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IWMI Working Paper
Irrigated agriculture has become an important focus of the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for addressing poverty alleviation, food security and climate change. Most irrigation systems to date have relied upon surface water, limiting irrigation development to areas close to streams, rivers and reservoirs. To address this gap, a...
Peer-reviewed Article
In The 23rd International Conference of Hongkong Society for Transportation Studies
Recently, several cities in Indonesia have begun implementing pedestrianisation program that hold promise to encourage non-motorized transport (NMT) in rapidly motorizing cities and provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually appealing walking environments. However, successful implementation of these programs depends on whether they...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Heliyon
The Gomti River in Lucknow City, India, was an important source of water for the different uses few decades ago. However, because of the rapid global changes, current status of the river is very critical from environmental, aesthetic and commercial usage point of view. Henceforth, this research work focused on assessing the current as well as...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Science of the Total Environment
Author:
Mohammed
Arif
Ramesh
Kumar
Rajesh
Kumar
Piyush
Gourav
Particulate Matters like Black Carbon, PM2.5 and PM10 present in the atmosphere not only poses a threat to human health but also contributes to near-term regional and global atmospheric warming. There has been a large concern of this kind of pollutants in Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP). Hence, an attempt has been made to see the impact in one of the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Toshiya
Okuro
Mrittika
Basu
The paper narrates an empirical research conducted for developing four alternative socio-ecological scenarios for the lower Gangetic delta in India (aka the Indian Sundarban). We used the ‘Story and Simulation (SAS) approach’ to build four short-term, landscape-scale scenarios for 2030, which include a ‘Business as Usual (BAU)’, and three...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Haripriya
Gundimeda
This paper presents a systematic review of biodiversity/ecosystem services scenario exercises from the Asia–Pacific region. From the limited scholarly literature available, 61 scenario exercises were examined to explore their typology and multiple scenario attributes, including geographic distribution, consideration for influential drivers, choices...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Forest Ecology and Management
Author:
Agus
Sudibyo Jati
Shogoro
Fujiki
Yuyun
Kurniawan
Ryota
Aoyagi
Kanehiro
Kitayama
Logging has been operated throughout Bornean tropical forests that harbor diverse fauna species. We examined the responses of ground-dwelling wildlife to logging intensity in two certified forest management units under the same climate and vegetation in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, in 2012–2016. A total of ten and 13 circular plots with a diameter...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Human Security Studies
In recent decades, economic development in Southeast Asian countries has made tremendous impacts on rural societies. People have tried to take advantage of the new opportunities brought about by such economic development, as well as the assets and capacities presented, to develop and diversify their livelihood options. Against this backdrop, this...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Society
Author:
Kiyo
KURISU
Keisuke
HANAKI
Climate change has been one of the central issues for long-term transformations of cities. However, environmental loads have not been effectively taken into account for future urban plans. Specifically, possible reductions of carbon emissions from cities significantly rely on technological progress and human lifestyle changes, among other factors,...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Societies
Author:
R.L.
Kaswanto
Nurhayati
Arifin
Aris
Munandar
Hadi Susilo
Arifin
Muchamad
Muchtar
Kei
Gomi
Tsuyoshi
Fujita
This article analyzes which factors influenced willingness to purchase residential electricity savings technologies in Bogor, Indonesia. Survey data collected from 600 households between October and November 2015 was used to test hypotheses on demographic, informational, and participatory determinants of willingness to invest in energy efficient...