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Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources, Conservation and Recycling

In the course of implementing the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, policymakers, practitioners and academics have increasingly acknowledged the urgency of addressing the food waste (FW) issue in urban areas of developing economies. This paper selected Bangkok as a case study to evaluate options for preventing and reducing...

Conference Proceeding

In the course of implementing the Paris climate agreement and the 2030 sustainable development goals, policymakers, practitioners, and academics have increasingly acknowledged the urgency of addressing the issue of food waste, both globally and more especially in Asian countries. Various research is being carried out in high-income countries such...

Policy Report

Asian cities have faced problems caused by rapid urbanization for decades. While urbanization can bring economic development to the cities, it also produces decrease of natural resources or environmental deterioration. From the perspective of fresh water related issues, Asian cities are suffering from scarcity of water resources and water...

Policy Brief

Many Asian cities have greatly relied on groundwater in the course of their development. Large populations and concentrations of industrial activity in urban areas intensified the stress on groundwater. Such stress has resulted in environmental problems, such as the drawdown of water tables, land subsidence and saltwater intrusion, which interfered...

Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.6 No.2
Mukand S. Babel
Ashim Das Gupta
Niña Donna Sto. Domingo

The various negative impacts on the environment and society caused by land subsidence have been a problem in Bangkok, Thailand, since the 1970s. Intensive groundwater extraction for industrial and domestic purposes since the 1950s, which led to a decline of groundwater levels, has been identified by various studies as the primary cause of the...

Discussion Paper
APEIS/RISPO Final Report

The transport sector provides vital services in urban areas, but at the same time causes serious urban problems. The negative effects of urban transport activities include air pollution, accidents, congestion, noise from road transport, energy consumption, and consumption of land and other natural resources for the production of vehicles and

Conference Proceeding
Conference Proceeding

The third thematic seminar, Kitakyushu Initiative Seminar on Urban Air Quality Management, was held on 20-21 February 2003 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

Discussions focused on monitoring, transportation and industry, including policy making and implementation. Participants included representatives from Bangkok...