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Conference Proceeding
Contents: (1) State and the Community in Water management Case of the Damodar Valley Corporation, India by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt (2) Rewarding Communities for Keeping Rivers Clearn? First Steps in a River Care Program in West Lambung-Indonesia by Rudy Harto Widodo, S. Suyanto et. al. (3) Consumers Education, Representation and Participation in...
Discussion Paper

Illegal Logging in Asia: Overview and the Need for Countermeasures that are Infomred by a thorough Understanding of Community needs and Rights

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Groundwater has been overexploited in some Asian cities, causing significant problems such as land subsidence. The resource is also under the threat of aquifer contamination. The SWMP project formulated 14 recommendations, beased on teh SWMP study aiming to achieve sustainable groundwater management in the Asian cities. The recommendations...
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The Freshwater Resources Management Proejct at IGES has been carrying out research since 2004. The project comprises two man research components: Sustainable Water Management Policy (SWMP), and Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA). Remarks: A4 size leaflet (PR materials)
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In consideration of the importance of a platform for sharing knowledge and information on water environment management in Asia, the Water Envrionment Partnership in Asia (WEPA) - a partnership of 11 Asian countries - developed a database. The formation of the WEPA initiative was first proposed by the Ministry of the Environment Japan at the 3rd...
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IGES attended an international workshop on Trade in Wood Products in South-East Asia in Kuala Lumpur from 24-25 May. The workshop was organised within the Trans-Regional EU-ASEAN Trade Initiative (TREATI) framework, designed to enhance trade relations between ASEAN and the EU. On behalf of the Directorate General Trade of the European Commission,...
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On 19 and 20 January 2006, an Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting took place at Chatham House, Royal Institute of International Affairs in London. As the seventh in a regular series of biannual consultations, this meeting provided a valuable opportunity to gather up-to-date information on the illegal logging and timber trade...
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Policy Brief
Small forest enterprises are a feature of forestry in many tropical countries and could play an important role in supplying certified timber to Japan and other importer countries, particularly to niche markets. アジア太平洋地域では、多くの天然林の減少や劣化が複合的な要因により急速に進んでいる中で、持続可能な森林管理のあり方が模索されており、熱帯材の主要輸入国である日本でも、「国等による環境物品等の調達の推進等に関する法律」(グリーン購入法)に基づく基本方針を改訂...
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