Thongmanivong
Chittana
Phompila
Vansaluem
Phengvichit
Sengmany
Boutthavong
Although teak plantations have expanded rapidly over the past decades in Lao PDR, a number of smallholders who has formally registered their plantation is small. Development of a legal registration system for teak plantations in Luang Prabang is facing difficulties due to a lack of financial support and human resource, including capacity to carry...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Douangta
Bouaphavong
Songklod
Jarusombuti
Sithong
Thongmanivong
Chittana
Phompila
Although there are increased numbers of smallholder teak producers in Luang Prabang Province who are processing timbers e.g. sawing wood and producing furniture products, the quality of these products is very low. The poor quality of these products is associated with mainly timber drying to meet an equivalent moisture content (EMC). Local small...
Commissioned Report
In Thailand, many people blame the rotational farming (RF) system of the Karen people to be responsible for extensive forest loss. Even the Government has the ideas to limit the area of RF, and set up policies to encourage the conversion of land under RF to commercial crop production particularly maize production. The Institute for Global...
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