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Issue Brief
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Key Messages • With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their transformational potential. A lack of data from cities may nonetheless weaken the policies and monitoring systems needed to realize that promise. • This issue brief examines whether...
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Training or Learning Material
IGES Making Our Cities Climate-Sensitive e-Learning Video Series comprises two videos: 1) Overcoming floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and mitigation , 2) Participatory watershed land-use management approach: Interfacing science, policy and participation for effective decision making These two educational videos...
Training or Learning Material
IGES Making Our Cities Climate-Sensitive e-Learning Video Series comprises two videos: 1) Overcoming floods in the Philippines: A story of climate change adaptation and mitigation , 2) Participatory watershed land-use management approach: Interfacing science, policy and participation for effective decision making These two educational videos...
Commissioned Report

平成27年度フィリピン等における3R・適正処理の二国間協力に関する調査検討業務 報告書

Policy Report
Author:
Ruth
GUZMAN
Adnan
HEZRI
Athapol
ANUNTHAVORASAKUL
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has carried out policy research on strengthening capacities for effective implementation of Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and identifying pathways to facilitate mainstreaming of ESC with a specific focus on the roles governments can play in promoting sustainable consumption. An...
Commissioned Report
Ministry of Environment of Japan - Commissioned Report
This draft report documents progress made on the “Low Carbon Technology Transfer Preparedness Database Project”, supported by the Ministry of Environment Japan in FY 2014. The report’s key focus lies on documenting subnational data gaps, sources and access issues whilst also describing contributions made to international processes on data and...
Data or Tool
The Sustainable Cities Database is a new information resource to help sustainable development actors identify potential partner cities for low-carbon technology transfer projects. Spatial and Demographic Indicators: Spatial and demographic characteristics are described using a range of indicators, including population size and density, natural...
Presentation

3R Promotion at local level: Experiences in other Asian countries

Expert Talk on Solid Waste Management in Iskandar, SATREP's project
Policy Brief
IGES Policy Brief
Partly due to the worldwide upsurge in industrial demand for timber, the number of planted forests has increased ten-fold in the last 20 years. These planted forests currently comprise only about 5% of the world’s forest area, but supply 35% of industrial logs and have critical roles to play in releasing pressure on natural forests, mitigating...