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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Sheryl
Reyes
Aya
Miyazaki
Evonne
Yiu
The advent of modern technology in agriculture has increased the efficiency of our food production but also poses pressures on the sustainability of our planet. The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been developed to safeguard traditional agricultural...
PR, Newsletter or Other
「森林環境2020」 特集・暮らしの中の熱帯
本稿で紹介するインドネシアの東カリマンタン州は1980年代に一部の県でアブラヤシ農園開発が始まった後、特に2000年代後半から、比較的最近になってアブラヤシ農園が急拡大しており、私の調査地を含めて、今でも天然二次林が伐採されてアブラヤシ農園が造成されている。アブラヤシ農園企業と地域住民の土地の権利を巡る争いも数多く起きており、地元の新聞で報道されることも多い。このようなアブラヤシ農園の拡大はどこまで続くのか、歯止めをかけることができるのか、それを東カリマンタン州の森林の状況、政策、制度、開発、地域住民の経済状況、土地の収用といった複数の点から考える。 本稿は『グリーンパワー』月刊2019年5月号に掲載された論考が『「森林環境2020」 特集・暮らしの中の熱帯』に再掲されたものである。
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Book
Editor:
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Suneetha
Subramanian
This open access book presents up-to-date analyses of community-based approaches to sustainable resource management of SEPLS (socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes) in areas where a harmonious relationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit it is essential to ensure community and environmental well-being as...
Technical Report
Author:
Devesh
Sharma
GM Tarekul
Islam
Thi Mai
Thao
Water and energy security are vitally important for sustainable development. The UN General has approved a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among the proposed goals, Goal 2, Goal 6 and Goal 7 focus on the security of three basic elements (food, water and energy, respectively) for survival of human being, economic growth and...
Policy Brief
The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s largest emitter of GHGs, and its cities account for a major share of these emissions. To achieve either the 1.5oC or 2oC global targets and NDC targets, mitigation actions must be taken in and by cities. The urban nexus approach can help urban stakeholders understand sectorial interlinkages and opportunities...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Albert
Somanje
Geetha
Mohan
Julia
Lopes
Adelina
Mensah
Christopher
Gordon
Urban-rural linkages are an integral part of fostering development in both urban and rural communities. However, the focus on development tends to have an urban bias toward Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with an increase in urbanization. Ghana is one of the fastest urbanizing countries in SSA. This paper sought to identify the challenges of urban-rural...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Food Security
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Abubakari
Ahmed
Yaw
Boafo
Boubacar
Balde
Linda
Chinangwa
Graham
von Maltitz
Alexandros
Gasparatos
A number of industrial crops have been promoted in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to meet a range of policy objectives including economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. The food security impacts of industrial crop production have received extensive policy attention and have been widely discussed in the academic...
Conference Proceeding
The Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Editor:
United Nations Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
This report is an output of the Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework held 3-6 September 2019 in Kumamoto, Japan, which was organized by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on...
Book Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Evonne
Yiu
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature” (we will use the initialism “MVN” for the purposes of this volume), are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS). The...
Book Chapter
In Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 5: Understanding the Multiple Values associated with Sustainable Use in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)
Author:
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Evonne
Yiu
In this volume, we seek to contribute to the understanding of how different kinds of values, which have been called “multiple values of nature” (we will use the initialism “MVN” for the purposes of this volume), are provided and maintained through sustainable use of biodiversity in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS). The...