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Second CCET National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar
This presentation, delivered at Myanmar's Second National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar, held 5-6 and 8 December in Yangon and Mandalay City, respectively, outlines the stakeholder consultation and strategy formulation process employed by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental...
Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance Workshop
Risk insurance has been proposed to provide as a means of buffering the financial shocks and to inculcate the habit of risk awareness among the farming communities. As a result, there have been several agricultural insurance programs put in place. However, the progress in the spread of insurance has been sluggish owing to several reasons which...
Workshop on “Harnessing of Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Making Path of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to Country Actions”
In the first part, the author provided a background on the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nation General Assembly on 25th September 2015, along with a set of 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred as a universal, integrated and...

Current Status and Future Perspective of Waste Separation and 3Rs in Indonesia

The 16th Expert Meeting on Solid Waste Management in Asia and Pacific Islands
The presentation on current status and future perspective of waste separation and 3Rs in Indonesia as well as financial issues of waste treatment business was introduced in the 16th Expert Meeting on Solid Waste Management in Asia and Pacific Islands, Session 2 "Waste separation and 3Rs".
10th Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) on ESD Global Conference
Quality learning can be transformative by providing empowerment, leadership and wise investments in individual and collective lives as well as revamp the local economies of cities to become inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. It can also contribute to transitioning cities towards achieving the remaining sustainable development goals...
CAPSA-UNESCAP Policy Analysis Workshop: Transition towards sustainable agriculture in the context of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development-Strategic implementation, follow up and review
The presentation is based on the policy brief written for CAPSA (Promoting sustainable agriculture production and products in the Asia and Pacific region) for providing an overview of the sustainable agriculture policies in Asia. The presentation introduces the broad classification of sustainable agricultural policies in Asia and provides a...

Groundwater irrigation for climate-proof agriculture in Lao PDR: How the country could benefit from international experiences?