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Author:
Rosa Vivien Ratnawati
Novrizal Tahar
Ujang Solihin Sidik
Tsukiji Makoto
With a population of 250 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and second-largest plastic polluter in the world after China. The country produces 3.2 million tonnes of un-managed plastic waste a year, of which about 1.29 million tonnes ends up in the marine environment. In addition, approximately 10 billion plastic carry bags...
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According to the World Bank (2018), global annual waste generation is expected to jump from 2.01billion tonnes in 2016 to 3.40 billion tonnes over the next 30 years, and this trend is especially true in developing countries in Asia and Africa. This suggests that there has been very little success in reversing the trend of the increased generation...
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2015年、国際社会は「持続可能な開発のための2030アジェンダ」の中核となる「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」を採択しました。そして多くの国が、国連が主導する「自発的国家レビュー(VNR)」のプロセスを通じて、SDGsの実施に向けた取り組みを公開・共有しています。新しい開発アジェンダの実現のために各国が進める幅広い政策と予算の一部が、このプロセスを通じて明らかになりました。しかしながら、アジア太平洋地域の政策立案者は、SDGs達成に向けた取り組みをさらに加速させる必要があります。 2019年9月に公表された「持続可能な開発に関するグローバル・レポート(GSDR)」の最新版では、SDGsの進展を加速するために重要な6つの「エントリーポイント」が提案されました。2020年の...
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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...
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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...
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Author:
Mao Kol Mardi
Navuth Sam
Kim Vathanak Thida
Keo Channarith
Nodira Akhmedkhodjaeva
Rithy Uch
Phlla Sam
Lara Grosso
Seng Bunrith
Just like in any city, the waste management has always been a major societal issue for Phnom Penh. The monthly amount of disposed waste at the landfill more than doubled in the past decade owing to factors such as population growth, economic growth, changes in industrial structure and of people’s lifestyle. While Phnom Penh Capital Administration...
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Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019
Contributor:
The participants of the Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Annual Conference 2019 “The Role of Consumers in Triggering Change in Consumption & Production” brainstormed the root causes of the plastic waste problem and proposed policy recommendations based on national experiences and expertise on the issue. The following were the key insights...
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Contributing Papers for the 2019 Global Assessment Report
Author:
Karen G.
Villholth
Paul
Pavelic
Andrew
Ross
Groundwater is a de-facto source of water during drought and emergencies. In a broader perspective, the traditional short-term strategy of using groundwater to combat water deficits during drought needs revisiting. The objective of this paper is to examine the relevance and options for developing and adopting such groundwater-based natural...
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This Work Plan provides comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on the status, challenges and opportunities of waste management in Medan City, including relevant regulations and policies, administrative structure, waste management cost, waste quality and quantity, waste collection, 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and final disposal. Based on such...
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Author:
Voltaire
ACOSTA
Maria Delia Cristina M.
VALDEZ
Liz
SILVA
Crispian
LAO
Albert A.
MAGALANG
The National Strategy to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants from the Municipal Solid Waste Sector in the Philippines was developed through a multi-stakeholder consultation process led by the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) through its Environmental Management Bureau’s (EMB) Climate Change Division (CCD) and Solid Waste...