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IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia,...
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PR, Newsletter or Other
Author:
Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI)
ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat
Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN)
The workshop on Climate Change Impact Assessments and Adaptation Planning in the Asia-Pacific Region: Advancing Practices in Climate Change Adaptation at the National, Local, and Sectoral Levels was held in Manila, Philippines from January 31 to February 1, 2018 as part of the initiative of the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Japan...
Book Chapter
In Chapters of the regional and subregional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Lilibeth
Acosta
Amjad
Virk
Ritesh
Kumar
Shyam
Sharma
Tohru
Ikeda
Ganesh
Raj Joshi
Md Saiful
Karim
Koichi
Kuriyama
Mitsutaku
Makino
Kimiko
Okabe
Nicolas
Pascal
Zara
Phang
Noraini
Mohd. Tamin
The Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment is a collective effort among more than 120 researchers, scientists, academics and ILK holders from 27 countries from within and outside the region. Collectively the author team represents several IPBES member governments, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and private sector companies. The...
Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP
Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods and tools for integrated planning of the implementation of the 17 SDGs. Furthermore, their 169 targets were developed through an inclusive and comprehensive process...
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VIDEO - 7 minutes This is the story of Ogab El, one of the most passionate tree growers in Papua New Guinea (PNG). A man whose father together with other local leaders gave the rights over their forests to a logging company, which resulted in the obliteration of thousands of hectares of biodiversity rich forests in the Gogol Valley in Madang...
Policy Report
Recognising the importance of markets to sustainable forest management, this document provides guidance to timber buyers on the steps that they can take to responsibly purchase Papua New Guinean export timber. Log exports have been a major foreign exchange earner for PNG, but weak enforcement of forest laws means that the forest estate is mostly...
Book Chapter
In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some deficiencies, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been successful in showing the effectiveness of a goal-based approach to problem solving. • New or revised agreements...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management
Author:
Chettiyapan
VISVANATHAN
Michikazu
KOJIMA
Pariatamby
AGAMUTHU
In developing Asia, policies and legislations to promote reduce, reuse and recycling (3Rs) of waste have gained much traction over the last 10 years. Henceforth, the focus of governmental efforts on the 3Rs will be on improving the policy implementation and managing the policy progress. To meet these ends, it is essential to set clear policy...