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Japan’s Climate change Adaptation Initiative was announced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the UN Climate Summit 2014 with the aim to support the adaptive capacity of developing countries in a holistic manner. The Adaptation Initiative includes support for designing adaptation planning based on scientific knowledge and for capacity development of...
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2014年の国連気候サミットにおいて、日本は開発途上国の適応能力を包括的に支援することを目的とした適応イニシアチブを発表した。適応イニシアチブには、科学的知識に基づいた適応計画策定、および開発途上国が気候変動影響評価を更新するための能力開発に関する支援が含まれる。同イニシアチブの一環として、環境省は地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)と共同で、アジア太平洋地域の国々を対象に、国別適応計画(NAP)策定および関連する政策の推進における各国の政府関係者およびその他のステークホルダーの能力構築に貢献するために、一連のワークショップシリーズ「アジア太平洋地域における気候変動影響評価および適応計画策定に関する能力向上」を開催してきた。本ワークショップシリーズは、2015年から開始され...
Policy Report
Author:
Fabienne
Pierre
This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the African region. Although not pretending to present an exhaustive overview, the report was developed based on a broad literature review, including key reports produced by the UN Economic Commission for...
Policy Report
This report looks at national policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production in Asia, without pretending to offer an exhaustive inventory of such policies and initiatives. It was developed based on literature review, integrating information collected through key regional projects such as SWITCH Asia and SwitchMed. The...
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This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the pan-European region. Although not pretending to present an exhaustive overview of those policies and initiatives, the report was developed based on literature review as well as on the results of a pilot...
Policy Report
Author:
Jose
Domenech
This report presents an overview of policies and initiatives related to sustainable consumption and production advanced by the governments of the Latin American and Caribbean region. Although not pretending to present an exhaustive overview, the report was developed based on extensive literature review as well as on the results of a pilot survey...
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Transportation sector and automobile industry in Japan have been playing important roles to help address national energy constrains and global change issues such as climate change and promote technology development and enhance international competitiveness. Japan’s involvement in the market of the next-generation vehicles, in particular electric...
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Research report
Author:
Md. Sekender Ali
KBD. Md. Fazlul Karim
Dr. Abul Kalam Azad
The training modules developed from training needs assessment carried out during 2010-2011 were further pilot tested and modified. The pilot testing of training modules was carried out for two levels of agriculture extension officers i.e. district and upazila agriculture officers and Sub-Assistant Agriculture Officers operating at the village level...
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Research Report
Author:
A. Arpah, UUM
C. Claudio, EIA
H.V.Hung, HAU
There is a growing consensus among development community that the risk insurance can provide an effective risk management tool for climatic and non-climatic disasters. Several risk insurance initiatives have been implemented at grassroots level for reducing the vulnerability of communities to disasters in most of the countries in Asia and the...
Policy Report
APAN-IGES Research Report
Author:
Prof. Dr. Kang Kroesna, RUA
Pilot training programs were conducted in Cambodia for province and sub-province level government officers of the agriculture department to test the effectiveness of draft training modules on climate change adaptation. The pilot tested training modules include ‘Agriculture extension staffs at provincial level’ and ‘District and commune officers’....