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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...
Policy Report
Author:
Madhav
Karki
Sonali
Senaratna Sellamuttu
Wataru
Suzuki
Lilibeth
Acosta
Yousef
Alhafedh
Jonathan A.
Anticamara
Anne-Gaëlle
Ausseil
Kirsten
Davies
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Haripriya
Gundimeda
Faridah-Hanum
Ibrahim
Ryo
Kohsaka
Ritesh
Kumar
Shunsuke
Managi
Ning
Wu
Asha
Rajvanshi
Gopal S.
Rawat
Philip
Riordan
Shyam
Sharma
Amjad
Virk
Changyong
Wang
Tetsukazu
Yahara
Yeo-Chang
Youn
The Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Asia and the Pacific produced by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) provides a critical analysis of the state of knowledge regarding the importance, status, and trends of biodiversity and nature’s contributions to...
Book Chapter
In Chapters of the regional and subregional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Asia and the Pacific
Author:
Lilibeth
Acosta
Amjad
Virk
Ritesh
Kumar
Shyam
Sharma
Tohru
Ikeda
Ganesh
Raj Joshi
Md Saiful
Karim
Koichi
Kuriyama
Mitsutaku
Makino
Kimiko
Okabe
Nicolas
Pascal
Zara
Phang
Noraini
Mohd. Tamin
The Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment is a collective effort among more than 120 researchers, scientists, academics and ILK holders from 27 countries from within and outside the region. Collectively the author team represents several IPBES member governments, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and private sector companies. The...
Conference Proceeding
To facilitate a broader discussion on climate-fragility risks in Japan and reflect and discuss the findings of the G7 report and its implications and relevance for Japan, adelphi and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies jointly organised two expert workshops in June 2016. The first workshop took place on 14 June 2016 and brought...