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First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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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,...
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Inception Workshop of the Project on Low Carbon and Resilient Urban Food Systems
This presentation outlines the application of the ecological debt index (EDI) concept to assess urban households from the point of urban food systems. The concept is being developed for application in a UNEP 10FYP project being implemented in India in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA). The EDI enables users to assess...
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Forum on Urbban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies
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Reduction Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in addition to conventional GHG is an emerging mitigation approach in waste sector. City of Battambang (Cambodia), with the support of IGES, has implemented Participatory Waste Management Initiative which comprised of a series of activities intended for improving city's waste management system...
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Sustainable Development Transition Forum
This presentation derives few resilience messages based on the ongoing research in the field of natural resources management at IGES in Japan. Resilience is considered as a unifying concept for stakeholders working in the fields of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. While resilience refers to bouncing back to normalcy without...
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The 9th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific
Witnessing the increasing implications of climate change on peace, conflicts and crisis, the G7 countries commissioned an independent report to take a stock of climate change implications on states. The report, produced in 2015 by adelphi, Germany, identified that states could be seriously impacted by climate-fragility risks (CFRs) in ways that...
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Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance Workshop
Risk insurance has been proposed to provide as a means of buffering the financial shocks and to inculcate the habit of risk awareness among the farming communities. As a result, there have been several agricultural insurance programs put in place. However, the progress in the spread of insurance has been sluggish owing to several reasons which...
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2016 ACTS Workshop on Risk Management Innovations for Weather-Related Natural Disasters
Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
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UKM-SEADPRI Forum 2016
The presentation provides an understanding of the idiosyncratic and covariate risks associated with agriculture, provides an overview of the risk management approaches to address the risks in agriculture production and evaluates the risk insurance as an effective risk management approach for the most vulnerable in agriculture. Asia pacific region...
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CCAC-MSWI Latin America Regional Municipal Solid Waste Workshop
This presentation-- delivered at the Latin America Regional Municipal Solid Waste Workshop held 31 March- 1 April 2016 in Washington, D.C., USA, organized by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (CCAC-MSWI)-- provides an overview of the IGES-developed emissions calculation tool for short-lived climate -pollutants...