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Conference Proceeding

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASIA

Nexus Observatory Workshop on “Water-Wastewater-Soil Nexus in Asia, 11th-12th December 2014 in Hayama, Japan
Data or Tool
Author:
Osamu BANNAI (Global Environment Centre Foundation)
Wee Kean FONG (IGES)
Takashi MORIMOTO (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.)
The book presents information on existing MRV schemes in Indonesian, like national GHG inventories and the Clean Development Mechanism, in easy-to-understand manner, namely the questions and answers form. The book also introduces lessons and good practices for developing countries regarding MRV.
Data or Tool
Author:
Osamu BANNAI (Global Environment Centre Foundation)
Wee Kean FONG (IGES)
Takashi MORIMOTO (Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.)
The book presents information on existing MRV schemes in Vietnamese, like national GHG inventories and the Clean Development Mechanism, in easy-to-understand manner, namely the questions and answers form. The book also introduces lessons and good practices for developing countries regarding MRV.
Working Paper
Forty years have passed since the first real conference on the environment and humans took place and it has now been twenty years since the concept of sustainable development (SD) entered the lexicon of the international development and policy arenas. During that period, several significant international agreements have laid out grand projects and...
Working Paper

The Value of Business Intelligence: Creating effective knowledge management systems for understanding the what, where, who and how of IGES's research and projects

This was an internal report assessing the status of IGES business intelligence.
Working Paper
During FY2013, the PMO Knowledge Management team conducted a quick study to provide a needs assessment and opportunity analysis of the external databases that are under IGES management. This review aimed to identify urgent needs for improvement in relation to the different databases as well as exploring opportunities to increase the level of...
Working Paper
During FY2013, PMO Knowledge Management undertook a study and pilot work to consider options for creating a visual map of where IGES is conducting its research activities which could serve as both an interactive outreach mechanism and an internal knowledge tool. This idea was also discussed with the Network and Outreach team who felt that this...
Data or Tool
UCI Machine Learning Repository
Data set for monitoring Japanese forest health using satellite imagery and machine learning techniques. Published in the UCI Machine Learning Repository ( http://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/datasets/Wilt ), the largest machine learning database worldwide. Researchers can use the data set to learn, develop, and improve methods for forest monitoring using...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Miyagi University of Education Environmental Education Centre Research Bulletin
Author:
Satoshi Shimano
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is an increasingly important issue on the global agenda with great effort being made through policy and science to minimize the impacts of disasters on humans and the environment. The paper discusses some components of capacity assessment that are relevant to strengthening DRR capacity and reference is made to the...