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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With the advent of high-spatial resolution (HSR) satellite imagery, urban land use/land cover (LULC) mapping has become one of the most popular applications in remote sensing. Due to the importance of context information (e.g., size/shape/texture) for classifying urban LULC features, Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) techniques are...
The commissioned report provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico. It explains policies and systems in the country on timber legality in diverse aspects including legal rights, permission and harvesting practises, environmental and social considerations, transport and trade. The report also explains exsiting mechanisms to...
The presentation provides an overview of timber production and legality in Mexico, and explains necessary procedures and documents for the legal timber. Also it illustrates timber production processes and existing mechanisms to verify the legality in the country, while discussing potential risks.
IGES made a proposal of an MRV methodology for the JCM projects which installs solar PV systems to the JCM Joint Committee between Mexico and Japan. The Joint Committee approved a methodology MX_AM001 Ver1.0 "Installation of Solar PV System" on the basis of this proposal. The attached proposed version (PM_001) includes three documents: the JCM...
Green Economy Sectoral Study on Energy – Rwanda
Business report of the commissioned project in fiscal year 2006 titled "Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture International Cooperation Project " submitted to Ministry of the Environment of Japan
In mitigating climate change, the Kyoto Protocol requires Annex I countries to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In achieving their targets, the Kyoto Protocol allows the countries to use the Kyoto Mechanisms (KM), including emissions trading (ET), which is recognized as one of the most cost-effective ways. Prior to the official start of...
International Symposium 2002 on "Business and the Environment"
Remarks: 25 July 2002 at International Conference Center Kobe, Kobe, Japan