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Book
Author:
Vaibhav
Chaturvedi
Arunabha
Ghosh
Yagyavalk
Bhatt
Kanika
Chawla
Cheolhung
Cho
Jiyong
Eom
Eri
Ikeda
Gloria Jina
Kim
Preeti
Kumari
Diptiranjan
Mahapatra
Badri G
Narayanan
Prabhakar
Sharma
Aviram
Sharma
Sumita
Sindhi
Qing
Tan
Avilasha
Tripathy
Anjali
Viswamohanan
Sha
Yu

The Asian countries have diverse economic profiles, energy consumption patterns, greenhouse emissions, climatic conditions and socio-political landscapes. These dynamics bring into focus that drawing a uniform framework to define the energy transition process for the region is a difficult task. Keeping in view of this reality, this book identifies...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Chun Sheng
Goh
Yoshiki
Yamagata

The concept of sustainability science is paramount to establish a development thinking with deep and thorough considerations of hybridized on-ground realities shaped by the interplay of energy, land, economic, and climatic elements. This special feature intends to engage sustainability science in understanding the role of bioenergy in sustainable...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Johkasou
Author:
Abfertiawan Muhammad Sonny

The Asian region continues to experience rapid population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation and changes in consumption patterns, including shifting diets toward highly water-intensive foods such as meats, which have led to a significant increase in water demand, placing a huge burden on water infrastructures in many countries of the region...

Presentation
Technical workshop on analytical tools for capacity building on quantitative methods for SDG interactions and integration in national development strategies and integrated planning, organised by UNDESA, 18-19 December 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Author:
With limited capacities and financial resources, least developed countries such as Lao PDR, Ethiopia and Tanzania faces tremendous challenges in filling the development gaps and achieving the broad scope of SDGs with 169 targets and more than 230 indicators. Priority setting is therefore indispensable which can help use limited resources...
Data or Tool
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the targets interact with each other in an indivisible way. On the one hand, achieving one goal or target may contribute to achieving other goals or targets. For example, enhanced food security (Goal 2) will reinforce poverty eradication (Goal 1). On the other hand, the pursuit of one target may conflict...
Submission to Policy Process
Contributing Papers for the 2019 Global Assessment Report
Author:
Karen G.
Villholth
Paul
Pavelic
Andrew
Ross

Groundwater is a de-facto source of water during drought and emergencies. In a broader perspective, the traditional short-term strategy of using groundwater to combat water deficits during drought needs revisiting. The objective of this paper is to examine the relevance and options for developing and adopting such groundwater-based natural...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In URBANET

The significance of environmentally sound waste management for achieving sustainable consumption and production as well as a pollution free planet was one of the key priorities discussed at the recently concluded United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) in Nairobi. Recognising the co-benefits of sustainable waste management to meet the...

Presentation
Talanoa dialogue for support providers in South and East Asia

Capacity building support by means of international development projects is considered vital for developing countries to respond to the enhanced transparency framework of the Paris Agreement. While numerous transparency-related capacity building support has already taken place in the last 20 years, few attempts have been made to understand lessons...

Presentation
Role of information platform for integrated lake basin management (ILBM) in Asia: Lessons and pathways for SDGs

ILBM is an approach for achieving sustainable management of lakes and reservoirs through gradual, continuous and holistic improvement of basin governance, including sustained efforts for integration of institutional responsibilities, policy directions, stakeholder participation, scientific and traditional knowledge, technological possibilities, and...

Conference Paper
International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) 6th Asia-Pacific (AP) conference
Author:
Jinling
Fei

To achieve regional sustainable development by decoupling waste generation from economic growth in Asian countries, this study identified (1) whether the decoupling of municipal solid waste (MSW) generation from economic growth has occurred; and (2) the relationship between MSW generation and related driving factors, by examining six representative...