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Submission to Policy Process
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...
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...
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
Closing Event of JICA Partnership Programe on Solid Waste Management Project for Promoting Segregation and Recycling in Da Nang CityClosing Event of JICA Partnership Programe on Solid Waste Management Project for Promoting Segregation and Recycling in Da
Author:
Makoto
Tsukiji
Lessons learnt from the JICA 3R Partnership Project was presneted. Also, the possible ideas for the next phase of the project was presented.
Presentation
Expert group meeting on establishing the ASEAN Resources Panel
As a follow-up to the 30th Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment last July, UNSCAP and ASEAN organized Expert Group Meeting on establishing the ASEAN Resources Panel on 18-19 December, at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. The recommendation to establish this panel has been featured in the report “Complementarities...
Submission to Policy Process
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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Sea of Solutions 2019
To be successful, solutions to marine plastic pollution must take into consideration institutional, legal and regulatory frameworks at international, regional and local levels. Consideration of these frameworks is not relevant to governments only. To be fully effective, they must be embraced and leveraged also by development actors, private...
Book Chapter
In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
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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...
Presentation
G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter
At G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue 2019 and Follow up of the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter, as a leading editorial team of E-READI report, IGES SCP team presented key findings and best practices of ASEAN member states on their actions against plastic pollution and possible international collaboration to...