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Book Chapter
In Global Environmental Outlook for Youth: Asia-Pacific
Author:
Aruna
Dias
Neil
Lopez
Jiyoon
Song
Yuta
Uchiyama
This Chapter highlights selected resilience and sustainability measures that can be implemented in cities and towns now to ensure that our communities, as well as future generations, will be able to deal with the difficult challenges our region faces. Sections 4.2 and 4.3 deal with building resilience of cities and towns to climate-related...
Book Chapter
In Asia-Pacific Landscape Transformations: Solutions for Sustainability
Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of land intensification that have degraded agricultural land and caused great environmental harm. Underlying drivers affecting land conversion to and from agriculture...
Book Chapter
In Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations
Author:
Rajib
Shaw
Mrittika
Basu
Salinity is one of the major drivers of environmental change and a persistent stressor in coastal areas, often resulting from prolonged storm and tidal surge flooding. Especially in case of the Asian Mega Deltas, where vast number of communities depends on coastal agriculture as sole livelihood, salinity is compounding as an immediate as well as...
Commissioned Report
本業務では、対象国における廃棄物管理に関するガイドライン策定への支援、廃棄物発電設備に係る発注仕様書の作成、廃棄物発電技術の海外展開に向けた戦略検討等アジア地域における3R 及び廃棄物の適正処理の推進のための事業を行った。 これら業務実施のため、インドネシア、タイ、フィリピン、ベトナム、マレーシア及びミャンマーで現地調査及び会議を開催するとともに、フィリピンでは第3 回環境政策対話を実施した。
Commissioned Report
Author:
The Final Strategy Formulation Workshop for the Development of Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan of Phnom Penh was jointly organized on 9 January 2018 by Phnom Penh Capital Hall (PPCH), IGES-CCET, and Nexus for Development, marking an important milestone for the development of city’s waste management policy. The workshop was the last step...
Commissioned Report
2050 年までに温室効果ガスの排出を世界で半減させるためには、経済成長が著しいアジアにおいて、持続可能な低炭素社会の構築に向けた動きを加速させることが必要である。近年、経済成長著しいアジアの都市では、急激な都市化により、資源やエネルギー消費量が増大し、交通量増加に伴う交通渋滞が頻発しており、生活や経済活動に伴う廃棄物、排水、排ガス、温室効果ガス(GHG)等の排出量が増加するなど、住民の生活環境の悪化を招いている。これらの都市の経済成長を維持しながら快適な生活環境を守っていくには、効率的な資源循環や省エネ施策を推進し、環境負荷を最小限に留める持続可能な都市形成にシフトしていかなければならない。 我が国は、開発途上国においてこのような取組を支援すべく、GHG...
Commissioned Report
本業務は、この新たに策定された行動計画のうち、「気候変動対応」と「グリーン経 済への移行」の2分野に関連する共同研究について、これまで三カ国で実施してきた共 同研究の内容及び成果を踏まえ、今後の研究方針計画を策定し、中国及び韓国の担当者 と協議を行い、三カ国間で今後の進め方を提案することを目的とする。このほか、我が 国がTEMM の枠組みをはじめとする数多くの環境協力を中国及び韓国と行っているこ とに鑑み、今後のTEMM に関する行動計画をはじめ、中国及び韓国との環境協力の効 率的な推進のため、中国及び韓国における環境行政の体制及び活動実態について分析し、 これをまとめた資料を作成することを目的とする。また、平成28 年4月、第18 回 TEMM(TEMM18)は、静岡市にて開催された...
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Commissioned Report
The objective of this work was to develop a research plan and propose how the three countries could move forward on joint research related to two of the priority areas in the Joint Action Plan (Climate Change Response and Transition to a Green Economy), in consultation with the counterparts from Korea and China, based on results of the previous...
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...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Author:
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan
Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3} Water scarcity is expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3} The impacts of climate change...