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Presentation
Second CCET National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This presentation, delivered at Myanmar's Second National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar, held 5-6 and 8 December in Yangon and Mandalay City, respectively, outlines the stakeholder consultation and strategy formulation process employed by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Food waste remains a critical issue in Japan, especially in light of the country's low food self-sufficiency rate and shortage of available landfill sites for waste disposal. In order to evaluate options for further preventing and mitigating food waste in Japan, we analyzed food waste trends by estimating the disparity between calorie/protein...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
A key but contentious aspect of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the means of implementation (MOI). Many developing countries emphasize the importance of international assistance while developed countries focus more on domestic financing and the private sector. The text of the SDGs includes a broad range of MOI. However, a discussion has...
Presentation
International Sustainable Transitions Conference IST 2016 Wuppertal, Germany
It’s difficult to assess social impact of transition research (especially in the short term). This paper develops an assessment framework which classifies the different stages or process of impact generation and proposes intermediate process-based indicators drawing on this framework. We hope this will be practically useful to help organizations to...
Presentation
11th Policy Forum of Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth
This presentation, delivered at the 11th Policy Forum of the Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth (SINGG), held in Seoul, Korea 7-9 September 2016, co-organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Ministry of Environment, Korea and , discusses international cooperation on the resource...
Conference Proceeding
First Workshop on the Development of National Waste Management Strategy for Myanmar
This workshop report documents the proceedings of Myanmar’s first Workshop focused on the development of its National Waste Management Strategy, held June 13-15 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) of the Government of Myanmar, UN Environment’s...
Conference Proceeding
This workshop report highlights the main points of discussion during Mandalay City's first Workshop focused on the development of its Municipal Waste Management Strategy, held June 16-17 in Mandalay, Myanmar. Organized in collaboration with the Mandalay City Development Committee, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation...
Conference Paper
First National/City Workshops for Developing National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This baseline report, supported by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and prepared in advance of Myanmar's First National/ City-level Workshops on Waste Management Strategy Development held 13-17 June 2016, focuses on three main objectives: i) to review the scope and effectiveness of Myanmar’s current waste...
Presentation
First National/City Workshops for Developing National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This presentation, delivered at Myanmar's First National/City Workshops for Developing National/City Waste Management Strategies held 13-17 June, 2016, summarizes the main challenges identified by the country's quick study/baseline assessment with regard to waste management at the national and sub-national levels. Challenges are classified...
Working Paper
Author:
GILLENWATER Michael, Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
Observations from Party submissions after Paris on topics related to capacity building revealed multiple suggestions on enhancing capacity building in developing countries. However, few Parties clearly identified or envisaged a transformation of international capacity building to meet the massively increased demand associated with all countries,...