IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia,...
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The commissioned report provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico. It explains policies and systems in the country on timber legality in diverse aspects including legal rights, permission and harvesting practises, environmental and social considerations, transport and trade. The report also explains exsiting mechanisms to...
The presentation provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico, and explains necessary procedures and documents for the legal timber. Also it illustrates timber production processes and existing mechanisms to verify the legality in the country, while discussing potential risks.
IGES made a proposal of an MRV methodology for the JCM projects which installs solar PV systems to the JCM Joint Committee between Mexico and Japan. The Joint Committee approved a methodology MX_AM001 Ver1.0 "Installation of Solar PV System" on the basis of this proposal. The attached proposed version (PM_001) includes three documents: the JCM...
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Biodiversity offset policy indication in Japan based on the experiences in Japan, the US, Australia and Europe
The 2009 edition of "Top News on the Environment in Asia" highlights three areas of significance for Asia under the section headings Global Warming, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Consumption and Production, and reports the important developments of 2009 as selected, for their own countries and for the region, by environment experts from...
「2009年アジアの環境重大ニュース」では、アジアにおける重要な環境トピックである「地球温暖化」、「生物多様性」、「持続可能な生産と消費」の3つに焦点を当て、国際機関とアジア太平洋地域23ヶ国の環境専門家が選んだ自国や地域内における2009年の重大ニュースを掲載している。 Remarks: English version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=2687
This report summarizes the current situations and challenges that developing Asia faces in introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). It also discusses various problems experienced by Japan, Korea and Taiwan after the introduction of EPR mechanisms prior to other Asian countries. It then explores issues related to international resource...