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National project proposal to upgrade Surabaya's successful solid waste management practice

Submitted to BAPPENAS (National Development Planning Agency), KLH (Ministry of Environment) and PU (Ministry of Public Works) in Indonesia
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Discussion Paper
This paper introduces the REPA model, which stands for Regional Environmental Policy Assessment model. The REPA model is a multiregional computable general equilibrium model developed based on the GTAP-E model. The main objective of the REPA model is to assess potential impacts of implementing a set of environmental policy instruments (policy...
Discussion Paper
The Second International Symposium on Food and Water Sustainability in Asia 2008
Author:
Eiji
Yamaji
Jureerat
Boonwan
Burning is the most simple and cheap method for small-scale farmers to manage plant residue. This practice does provide immediate benefits to farmers, but the wider immediate and long-term negative impacts are much larger. The objective of this study is to elaborate an alternative model for environmental and economically sound plant residue...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Andreas
Tuerk
This paper is part of a project called “Linkages among Emissions Trading Schemes and with offset projects” which is carried out under the international research network Climate Strategies, with headquarter in Cambridge, UK. Within this project, several reputed international research institutes including IGES collaborate to explore possible linkage...
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"The Energy Sustainability Challenge: Fuelling Cooperation between Asia and Europe" 18 – 19 September 2008, Dublin, Ireland RAPPORTEURS' REPORT

ASIA-EUROPE ENVIRONMENT FORUM 6TH ROUNDTABLE
Author:
Walker-Leigh, Vanya
Policy Brief
 現在アジアの開発途上国では、産業活動の集中がもたらす負の影響に対処するための懸命な取り組みが行われている。産業エコロジー理論の影響を受けた多くの地域では、経済発展を阻害せずに産業の環境負荷を軽減する戦略として、エコタウンやエコインダストリアルパークが推進されている。これらのエコアプローチが採用されているのは、現時点ではまだ都市部を拠点とする従来の製造業に限られているが、製造業を中心とする国々にとっては優れたモデルとなる。  一方、従来型の製造業だけでなく新たな産業の導入を進めている国の場合は、農村地域、特にまだ自然が残る都市農村境界域に開発のチャンスが秘められている。これらの地域では既に、原材料の供給源と都市部市場への平等なアクセスを目的とした新興産業のクラスターが形成されているが...