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Book Chapter
In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions

Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...

Commissioned Report

本事業は、北九州市-ダバオ市の都市間連携事業の下、ダバオ市側の要請に基づき、ダバオ市気候変動行動計画(LCCAP)の作成支援を行うと共に、本行動計画に具体的な緩和策を位置づけ、その緩和策の実施のための財源の一つとして二国間クレジット制度(JCM)設備補助事業の活用について検討するものである。具体的には下記のような支援を行った。

1) ダバオ市が進めるLCCAPの策定支援(GHGインベントリの作成支援、緩和策の検討支援、適応策の検討支援)

2) ダバオ市内におけるエネルギー分野の低炭素化事業の実施可能性(街灯のLED化)

3) ダバオ市が進める廃棄物発電事業のJCM設備補助事業の適用可能性の検討

Commissioned Report

This project has been designed to provide support for the formulation of the local climate change action pan (LCCAP) based on a request from Davao City under city-to-city cooperation between Kitakyushu and Davao. Concrete mitigation measures are positioned in this action plan and the use of the financing programme for Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM...

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Hla Maung Thien
Min Maw,
Ni Ni Thin
Hein Latt
Ohnmar May Tin Hlaing

Myanmar has had to face tremendous challenges in waste management in the recent past, due to a number of factors – its growing population and economy, increasing complexity of waste streams, and lack of effective waste management systems, proper infrastructure, capital investment, financial and human resources, as well as effective policy and...

Book Chapter
In Resilient Policies in Asian Cities: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters

Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015–2030) called for urgent need in building resilient...

Presentation

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

Author:
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...
Book Chapter
In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Author:

Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...

Policy Report
Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. 

With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainable Cities and Societies
Author:
R.L.
Kaswanto
Nurhayati
Arifin
Aris
Munandar
Hadi Susilo
Arifin
Muchamad
Muchtar
Kei
Gomi
Tsuyoshi
Fujita

This article analyzes which factors influenced willingness to purchase residential electricity savings technologies in Bogor, Indonesia. Survey data collected from 600 households between October and November 2015 was used to test hypotheses on demographic, informational, and participatory determinants of willingness to invest in energy efficient...