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Stockholm World Water Week 2018 Session on "Groundwater-based natural infrastructure solutions: The missing link to resilience?"
Kumamoto is a rare case of fully functional PES for over 13 years; Willingness between buyers and sellers is one of the basic conditions for establishing PES. However, willingness are always not sufficient condition for groundwater recharge, which are difficult to quantify and verify; Role of intermediary institutions such as local agriculture...
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International Conference of Asia-Pacific Planning Societies 2017
In this paper, the authors aim to examine the role of public spaces and places in revitalization of local communities for creating livable cities in Japan. The Place-making and Social Actions based on a collection of quick, simple, temporary and sustainable changes in the spaces, intended to improve the local communities and cities consider as an...
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The 4th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs)
State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific Project was formulated as a joint initiative of Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), United Nations Centre for Regional Development as a secretariat of Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to respond the needs to assess the progress of 3R...
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THE 1st SYMPOSIUM ON TONLE SAP WATER ENVIRONMENT
The author explained about the roles of hydropower in ensuring the energy security in the Mekong region. Based on a critical review of the current trend of hydropower development, it argued that existing approach of uncoordinated Mekong mainstream hydropower development cannot ensure sustainable development; rather it causes negative impacts on...
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The HDCA 2016 Conference: Capability and Diversity in a Global Society
This paper discusses the experience and lessons learned from the development of a new environmental learning programme and materials for the junior high schools in Mandalay City with key stakeholders to address waste management and its environmental issues. Aiming to establish the 3R practices (reduce, reuse and recycle) to reduce waste generation...
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Opportunity cost analysis of land use changes in Karen indigenous community in Thailand °Jintana Kawasaki1, Yasuo Takahashi1, Henry Scheyvens1 and Prasert Trakansphakon2 Karen indigenous people most living in and around the state forests in northern Thailand have long been practicing the traditional rotation farming (RF) for their subsistence food....
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First National/City Workshops for Developing National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This baseline report, supported by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and prepared in advance of Myanmar's First National/ City-level Workshops on Waste Management Strategy Development held 13-17 June 2016, focuses on three main objectives: i) to review the scope and effectiveness of Myanmar’s current waste...
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Education for Sustainable Development: Towards the Sustainable University. Conference on Education for Sustainability in Higher Education: Achievements and Prospects. Plymouth University, UK, 2015
Drawing on education for sustainable development (ESD) research findings, existing literature and current discourse on the future of education (especially at conferences and education policy processes, the paper discusses aspects of quality education and ESD and proposes that the two should be merged into quality education for sustainable...
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Social Learning for Sustainable Lifestyles: Case Studies in Community-based inquiry and collaborative learning for sustainability

PERL Conference, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris,10-11 March 2015