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平成29年5月に「合法伐採木材等の流通及び利用の促進に関する法律」(通称「クリーンウッド法」)が施行され、同年11月からは、同法に基づく木材関連事業者の登録が始まった。このような中、木材関連事業者が同法に基づく合法性の確認等を効率的に行うことができるよう、国は同法第4条に基づき、同年5月から情報提供サイト「クリーンウッド・ナビ」を公開し、国別・地域別の違法伐採関連情報の提供を行っている。本事業は、「クリーンウッド・ナビ」の掲載情報の更新・拡充を行うとともに、掲載情報に関する事業者等からの問合せに対応することを目的とした。具体的には、①生産国における情報調査(カナダ ブリティッシュ・コロンビア州とオーストリア)、②「クリーンウッド・ナビ」の更新情報に関するコンテンツ作成、③「クリーンウッド...

Research Report
Canesio D
Cossey K.
Mameek Winai

Although it is widely acknowledged that forests provide critical ecosystem services for human survival and well-being, in the Asia-Pacific region forests are being converted to other land uses and degraded at alarming rates. One underlying factor for this destruction of forests is market failure. Forests are cleared for other land uses or degraded...

Policy Brief
UNESCAP - Urban Nexus Policy Brief 2019

Key messages

✓ Cities are home to over half of the world’s population and are centers of growing resource demand. In many cities, the immense demand for resources is driven by the conventional silo approach to resource management, inefficient production systems, and resource-intensive lifestyles. Efforts to improve efficiency in urban systems by...

Policy Brief
UNESCAP - Urban Nexus Policy Brief 2019

Key Messages: 

✓ The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s largest emitter of GHGs, and its cities account for a major share of these emissions. Out of the top 10 CO2 emitting cities globally, six are located in the region. Asia-Pacific cities have key roles to play in achieving the 1.5oC/2oC global climate targets.

✓ A total of 45 countries in...

Technical Report

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), and thereby to contribute to the realisation of “living in harmony with nature”. The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding programme...

Report Chapter

Industry, in the context of this chapter, is mostly confined to the strict definition of the word: -“economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories”. Industry has a major impact on nature and its biodi- versity in Asia and the Pacific, as it does elsewhere in the world. Industry impacts...

Issue Brief

Socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) can contribute to global goals for biodiversity conservation and dealing with climate change, while also contributing locally to human security and wellbeing. SEPLS are, however, under threat around the world. SEPLS have been promoted under the Satoyama Initiative by the International...

Book Chapter
In Asia-Pacific Landscape Transformations: Solutions for Sustainability

Key messages
-If current processes impacting land continue, the region risks transgressing the boundaries of a “safe operating space”.
-A vision of sustainable landscapes can guide policymaking and administration from regional to local levels towards more effective cross-boundary management of interdependent ecosystems.
-Priorities for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

Over the last 25 years, the global area of certified forests has grown rapidly and voluntary forest certification has become recognized as an effective tool to engage international markets in improving sustainability within forest management units. However, the bulk of this growth has occurred in North America, Northern Europe, Australia, and New...

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