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地方分権化にともなう森林管理主体のダイナミズム:インドネシア共和国東カリマンタン州クタイ県を事例にして

In Kokusai Kaihatsu Kenkyu
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In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Ryutaro Hashimoto
Water is vital for the life and health of people and ecosystems and a basic requirement for the development of countries, but many people lack access to adequate and safe water to meet their most basic needs. Water resources and their related ecosystems are now under threat from pollution, unsustainable use, climate change and many other forces....
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Wouter Lincklaen Arriens
This paper presents the issues and concerns of the water sector in Asia and the Pacific, as well as the actions of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to address existing problems and ensure the sustainability of water resources in the region. These water issues may be classified into institutional, resources management, and service delivery issues....
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Shigetaka Taniyama
The farmers of the Asian monsoon region have traditionally practiced forms of rice cultivation uniquely adapted to the climate of the region, which is characterized by annual precipitation far in excess of the global average of 800 mm and clearly delineated wet and dry seasons. In this region, water is used dynamically as part of a larger cycle...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Hidetoshi Kitawaki
In developing countries, the major meaning of "sanitation" is the management of human excreta. In developing countries with poor water supply and sanitation systems, life expectancy is far lower than in industrialized countries. The causes of deaths are also quite different; infectious diseases account for more than 40 percent of deaths in...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume3 Number2 (Winter 2002)
Author:
Mikiyasu Nakayama
Basin countries of the lower Mekong River established the Mekong River Commission in 1995, replacing the former Mekong Committee created in 1957. At a glance, the role of the former resembles the latter, while the political and societal situation nowadays has provided quite a different set of mandates. In this paper, the changes observed and the...