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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...
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In Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
Author:
Marlyne
Sahakian
Megha Shenoy
Ashoka
Tammara
Sama
Abigail Marie
Favis
Czarina
Salama
This chapter considers food waste from the perspective of cities in Asia, presenting case studies from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Interdisciplinary perspectives are brought together, drawing from sociology, industrial ecology, urban planning and public affairs, towards highlighting current efforts to manage waste in...
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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...
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In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Author:
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...
Commissioned Report
東南アジアの各都市においては経済発展及び人口増加を続けている一方で、廃棄物管理のインフラシステムが十分に整備されていない国も多く、各国政府・自治体は対応に苦慮しており、我が国からの支援を期待する声は多い。特に、日本の得意とする廃棄物発電(WtE)技術は、エネルギー回収とともにCO2削減も可能な廃棄物処理技術である。本業務では我が国のWtE技術の国際展開を後押しするために、フィリピン、ミャンマー、マレーシアの3ヵ国におけるWtEに関するガイドライン策定や計画策定などに対する支援を実施した。
Commissioned Report
平成30年度多国間協力を通じた3R推進に関する調査業務では、UNEP国際資源パネル(IRP)および経済協力開発機構(OECD)資源生産性廃棄物作業部会(WPRPW)支援業務を実施した。この他、G7資源効率性アライアンス支援、富山物質循環フレームワークフォローアップ調査、並びに循環経済促進のためのプラットフォーム(PACE)の活動支援等を実施した。
Book Chapter
In The Circular Economy and the Global South Sustainable Lifestyles and Green Industrial Development, 1st Edition
Against the backdrop of the growth of mainstream agriculture driven by export-oriented commercial crops, the recent emergence of organic farming in Thailand is remarkable. Organic farming is considered as an opportunity to encourage people to adopt a Sufficiency Economy, the guiding principle of national sustainable development, and also...