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Policy Brief
Solid waste management is a common, as well as a primary, environmental concern for many cities in developing countries. Despite the fact, Surabaya City, the second largest city in Indonesia with a population of three million, has successfully reduced its waste generation by more than 20% over a short period of time. The city has intensively...
Presentation

Facilitating Inter-city Cooperation to Promote Local Actions on Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

Policy Report

Mobilizing Public Support for a Sustainable Solid Waste Management: The Case Study of Santo Tomas Municipality, Philippines

Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Jessie
Todoc
The main objective of this study is to analyze the framework of solid waste management (SWM) system in the Philippines, identify good SWM practices, and formulate strategies for its replication in the country and among local government members of the Kitakyushu Initiative Network. Specifically it seeks to: 1. Analyze the mandates and role of local...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
The fourth meeting of the Kitakyushu Initiative Network in June 2007 that was held in Kitakyushu, Japan highlights the unanimous declaration of all participating local governments from Asia and the Pacific region that solid waste management (SWM) remains the most pressing environmental concern for cities and municipalities today. Indeed, solid...
Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
Urbanization, population growth and economic development are considered the main driving forces of solid waste management (SWM) issues in Asia and the Pacific region. These factors all together influence consumption rates that lead to accelerate waste generation and change waste components. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission in Asia...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment
本事業はマカッサル市にスラバヤ市で成功した住民参加による廃棄物管理モデルを移転し、同市の廃棄物発生量削減に貢献することを目標としている。そのため、本調査は事前に現地に赴き、同市のプロジェクト実施体制がどの程度できているか、利用可能な既存インフラがどの程度あるか、また廃棄物管理計画はどのようになっているかなどを確認し、実施計画を策定するために行う。 それと併行し、マカッサル市以外にも環境保全に熱心な4都市を選定し、同様にスラバヤ市の廃棄物管理モデルの移転可能性について現地調査する。そしてこの5都市を対象としたプロジェクト全体をペサマス(PESAMAS、住民主体のコンポスト化推進)事業と名付けることとする。
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Prapti
Wahyuningsih
ベトナム、インドネシアにおける3R国家戦略の策定の一環として、市民や民間セクターの幅広い関係者を対象とした3R促進活動(3Rモジュールの策定・配布等)の実施計画を策定する。このため、現地に赴き、UNCRDと連携しつつ、市民等の3Rに係わる理解促進のための教材のニーズ調査および適切な配布ルートの選定調査(現地政府・市民団体・企業などへの聞き取り調査等)を実施した。 A National 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) Strategy is currently being developed by the Ministry of Environment, Indonesia (KLH) in line with the newly enacted...