Maldives has had to face a growing challenge in managing its solid waste and associated environmental, economic and social issues. This situation is even worse in small islands due to the size of the island communities, insufficient infrastructure and waste transportation difficulties, absence of sufficient budget and appropriate cost recovery...
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Just like in any city, the waste management has always been a major societal issue for Phnom Penh. The monthly amount of disposed waste at the landfill more than doubled in the past decade owing to factors such as population growth, economic growth, changes in industrial structure and of people’s lifestyle. While Phnom Penh Capital Administration...
Submission to Policy Process
Initiatives on Food Waste Prevention in Japan
9th meeting of Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste (WPRPW), OECD
During the 9th WPRPW meeting of OECD, food waste prevention and good practices in assessing the related policies were discussed in a roundtable session. From Japan, Hotta from IGES shared information on Japan's initiative on food waste prevention in Japan and submitted a short report to WPRPW process.
7th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
The summary of discussion of the country break-out session 2 (Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Palau, Solomon Island, Viet Nam) at 7th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific was made by session facilitator, Yasuhiko Hotta, Area Leader of SCP Area, IGES.