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Discussion Paper
As Myanmar attracts investment and improves its economic prospects, green growth has moved steadily up the policy agenda. The heightened importance of green growth is visible in high-level political statements as well as policy and institutional reforms that could translate those words into action (i.e. Environmental Conservation Law 2012). Yet...
Presentation

Current status of environmental policies in Myanmar

Presented at 1st Meeting of Low-carbon Myanmar Working Group, 31 July 2013. This is a part of a commissioned work funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.
Policy Report
The Executive Summary of Research on Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region presents an overview of the research, findings and recommendations from a collaborative research project that was initiated by the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for...
Policy Report
This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the development of an appropriate framework for structuring the approach on...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Mahadevan
Ramachandran
Rapid urbanisation has led to a host of environmental and social issues in Asia, with increased energy consumption being the most alarming. Effective low carbon development policies aimed at rational land use, energy efficiency, and improved public transport and an emphasis on renewable energy sources are the need of the hour. Such efforts are...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Takaaki
Kato
This paper examined whether a local government could promote international environmental cooperation through individual citizens’ carbon offsetting, in particular focusing on the perception effects of local government subsidies. The social survey was conducted for adult citizens in Kitakyushu city, Japan, who drive privately-owned vehicles, asking...