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Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Sk
Mithun
Mehebub
Sehana
Subrata
Chattopadhyay
Khaled
Kheder
Ram
Avtar

The mass accumulation of population in the larger cities of India has led to accelerated and unprecedented peripheral urban expansion over the last few decades. This rapid peripheral growth is characterized by an uncontrolled, low density, fragmented and haphazard patchwork of development popularly known as urban sprawl. The Kolkata Metropolitan...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Research Communications
Author:
Mrittika
BASU
Shalini
Dhyani

With the increasing spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, restrictions on public life were strengthened across the world. Non-pharmaceutical interventions like stay-at-home orders, cancellations of events, work from home, etc. are the first line of defense to combat the spread of highly transmittable infections like Covid-19. But these interventions...

Discussion Paper

Japanese companies have pioneered the development of a large number of low-carbon technologies (LCTs). As a rapidly expanding economy with burgeoning energy requirements, India offers a significant potential market for Japanese LCTs. The industry sector in India accounts for a significant share of commercial energy use and hence carbon dioxide (CO2...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Management
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
MRITTIKA
BASU
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Ram
Avtar
Priyanka
Mitra

Globally, shifting cultivation is known to be an important driver of tropical deforestation. However, we argue that it can be sustainably managed if the environmental boundary conditions, laid by the traditional customs and practices, are fully respected. We narrate an empirical study from the Zunheboto district of Nagaland, India, where we...

Conference Proceeding
Awareness Workshop (Webinar): Japanese Environmental Technologies to monitor emissions from thermal power plants and other energy-intensive industries in India

The Kansai Research Center (KRC) of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) took up the issue of air pollution in India and hosted an awareness workshop on Japanese technologies to monitor emissions from thermal power plants and other energy-intensive industries in India on 17 February 2021.The objective of the workshop was to...

Commissioned Report

日本・インド両国の環境協力を促進するため、以下の業務を実施した。

(1)インドにおける環境インフラの導入・展開に向けた調査検討;1)インドにおける環境インフラの導入・展開に向けた課題の整理、2)環境インフラ海外展開プラットフォームとJITMAPの連携検討を行った。

(2) 日本の脱炭素・低炭素技術の国際普及に向けたJITMAPを活用したウェビナー等の開催;インドにおいてニーズの高い大気汚染及び気候変動分野における環境技術の導入を促進するため、日本の技術紹介や関連する規制についてインド政府向けに紹介するウェビナーを開催した。

(3) 普及啓発資料の作成;インド国政府やインドの民間事業者向けにJITMAPの活動及び日本の環境技術の普及を促進するため...

Commissioned Report

2016年に締結したMoUに基づき、インドにおける低炭素・省エネ技術移転の推進、および兵庫県(日本)とグジャラート州(インド)の交流を強化するため、以下の業務を実施した。

(1)主にグジャラート州(及びマハラシュトラ州)の製造業企業関係者を対象として、日本の蒸気管理システムに関する理解を促進することを目的とした「日本の低炭素技術の理解向上ワークショップ」(オンライン)の開催

(2)JITMAPが過去に実施した対象技術に関する技術適用可能性調査(FS)及びエネルギー診断士・管理者向けの研修(ToT)のフォローアップ調査を通じた、技術及びその効率的な運用手法に関する改善提案の採用によるエネルギー効率化、CO2削減、並びにコスト削減等の効果の検証

(3)インド政府関係機関...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Coastal Conservation
Author:
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Shalini
Dhyani
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Paras
Pujari

Bhitarkanika National Park and Mahanadi Delta are the most biologically diverse mangrove patches of India. Due to inadequate representation of the value of the mangroves in decision-making, mangroves of Bhitarkanika and Mahanadi delta have undergone a rapid decline in the last fifty years. Thus, there is a growing need to assess the ecosystem...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Mrittika
Basu
Shalini
Dhyani

The paper narrates an empirical study of participatory mapping and spatial characterization of six non-material landscape values across multiple coastal production landscapes in the Indian Sundarban delta. The methodology relies on an inexpensive rapid rural appraisal technique that integrates the conventional notion of place preference and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Abhijit
Mukherjee
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Duc
Cong Hiep Nguyen
Hong Quan
Nguyen
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra

Rapid global changes (population growth, urbanization and frequent extreme weather conditions) have cumulatively affected local water bodies and resulted in unfavorable hydrological, ecological, and environmental changes in the major river systems. Particularly, communities in isolated riverine islands are heavily affected due to their poor...