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Discussion Paper
Author:
Ranjith Perera
Urban land use observably induces and generates traffic particularly where segregation among categories of land uses are distinct. Zoning in land use that distinguishes residential and commercial zones would create the needs of motorized transport due to journey to works and other purposes, provided that the proximity between residential and...
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Groundwater has been overexploited in some Asian cities, causing significant problems such as land subsidence. The resource is also under the threat of aquifer contamination. The SWMP project formulated 14 recommendations, beased on teh SWMP study aiming to achieve sustainable groundwater management in the Asian cities. The recommendations...
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In consideration of the importance of a platform for sharing knowledge and information on water environment management in Asia, the Water Envrionment Partnership in Asia (WEPA) - a partnership of 11 Asian countries - developed a database. The formation of the WEPA initiative was first proposed by the Ministry of the Environment Japan at the 3rd...
Policy Brief
Many Asian cities have greatly relied on groundwater in the course of their development. Large populations and concentrations of industrial activity in urban areas intensified the stress on groundwater. Such stress has resulted in environmental problems, such as the drawdown of water tables, land subsidence and saltwater intrusion, which interfered...
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At the IGES, we have been announcing the top news on the environment in the Asia-Pacific region every year since 1998. This has been with the aim of collecting and organising information about environmental issues and policy trends in the region, and to report on how the region addresses environmental problems and how it works to create a...
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はじめに 1 概観:2000 年アジア太平洋地域の環境に関する動向と課題 153KB 8 [アジア太平洋地域] 市村雅一(環境政策専門官、環境天然資源開発部、国連アジア太平洋経済社会委員会(UN/ESCAP )) 12 1. アジア太平洋の環境と開発に関する大臣会議 (MCED 2000)の開催 2. アジア太平洋環境白書2000 の発行 3. アジア太平洋における環境上健全かつ持続可能な開発のための地域行動計画(RAP) 2001‐ 2005 の採択 4. クリーンな環境のための北九州イニシアチブの採択 5. 北東アジアにおける環境協力の推進 [アジア太平洋地域] S.タヒール・カドリ(アジア開発銀行(ADB )) 18 1. 東南アジア諸国連合(ASEAN...