Bijon Kumer MITRA

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Land Degradation and Development

Place attachment and ecocentric attitude are the important determinants of conservation behaviour, especially for traditionally managed landscapes. In this paper, we explore the relationship between place attachment and the ecocentric attitude of farmers engaged in Jhum cultivation (aka shifting/slash and burn cultivation) in the Zunheboto district...

Working Paper


Commissioned Report


Submission to Policy Process

持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)が定めた2030年という期限を前に、世界はすでに「決定的な10年」とも言うべき期間に突入している。これは、持続可能な未来の実現に向けた残り時間がなくなりつつあることを示している。2022年のハイレベル政治フォーラム(HLPF)、アジア太平洋持続可能な開発フォーラム(APFSD)および関連フォーラムでは、SDGs5つの目標(SDG 45141517)についての詳細な検討が予定されている。「すべての人の持続可能な未来を実現するためのプラネタリー・バウンダリーを超えない暮らし」を実現するために、これらの目標の達成に向けて、IGES、政策立案者、企業、市民社会、その他の関係者が取るべき方策を、キーメッセージとして示す。

Peer-reviewed Article

A city region is a unit comprising an urban core and surrounding peri-urban and, occasionally, rural areas. The Regional Circulating and Ecological Sphere (R-CES) proposed by the Japanese government is a guiding approach for policymaking that prioritises the harmonised flow of resources between urban and rural areas, low-carbon society, circular...

Submission to Policy Process

With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to end in 2030, the world has entered a “decisive decade”—a quickly closing window that could determine whether a sustainable future is within reach. The following messages outline steps that IGES, policymakers, businesses, civil society, and other stakeholders can take to implement the five SDGs...

Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
R. Shaw, Y. Luo, T. Sung Cheong, S. A. Halim, S. Chaturvedi, M. Hashizume, G. E. Insarov, Y. Ishikawa, M. Jafari, A. Kitoh, J. Pulhin
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Observed surface air temperature has increased in the 20th century all over Asia (high confidence1). Asian countries are experiencing a hotter summer climate, resulting in an increase in energy demand for cooling at a rapid rate, together with population growth (high confidence). A decrease in precipitation influences energy demand as well, as...

Training or Learning Material

As climate change will lead to more severe and frequent weather-related hazards, the need to deal with compound and cascading disasters has become an emerging issue. The e-learning course “Building resilience to compound and cascading disaster risks” under AP-PLAT capacity development programs objects for the local/national government officers to...

Book Chapter

In addition to providing a range of social, economic, and environmental benefits to human societies, forest ecosystems also play a vital role in disaster prevention and mitigation. With the growing frequency and intensity of landslide hazards, the importance of forest management is increasingly being recognized to safeguard the sustainable delivery...

Non Peer-reviewed Article

アジアの都市は,再エネのシェアの増加や多様な政 策措置の導入によるエネルギー効率の改善など,世界 的に合意されている気候変動の緩和策の目標に向けて すでにさまざまなレベルの取り組みを行ってきてい る。アジアの多くの都市も,ネットゼロへの取り組み を宣言してきている。いくつかの都市は,ネットゼロ に向けた計画と具体的な行動を公表した。しかし,ほ とんどの都市は利用できる資源や経験・能力が限られ ているために,2050 年までにネットゼロを達成する 長期計画を立てる課題に直面している。都市の境界内 で利用可能な再生資源が限られていることを考える と,都市単独でネットゼロを達成することは通常のア プローチでは極めて難しい。地域循環共生圏のアプロ ーチを採用すれば,農村地域との協力をネットゼロに...

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Global Climate and SDG Synergy Conference

Calling for an integrative approach: Climate, SDGs and biodiversity Serious concerns were underlined at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) regarding the current NDC targets