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Climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCA&M) policies should be developed in an integrated manner to maximize their effectiveness. There is relatively little common understanding, however, as to how to best achieve this in practice. At the local level, holistic approaches to land-use planning and management have the potential to help meet this...
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The global community agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Paris in 2015. For this agreement to be applied without delay, it is crucial for regions to conduct climate change mitigation measures that are effective for their local conditions. This brochure was developed as part of the "Project for sharing information between cities and regions...
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2015年にパリで開かれた国際会議で、温室効果ガス削減に関する国際的取り決めが行われました。このパリ協定の着実な実施のためには、地域の特性に応じた効果的な地球温暖化対策を進めていくことが重要です。本事例集は各地域における脱炭素に向けた取組を共有することを目的にしており、環境省「平成30年度地域における情報シェアリングモデル構築委託業務」の 一環として作成したものです。
Fact Sheet
Author:
Milben A.
Bragais
Donald
Luna
Akio
Onishi
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
This 1-pager shows the potential impacts of land-use change on flooding in the Los Baños subwatershed of The Philippines. The built-up area of the subwatershed is projected to increase by ~65% (based on participatory mapping exercises conducted with local government staff members), which is estimated to result in a ~6% increase in the flood...
Fact Sheet
Author:
Milben A.
Bragais
Donald
Luna
Akio
Onishi
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
This 1-pager shows the potential impacts of land-use change on flooding in the Pila-Victoria subwatershed of The Philippines. The built-up area of the subwatershed is projected to increase by ~88% (based on participatory mapping exercises conducted with local government staff members), which is estimated to result in a ~5% increase in the flood...
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Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called “Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for decoration, a...
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Public Participation in Urban Planning is broadly acknowledged and there has been a shift in planning and decision-making by involving stakeholders, aimed at children and youth participation at the local level. UNICEF defines a Child Friendly City as a “local system of good governance committed to fulfilling children’s rights. It is a city where...
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Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...