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Policy Brief
Author:
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya
Water scarcity is worsening to the point that it has become a limiting factor to the growth of major economies in South Asia, and agriculture is by far the largest water-using sector. Overuse of water for crop production is one of the main causes of water scarcity. This overuse results from low irrigation water use efficiency (WUE) associated with...
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Banks face major losses unless climate risks are properly assessed and addressed. This policy brief makes recommendations to strengthen the integration of climate risks into banks' risk management and financial accounting so the banking sector can be more financially sustainable. 銀行が気候変動に伴うリスクを適切に評価し対処しない場合、巨額の損失に直面する危険性を指摘し、銀行セクターに対して...
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This policy brief advocates the landscape approach in areas where competing demands on land and natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region can be observed. The landscape approach enables development while protecting and enhancing ecosystems and their services. Definitions, a set of normative principles and recommendations, including building on...
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ACIAR Policy Brief
Author:
ACIAR
Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...
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The East Asia region has been a hot spot of economic growth, and a substantial amount of energy input is essential to fuel this growth. Given the diverse conditions of economic, demographic, physical and natural resources in this region, a harmonised and integrated energy market will be beneficial to secure an affordable and reliable energy supply...
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本ポリシー・ブリーフは、東アジア地域において環境・社会的に有益な地域経済発展を進める上でのエネルギー市場統合の重要性を示しています。この地域の発展においてエネルギー価格設定が重要な問題であるとともに、エネルギー市場統合がエネルギー安全保障においても大きな役割を果たすことを示唆しています。 Remarks: English version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=3354
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This policy brief gives an overview about the environmental performance rating and public disclosure (EPRD) programme and enumerates some lessons learnt from the past cases. It also gives several policy recommendations on how to use such a scheme to promote corporate environmental management on a larger scale in developing countries. Remarks:...
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企業の環境パフォーマンスに関する格付け評価を公表する「環境パフォーマンス格付け情報開示(EPRD)」プログラムについて概観し、世界で実施されている事例を検証しています。また、EPRDの活用を通して途上国の企業環境管理を改善する方策について提言をまとめています。 Remarks: Japanese version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=3377 English version: http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=3376