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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...
Policy Brief
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...
Policy Brief
Editor:
Tomohiro
Tasaki
経済協力開発機構(OECD)が、2016年に9月に拡大生産者責任政策を導入するうえでの留意事項やガイダンスをまとめた『Extended Producer Responsibility—Updated Guidance for Efficient Waste Management』を発表しました。これは、2001年に発表された『 Extended Producer Responsibility: A Guidance Manual for Governments』を15年ぶりにアップデートするものです。 今回、地球環境戦略研究機関では、国立環境研究所と連携して、OECDの許可を得て、このアップデートガイダンスの日本語要約版を作成しました。 この日本語要約版は...
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This policy brief identifies approaches that could help achieve better synergies in implementing three major global frameworks dedicated to sustainable development (SD), disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) on the ground via programmatic integration, collaboration, capacity, and innovation. The salient messages from...
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This policy brief analyzes the position of air pollution in the SDGs, and makes recommendations for how air pollution could be better integrated into SDG implementation. The SDGs, with 17 goals, 169 targets, and even more indicators, were criticized by some for having too many goals and lacking a clear sense of priorities. However, this policy...