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This document aims to provide a comprehensive and easy-to-understand description of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) including JCM concept, JCM project cycle, JCM related bodies, JCM project methodology, project design document (PDD), Registration process, post registration activities, procedure for issuance of credits, and procedure for...
Working Paper
This working paper assesses the groundwater-WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) nexus based on an analysis of domestic water uses in three groundwater dependent Asian Cities: Hanoi (Viet Nam), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Khulna (Bangladesh). The paper analyses the pull (benefits) and push (constraints) factors for use of groundwater by residents in...
Book Chapter
In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Groundwater is the sole source of water supply in Khulna. It is abstracted both by municipality and privately. Furthermore, it is an important source of irrigation at the outskirts of the city and an important source of water supply during disasters that occur quite frequently. Despite the easy availability of groundwater, Khulna is facing acute...
Working Paper
Author:
KABIR Mahfuz
Shuddhasattwa
RAFIQ
SALEMA S. M. Kalbin
Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to climate-induced disasters. Poor and vulnerable people living in the country’s many disaster-prone areas are systematically excluded from access to the formal banking systems. Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) provide the opportunity of financial inclusion for these people. This paper reveals that MFIs provide...
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財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)では、アジア太平洋地域の環境問題や持続可能な社会の形成へ向けた動きを紹介することを目的として、環境問題と環境政策の動向を収集・整理し、1998年から毎年、アジア太平洋地域における環境重大ニュースとして公表している。2007年のアジアの環境重大ニュースでは、3機関、23カ国から合計125件のニュースを収集することができた。これらのニュースは、必ずしも各国や機関等の公式見解ではないが、環境分野の協力機関または各国研究者によって選定されたものであり、アジア太平洋地域における最近の環境問題を巡る基本的な動向をまとめることができたと考えている。 The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Tian Yanfang
Since the end of the 1990s, the Sino-Russian border regions have witnessed a dramatic, unprecedented increase in cross-border timber trade that has made Russia the largest log supplier for China's expanding wood industry sector. Driving factors include: severe constraints in China's domestic wood supplies, the availability of rich forest resources...