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Submission to Policy Process
In 2015, the international community adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the centerpiece of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Every year the Asia Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development (APFSD) and High Level Political Forum (HLPF) offer an important opportunity to assess regional and global progress on the SDGs. The 14...
Data or Tool
National policies to achieve the SDGs may lead to inequitable development at the sub-national levels. The research project "River basins as 'living laboratories' for achieving the SDGs across national and sub-national scales", collaborated among University of Glasgow (UK), Loughborough University (UK), Nankai University (China) and the Institute...
Training or Learning Material
E-Learning module on the means of implementation for SDGs
Contributing to IGES E-learning module on the means of implementation for SDGs, this short lecture focuses on data gaps and challenges for measuring environment-related SDGs. The lecture includes two parts. The first part focuses on the importance of environmental sustainability, the existing data gaps and solutions at the global level. The second...
Submission to Policy Process
Japan's current NDC targets a 26% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to the 2013 level. However, it has become clear that there is room to raise this target by matching the economic growth assumptions made when the NDC was formulated with actual figures, and making them more realistic. Drawing on the study’s results, IGES...
Commissioned Report
Being a least developed country with limited capacities and financial resources, Ethiopia 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 effectively by addressing the...
Commissioned Report
Building on the country’s momentum in economic growth and poverty reduction over the last couple of decades and aspiring to graduate from the least developed country (LDC) status, Lao PDR has developed a well-balanced policy framework for embracing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Being a least developed country with...
Commissioned Report
Implementing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) receives the highest political support in Tanzania. The country’s Second Five-Year Development Plans (FYDP II) for the period of 2016/17-2020/21 is the main policy instrument in Tanzania for implementing the SDGs. Being a least developed country with limited capacities and...
Presentation

Key Performance Indicators and Strategy Setting in formulating the City Environment Management Plan

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This work was presented as one of the keynote presentations at Da Nang city's development forum in December 2019. The author has develop an analysis of sustainable transformation scenario analysis applying SSPs framework for Da Nang city. Also Yokohama city's and Japanese experiences of sustainable development strategies were presented. The key...
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
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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...