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Presentation
the Better Air Quality Workshop, 2006, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Policy makers in many large cities in Asia recently started to consider the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as an option for their urban transport. This research aims to uncover the reason why introductions of BRTs in Asia were accelerated around 2004 from the perspective of lesson-drawing. Specifically, through comparative study of policy process for...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Pan Haixiao
Shanghai is one of the largest prosperous cities in China with the population over 17million. From the 1940’s the major urban planning strategy is trying to de-centralize the overcrowded population in the central part of the city, where the density was even as high as 70000 people/sq.km, now decreased to 40000 people/sq.km. The still very high...
PR, Newsletter or Other
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...
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- IGES holds international symposium: Towards a sustainable Asia- IGES establishes a Beijing Office to Strengthen Research Activities Jointly Conducted with China- IGES activities at ECO ASIA 2006- RISPO II Technical Summary- Handbook of Eco Action 21 FY2006 Japanese EditionRemarks:IGES News Letter in English.
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- IGES holds international symposium: Towards a sustainable Asia- IGES establishes a Beijing Office to Strengthen Research Activities Jointly Conducted with China- IGES activities at ECO ASIA 2006- RISPO II Technical Summary- Handbook of Eco Action 21 FY2006 Japanese EditionRemarks:IGES News Letter in Japanese