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Presentation
Nagoya University Global Environmental Leaders Program
This presentation is about how developing countries are placed within the issue of climate change building debate over who should take the burden and why. It begins with the circumstances of developing countries both as contributors to the climate change in terms of GHG emissions and as receivers of climate change impacts. In this context,...
Policy Brief
熱帯途上国において違法伐採が森林劣化や森林喪失の大きな原因となる中、本ポリシー・ブリーフでは、税関間の協力により違法伐採された木材貿易を阻止する取り組みに焦点を当てたIGESとNGO(ザ・ネイチャー・コンサーバンシー)の共同研究による知見を紹介し、税関間のさらなる協力を促す具体的な選択肢や提言を明示している。 Remarks: English version is available at: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=2934
Working Paper
This paper discusses the policy and implementation context of the REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) demonstration activity in Ulu Masen in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is argued that the slow endorsement of the demonstration activity by the Indonesian government may be due to mistiming in relation to the...
Working Paper
IGES Working Paper Series
Risk insurance can provide an effective means of catastrophic risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the developing countries. The ongoing discussions by the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change are putting substantial efforts to promote climate change adaptation through international...
Presentation
JICA Training Course on Climate Change Adaptation
This presentation introduces the principles of adaptation decision making for developing countries and identifies a set of important aspects to be considered to achieve what is called no-regrets adaptation. Aimed at the practitioners, this presentation also introduces them to a variety of online databases and networks that are engaged in...
Book Chapter
In UNFCCC: Action on the ground: A synthesis of activities in the areas of education, training and awareness-raising for adaptation
The most important challenge in achieving holistic capacity-building in the developing Asia-Pacific region is the inadequacy of information on: The roles of different stakeholders in adaptation planning and implementation; the existing capacities and needs of different stakeholders; and lack of stock-taking exercise on key outcomes of earlier...
Policy Brief
In tropical developing countries, illegal logging is a significant cause of forest degradation and can lead to permanent forest loss. This policy brief presents the findings from an IGES-The Nature Conservancy (TNC) study that investigated the potential for customs authorities to contribute to combating the international trade in illegal timber....
Book Chapter
In Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Asian Perspectives
Cambodia is one of the most vulnerable countries to climatic and non-climatic vagaries in the Southeast Asia. Annual river floods along the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers are more common during monsoon season and are the most important developmental concerns in the region. Cambodia has put in place the National Committee for Disaster Management that...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In UNU Our World 2.0
Many countries have developed a keen interest in the potential of biofuels and instituted policies to promote their production. India became one of the major biofuel producers in Asia, with its bioethanol production hitting the 1 billion liter mark in 2008, second only after China. The evolving debate on biofuels focuses both on the need to produce...