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The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), and thereby to contribute to the realisation of “living in harmony with nature”. The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding programme...
Conference Proceeding
First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...
Conference Proceeding
Despite the region’s vulnerability to climate change, there is a serious lack of capacity in Asia for developing quality project proposals for climate change adaptation that can attract financing, which largely hinders implementation of Paris Agreement and the 2030 Development Agenda. Capacity building programmes are needed so that local...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Tsukasa
Saito
This proceeding is related to the “Training of Trainers’ workshop held on 15 October 2018 at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India which was conducted under the Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP), specifically as part of the activities under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project)...
Conference Proceeding
World Sustainable Development Summit 2019
A Thematic Track Titled: Promoting Cleaner Technologies in SMEs was held on February 11, 2019 at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2019 , New Delhi, India. It was also a part of the activities conducted in India in FY2018 under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project) funded by...
Technical Report
Author:
Tsukasa
Saito
This technical report is related to the Feasibility Study (FS) on the potential application of Japanese low carbon technologies, namely compressed air system which was conducted in India in FY2018 under the Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP), specifically as part of the activities the project on evaluation and verification of CO2...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Shivantha
Goonasekera
Hemanthi
Goonasekera
IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and UNEP-IETC undertook preliminary discussions with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (MOMDE) in March 2018. In October 2018, MOMDE and CCET agreed to work together in the development of waste management strategy and action plan for Negombo city. Moreover,...
Conference Proceeding
WEPA International Workshop on “Roles of decentralized wastewater and septage management in addressing the challenges and accelerating the progress of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) in Asia”
The Asia-Pacific region, with over 4.6 billion people by 2016, is the home of nearly 60% of the world population. Rapid population growth, urbanization, industrialization and changes in consumption patterns, including shifting diets toward highly water-intensive foods such as meats, which have led to a significant increase in water demand, and...
Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...
Conference Proceeding
3RINCs
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In order to assist policymakers and implementers at the national and city level to select and implement appropriate waste management technologies for improving the waste management, CCET (IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies) aims to develop a series of waste management guidelines on the targeted subjects related to the...