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Policy dialogue under the city to city collaboration between Da Nang and Yokohama toward low-carbon smart city
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The presentation at the policy dialogue meeting under the city to city collaboration (between Da Nang and Yokohama) project funded by Ministry of Environment Japan. IGES presented the key GHG reduction potential areas and targets for formulating climate action plans in Da Nang city. The further research consortium was also suggested involving key...

Policy Report

Starting in August 2019, the SWITCH Asia SCP Facility has provided technical support to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) for development of the National Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (2021.2030) (NAP on SCP). The SCP Facility established a team of international and national experts to conduct an assessment on...

Commissioned Report
Building on the country’s momentum in economic growth and poverty reduction over the last couple of decades and aspiring to graduate from the least developed country (LDC) status, Lao PDR has developed a well-balanced policy framework for embracing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Being a least developed country with...
Presentation

Key Performance Indicators and Strategy Setting in formulating the City Environment Management Plan

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This work was presented as one of the keynote presentations at Da Nang city's development forum in December 2019. The author has develop an analysis of sustainable transformation scenario analysis applying SSPs framework for Da Nang city. Also Yokohama city's and Japanese experiences of sustainable development strategies were presented. The key...
Commissioned Report
Embracing the interlinkages between sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and other SDGs in the national action plan for achieving SCP is indispensable from both scientific and practical perspectives. In this paper, a systems approach is proposed for achieving SCP through the interlinkages between SCP and other SDGs in Viet Nam. The IGES SDG...
Presentation
Workshop on Cambodia’s environmental challenges and the SDGs, Co-organized by the Korea Environment Institute (KEI) and the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC), 19 September 2019, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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An integrated approach for balancing the benefits from the three dimensions, social, economic and environmental, is fundamental to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The importance of environmental SDGs has been reflected in framework of the SDGs which refers to a total of 86 out of 169 targets. Though still being classified as a...
Book Chapter
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Importance of regional climate policy instruments towards the decarbonisation of electricity system in the Great Mekong Sub-region

In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

This chapter summarises the key factors for achieving decarbonisation in the electricity system in GMS.

Research Report

While being broadly framed as 17 separate and diverse elements, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets inherently interlink with one another making up indivisible parts of sustainability from a systemic perspective. Actions or measures taken for achieving one goal may be mutually reinforcing or contradictory with achieving...

Data or Tool

For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to realise the potential to transform the way that countries and cities develop for the foreseeable future, they require effective indicators and tools for measuring, analysing and communicating the progress over time at both international and national levels. The Institute for Global Environmental...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Applied Geography
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Kotaro
IIZUKA

We use crowdsourced GIS data from OpenStreetMap to help automate the mapping of land cover in Landsat satellite imagery. The OpenStreetMap data had limited area coverage, but was useful for building a model which could classify land cover in the other areas.