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IGES In-house seminar
Biofuels have been rapidly taken up by many countries in the Asia and Pacific region in order to meet their energy demands and developmental needs. Biofuels have been attributed to have advantages such as mitigation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy saving while producing them, and provision of employment. There are several studies...
Discussion Paper
Yati A. Bun
Despite reform of forest law to embrace the concept of sustainable forest management and the development of a raft of subordinate regulations/guidelines to implement the Forestry Act, forests in Papua New Guinea (PNG) continue to be degraded by industrial-scale commercial logging operations. Numerous independent reports over the past two decades...

Need to Reform International and Domestic Rules?

COP13 side event "Lessons learned from CDM capacity building: Is there a need to reform internation" 10 Dec 2007, Bali, Indonesia
Policy Report
Review of the Implementation Status of the Outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development -
This paper was prepared by Dr. SVRK Prabhakar of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), for the Regional Implementation Meeting for Asia and the Pacific for the sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16), 26-27 November 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Remarks: The original document can be downloaded from...
4th Asia DME Forum, Kitakyushu, Japan.
Biofuels have attracted much attention due to the exciting potential opportunities for them to contribute to increasing energy security, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries. However, there are also fears that, in practice, these opportunities may not be realised, and biofuels may...
Policy Report
This report presents the results of IGES research on public timber procurement policy to date. It includes a comparative analysis between Japan’s policy and those of several European countries. In addition to providing recommendations for further strengthening Japan’s policy, the report identifies a generic set of elements that public timber...

The role of the CDM in post 2012

Carbon Forum Asia: Carbon market Trade Fair and Conference, 6 Nov 2007, Singapore
Remarks: Organiser;International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)

Introduction of Additionality Tool

CDM Capacity Building Programme in Thailand, 8 Nov 2007, Bangkok, Thailand