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Business Report
The Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment is a 10-year programme aimed at achieving improvement in the urban environment by building the capacities of local governments in urban environmental management through fostering information exchange, dissemination of case studies and analysis of successful practices to support their replication, as...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
Asia-Pacific Forum for Environment and Development (APFED) was established in 2001 by the Environment Congress for Asia and the Pacific (ECO ASIA), as a forum to address critical issues facing the Asia-Pacific region and to propose a model of equitable and sustainable development for the region. The 26 members of APFED were nominated by countries...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1 (Summer 2002)
A decade after the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the landscape of domestic and international finance for sustainable development displays a mixed picture in the Asia and Pacific region. In a large number of countries, domestic resources have not been able to meet the...