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Commissioned Report

Through the SDGs-FC, stakeholders in more than 24 ASEAN cities increased their awareness and knowledge of the SDGs, from ~20% (baseline) to > 80% on average. With 27 goals, 169 targets and over 200 unique indicators, the SDGs is a highly complicated and challenging framework for sub-national frontline officials, especially where...

Policy Brief
AD Briefs
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An ADB stocktake highlights that weak governance and a lack of incentives and finance are among the factors holding back the region’s progress on environmental sustainability. The authors urge decision-makers to prioritize investments that privilege the environment and to apply integrated development approaches, systems thinking, and a circular...

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Discussion Paper

An analysis was carried out on local and national political factors that corroborated the adoption and diffusion of environmental practices at city level via Asian intercity networks as a part of a series of studies on international intercity network programmes for the environment in Asia. This paper focuses on how participating cities in...

Policy Report

The East Asian Summit region including ASEAN and six other major economies of Asia is expected to be the economic growth hot spot over the next few decades. Being the growth engine
of economic development, this region needs attainment of dual objectives of sustainable
economic development and achieving the targets of emissions reduction to combat...

Book Chapter
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This chapter introduced multi-region input-output analysis (MRIOA) and its extensions to accounting for emissions embodied in international trade. The basic framework of a MRIO table is introduced followed by an explanation on the differences between MRIOA and input-output analysis that is based on a single country. This chapter also provided an...

PR, Newsletter or Other

"Top News" is a compilation of important environmental news topics selected by environmental experts from the Asia-Pacific region as well as by international organisations and research institutes. With Fiji and Myanmar contributing reports for the first time, this 2006 edition brings together more news items than ever before, with three...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.6 No.2
Author:
László Somlyódy
Olli Varis

Most parts of the world are facing escalating difficulties in meeting the growing demand for freshwater, while at the same time they are confronted by a deteriorating supply of this precious resource. Decisions and attitudes concerning human development, institutional frameworks, water and wastewater infrastructure, and other technological issues...