Dr.
Bijon Kumer MITRA

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science

Global environmental change, the depletion of natural resources, and unacceptable levels of pollution, among other anthropogenic impacts on the planet and its ecosystems, demand a radical shift in the way humankind develops. Global agreements like the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” or the “Paris Agreement on Climate Change” seek to...

Presentation
APAN Forum Special Session

The presentation summarizes key climate risks and sectoral adaptation options for Asia from the synthesis of multiple global and regional assessments, including recent assessment reports of IPCC and IPBES. The talk was delivered on a special session on Adaptation Gaps in APAN Forum hosted by IGES and the Ministry of Environment. 

Commissioned Report

This Final Commission Report was prepared for the National Institute for Environmental Studies as part of the outputs for the PoDIWM Project on "POLICY DIALOGUE & NETWORK BUILDING OF MULTI‐STAKEHOLDERS ON INTEGRATED DECENTRALIZED DOMESTIC WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASEAN COUNTRIES" led by NIES. IGES Team works as an international consultant for the...

Commissioned Report

This Final Commission Report was prepared for the National Institute for Environmental Studies as part of the outputs for the PoDIWM Project on "POLICY DIALOGUE & NETWORK BUILDING OF MULTI‐STAKEHOLDERS ON INTEGRATED DECENTRALIZED DOMESTIC WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASEAN COUNTRIES" led by NIES. IGES Team works as an international consultant for the...

Commissioned Report

This Final Commission Report was prepared for the National Institute for Environmental Studies as part of the outputs for the PoDIWM Project on "POLICY DIALOGUE & NETWORK BUILDING OF MULTI‐STAKEHOLDERS ON INTEGRATED DECENTRALIZED DOMESTIC WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASEAN COUNTRIES" led by NIES. IGES Team works as an international consultant for the...

Issue Brief

This Issue Brief has been developed for the discussion at the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2020), organized by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) from 9th -13rd November 2020.

This Issue Brief aims to: (i) facilitate discussion on the need to properly address the existing issue of poor...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Kamakshi
Thapa
Rajib
Shaw
Yan
Wanglin

Urban and rural areas often meet their water demands from a shared stock of finite water resources. Against the changing climate, the rising water demands in fast-growing urban areas are leading to increasing water-use conflicts with the co-dependent rural areas. Although poor water governance is frequently cited as the key reason for such urban...

Peer-reviewed Article
Author:
Kamakshi
Thapa
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Sameer
Deshkar
Rajib
Shaw

 

Urban and rural areas within a regional space are closely linked through a variety of linkages including the flow of people. The increasing pace of development transformations with discrete planning of urban and rural areas has raised serious concerns for achieving coordinated development at the regional level. In that regard, the concept of...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

The paper narrates a pilot study to understand disaster preparedness among foreign residents living in Japan, using typhoon Hagibis as a reference. We empirically evaluated an individual disaster preparedness framework following the 72-h golden rule of disaster survival. The framework consisted of 14 variables, and responses were collected over a...

Submission to Policy Process

この数か月のうちに、新型コロナウイルス感染症(以下、COVID-19)は、地域における健康上の危機から、世界においてすべてを覆い尽くす世界的大流行(パンデミック)・経済災害へと大きく変化した。COVID-19の感染は急速に広がり、世界のほぼすべての地域の人々の日常生活が大きな影響を受けている。このことは、地方から国、国際的に至るあらゆるレベルの政府が、現状への対策および将来への復興プログラムについて、分野と国境を越えて調整し協力する必要性を明らかにしている。

グローバルな持続可能性の確保はIGESのミッションの中核である。このためIGESは、国境を越え、また個別課題を越えた視点で、現状への対応と将来への復興に資するよう取り組んでいくこととしている。本ポジションペーパーでは...

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