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Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Ecology and Conservation
Owing to the huge number of species observations that can be collected by non-professional scientists, “citizen science” has great potential to contribute to scientific knowledge on invasive alien species (IAS). Citizen science has existed for centuries, but the recent adoption of information and communications technology (ICT) in this field (e.g....
Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Author:
Lin
Gao
Xiaofei
Wang
Qingiu
Tian
Yu
Wang
Jochem
Verrelst
Xihan
Mu
Xingfa
Gu
Green fractional vegetation cover (fc) is an important phenotypic factor in the fields of agriculture, forestry, and ecology. Spatially explicit monitoring of fc via relative vegetation abundance (RA) algorithms, especially those based on scaled maximum/minimum vegetation index (VI) values, has been widely investigated in remote sensing research....
Research Report
Author:
Kaoru
Ichikawa
Suneetha M.
Subramanian
Shamik
Chakraborty
This second volume’s theme is “mainstreaming concepts and approaches of SEPLS into policy and decision-making “, covering topics including advocacy, multi-stakeholder engagement, facilitation and coordination of institutions, concrete tools and information useful for policymakers and stakeholders. The volume compiles seven selected case studies...
Presentation
Workshop on “Harnessing of Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Making Path of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to Country Actions”
In the first part, the author provided a background on the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nation General Assembly on 25th September 2015, along with a set of 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred as a universal, integrated and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Shogoro
Fujiki
Ryota
Aoyagi
Atsushi
Tanaka
Nobuo
Imai
Arif Data
Kusma
Yuyun
Kurniawan
Ying Fah
Lee
John Baptist
Sugau
Joan T.
Pereira
Kanehiro
Kitayama
Assessment of the progress of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the safeguarding of ecosystems from the perverse negative impacts caused by Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) requires the development of spatiotemporally robust and sensitive indicators of...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 産業と教育
2015年9月、ニューヨークにある国連本部で「国連持続可能な開発サミット」が開催され、「我々の世界を変革する:持続可能な開発のための2030アジェンダ」が採択された。あわせて、17の目標と169のターゲットからなる「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」が合意された。SDGsは、アジェンダを実現していくための実施計画の目標と位置付けられている。世界レベルにおいて、持続可能な社会づくりの最大の課題は人口の急増といえる。2011年に70億人を突破した世界の人口は、2050年には96億人にも達するともいわれている。人口が増加すると当然食糧や資源の需要量が増大する。また、一人ひとりの生活レベルの向上に伴い、一人当たりの資源・エネルギー消費量も増大していくだろう。一方、日本では農林水産業が衰退の一途をたどり...
Presentation

Groundwater irrigation for climate-proof agriculture in Lao PDR: How the country could benefit from international experiences?

2nd WORLD IRRIGATION FORUM
Author:
Hiromasa
Hamada
Anousith
Keophoxay
Paul
Pavelic
Corentin
Clement
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Commissioned Report
Author:
Paul
Pavelic
et al.
Owing to a high prevalence of rural poverty in Lao PDR, improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers by increasing their productivity is a high priority for the Government. Smallholder farming relies primarily on rainfall, which is prone to shortfalls and occasional droughts during the crop planting season. Reliable irrigation supplies would...
Non Peer-reviewed Article

人と動物の関係を理解するための 生態学および人類学の学際的なデータの重要性

In 海外の森林と林業
第 26 回日本熱帯生態学会年次大会公開シンポジウム「変わりゆく熱帯で暮らす—人と動物たち」におけるコメント