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Conference Proceeding
Hadi Pandyaswargo

Organic waste presents a significant portion of MSW compositions in many cities. The proper treatment of organic waste is therefore an important concern, particularly in low and middle-income countries. Biological treatment methods are widely accepted as a technical option to get the full advantage of organic waste as a resource. The most popular...

Policy Report
Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) for low carbon development: Learning from experience in Asia (Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Kenta Usui, Aya Watarai, Yusuke Takagi (edt.))

Key Messages
• The wastewater sector—particularly wastewater-biogas-energy (WBE) system—presents an opportunity to reduce GHG emissions and tap into renewable energy. In Thailand, several WBE projects have been introduced through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as well as by “unilateral” investments from the private sector in order to treat...

Policy Report

This project aims to promote the use of waste biomass for food and energy production, and identify viable approaches for utilizing biomass conversion technology in the target countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand. This project has endeavored to involve relevant stakeholders since the beginning of project implementation. Those stakeholders are...

Discussion Paper

The objective of this report is to facilitate local governments in decision making and implementation of urban organic waste utilization projects that can contribute to sustainable solid waste management and national agendas on food, energy, and climate change. This report provides an overview municipal solid waste management in Lao PDR. In the...

Policy Report

In this policy report the authors have compiled and analysed the most recent data on waste generation and the national policies related with waste management and climate change in ten countries in Asia. The study found that many countries in the region are now paying more attention to solid waste management from the perspective of climate change...