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Annual Report
IGES Annual Report for FY2002 in Japanese. この「IGES 2002年度年報」は、2002年4月1日から2003年3月31日にわたる地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)の活動をまとめたものです。 [ 目次 ] 1. IGESの概要 2. 2002年度の事業活動 I 概観 II 各研究プロジェクトの活動報告 - 気候政策 - 都市環境管理 - 森林保全 - 環境教育 - 長期展望・政策統合(含 環境産業) - 企業と環境 III 人材開発プログラム IV IPCC/TSUの活動状況 V 国際会議等への貢献 - ヨハネスブルグサミット(WSSD)への貢献 - 気候変動枠組条約第8回締約国会議(COP8)への貢献 - アジア太平洋環境開発フォーラム(APFED...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Ryutaro Hashimoto
Water is vital for the life and health of people and ecosystems and a basic requirement for the development of countries, but many people lack access to adequate and safe water to meet their most basic needs. Water resources and their related ecosystems are now under threat from pollution, unsustainable use, climate change and many other forces....
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Wouter Lincklaen Arriens
This paper presents the issues and concerns of the water sector in Asia and the Pacific, as well as the actions of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to address existing problems and ensure the sustainability of water resources in the region. These water issues may be classified into institutional, resources management, and service delivery issues....
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Shigetaka Taniyama
The farmers of the Asian monsoon region have traditionally practiced forms of rice cultivation uniquely adapted to the climate of the region, which is characterized by annual precipitation far in excess of the global average of 800 mm and clearly delineated wet and dry seasons. In this region, water is used dynamically as part of a larger cycle...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Hidetoshi Kitawaki
In developing countries, the major meaning of "sanitation" is the management of human excreta. In developing countries with poor water supply and sanitation systems, life expectancy is far lower than in industrialized countries. The causes of deaths are also quite different; infectious diseases account for more than 40 percent of deaths in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Mikiyasu Nakayama
Basin countries of the lower Mekong River established the Mekong River Commission in 1995, replacing the former Mekong Committee created in 1957. At a glance, the role of the former resembles the latter, while the political and societal situation nowadays has provided quite a different set of mandates. In this paper, the changes observed and the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Changming Liu
Hongxing Zheng
The Yellow River basin in China is harshly confronted by frequent water shortages and serious water pollution, along with the associated problems of intensifying floods and the deterioration of the ecology and environment. Water-related problems have become significant obstacles to sustainable development in the region, which points to the...