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Contents:(1) State and the Community in Water management Case of the Damodar Valley Corporation, India by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt(2) Rewarding Communities for Keeping Rivers Clearn? First Steps in a River Care Program in West Lambung-Indonesia by Rudy Harto Widodo, S. Suyanto et. al.(3) Consumers Education, Representation and Participation in...
Policy Report
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Asian Development Bank (ADB)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
To discuss and cope with steadily increasing problems in waste management and how to advance the 3R initiative in South Asia, the South Asia 3R Expert Workshop was co-orgnized by IGES, ADB, UNEP, and ICIMOD in Kathmandu, Nepal. The workshop was successful in achieving the multiple objectives of (1) in-depth discussion of solid waste management...
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3R
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The results of this study indicate that Kathmandu Valley's motorized travel demand increased 8.7 fold in 2004 from nearly one billion passenger-km in 1989. It suggests that the demand will increase to 27 billion passenger-km by 2025. Despite the drastic increase, the modal share of public and private transport modes have changed little since 1989...
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Archive of a booklet with a good reputation for providing a plain and easy-to-understand description of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and other Kyoto mechanisms. This book has been newly published as "CDM in Charts". http://pub.iges.or.jp/modules/envirolib/view.php?docid=835Remarks:This book is published by IGES as part of the Integrated...
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Currently economic integration in East Asia is accelerating along with a political movement towards the creating of an East Asia Community. Regional economic integration could promote sustainability through generating higher incomes and facilitating clean technology transfer on one hand, but equally it could cause natural resource degradation and...
Conference Proceeding
The International Symposium "Environmental Business for Regenerating Local Society", which was organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) - Kansai Research Centre (KRC) in cooperation with the 21st Century Research Organization for Human Care at the Kobe Portopia Hotel on February 3, 2006 provided important insights into...
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Local governments and business community have long sought to attract large industrial facilities to their regions. This approach to local economic development is often met with many policy challenges, economic barriers and environmental limitations, On the other hand, environmental business that utilizes local resources and posses comparative socio...
Conference Proceeding
Editor:
Bertrand Fort
Sol Iglesias
The Conference "1/3 of Out Planet: What Can Asia and Europe Do for Sustainable Development?" held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 23-25 November 2005 , very successfully concluded the first phase of teh Asia-Europe Environment Forum. A total of twelve workshops and two plenary sessions hosted by prominent organisations in the field of the environment and...
Conference Proceeding
Editor:
Hermann E. Ott
Karin Holl
"Climate Policy 2005 and Beyond: Japanese-German Impulses" was held on 1 November 2005 in Tokyo as part of the events taking place during the Germany year in Japan 2005/2006. This conference, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) was co-organised by the Wuppertal Insititute for...