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Stockholm World Water Week 2018 Session on "Groundwater-based natural infrastructure solutions: The missing link to resilience?"
Kumamoto is a rare case of fully functional PES for over 13 years; Willingness between buyers and sellers is one of the basic conditions for establishing PES. However, willingness are always not sufficient condition for groundwater recharge, which are difficult to quantify and verify; Role of intermediary institutions such as local agriculture...
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ADB Conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Management and Adaptation
Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion projects and programs have been introduced globally in the past several decades. These financial inclusion instruments range between providing cash at hand to invest in...
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The 7th IWA-ASPIRE CONFERENCE 2017 & Water Malaysia Exhibition 2017
This study conducted an in-depth investigation on the existing practices and technical approaches for wastewater and manure management from pig farms, both at household and farm scale, through a case study in 5 selected cities and provinces in Vietnam, including Hanoi, Hung Yen, Thai Binh, Thanh Hoa and Bac Giang. An innovative approach has been...
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Proceedings of the 16th World Lake Conference
Author:
Akio
Onishi
Milben
Bragais
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
Emily
Skeehan
Land cover (LC) has a significant impact on rainfall-runoff dynamics of a watershed, so LC maps are often incorporated into hydrological models to simulate how changes in climate or land management will affect water quantity/water quality within the watershed. The accuracy of a LC map can thus affect the accuracy of hydrological modelling results...
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Opportunity cost analysis of land use changes in Karen indigenous community in Thailand °Jintana Kawasaki1, Yasuo Takahashi1, Henry Scheyvens1 and Prasert Trakansphakon2 Karen indigenous people most living in and around the state forests in northern Thailand have long been practicing the traditional rotation farming (RF) for their subsistence food...
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Develop a Regional Strategy for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation: Lesson learned from the field

Project Workshop entitled "Sustainable Forest Rehabilitation and Management for the Conservation of Trans-boundary Ecological Security in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia-Pilot Demonstration Project of Lao PDR, Myanmar and China/Yunnan"
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Third Annual of Green Growth Knowledge Platform Conference
In 2009, Indonesia has committed itself to reduce GHGs emission by 41% by 2020 with international assistances. Over all sectors, about 80% of total GHG emissions in Indonesia come from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF). In line with this, Indonesia also started implementing "a green economy" in several major sectors such as forestry...
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International Conference on Building Resilience and Developing Sustainability 2015
As a first step in strengthening resilience of communities, it is critical to understand status of community resilience and have common understanding of status of community resilience among community members. The “toolkit for indicators of resilience in socio-ecological production landscape and seascape (SEPLS) ” is one of the tools to assess...
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57th Autumn Conference of the Remote Sensing Society of Japan
In this study, we investigated trends in the use of remote sensing (RS) to address some major global environmental issues to see if it is being increasingly or decreasingly used to address each issue. We considered several land, water, air, and integrated Earth system issues. Of the 12 environmental issues we considered, there was an increasing...
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2014 ISSAAS International Congress on Agricultural Changes in Southeast Asia: Past, Present and Future
Thai farmers plant eucalyptus trees on their unused farmlands with poor fertility soils to raise their incomes and in response to inducements from the Government. The conversion of unused farmlands to eucalyptus can contribute to climate change mitigation as the growing trees sequester carbon. To estimate the contribution of eucalyptus plantations...