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Book Chapter
In ESD Practices in Addressing Biodiversity
Author:
Shimano Satoshi
Mochizuki Yoko
This case study on ESD and natural resource utilisation offers a good example of multi-stakeholder social learning for regional sustainable development based on partnerships between environmentalists and farmers. A citizen's movement to conserve a wetland evolved into a participatory programme for engaging with the community for the preservation of...
Policy Report
This paper documents the experience of two cities in Kyushu area, including Minamata and Oki Town which have developed an innovative strategy to reduce waste generation with the aim of achieving zero-waste society. The paper presents an overview of these innovative strategies and summarises the key findings and lessons learned. The information was...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Ranjith Perera
Ariva Sugandi Permana
Wanpen Charoentrakulpeeti
Cities in Asian developing countries are generally characterized by a relatively high density, low levels of motorization, relatively high public transport and bicycle usage, high density corridor orientations radiating from the city centre, and generally mixed land uses (SUTP, 2003). This statement brings into two situations; first, with respect...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Heru Sutomo
Fajar Saumatmaji
Restu Novitarini Djarwoningrum
Jakarta, Indonesian capital with population of around 7.5 millions (Statistics Jakarta, 2004) is striving with transport and environmental problems. World Bank ranked Jakarta as the third most polluted city, not to mention the serious congestion takes place everyday. The dominating private motorcars including motorcycles is evident. Road public...
Report Chapter
In Air Pollution Control in the Transportation Sector: Third Phase Research Report of the Urban Environmental Management Project
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is commonly understood to mean a system that emphasises priority for and rapid movement of buses by securing segregated busways, although there is no precise definition of what constitutes a BRT system (International Energy Agency (IEA) 2002; Wright 2005). From an environmental perspective, BRTs have the potential to reduce...