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Book Chapter
In Implementing the Satoyama Initiative for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being
Author:
Raffaela
Kozar

Primary production, including agriculture, aquaculture, forestry and fisheries is the strongest driver of biodiversity loss globally. It can, however, contribute to biodiversity conservation if wisely managed such as in ‘Satoyama’ and ‘Satoumi’, or socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), where production activities support...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability

The recognition of the urgent need for more sustainable lifestyles dates from the late 20th century, originating in concerns about resource depletion and climate change. Research and policy measures have evolved since then, paying increasing attention to systemic change over individual behaviour. However, as individual behavioural change is...

Book
Editor:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Merle
Naidoo
Abubakari
Ahmed
Alice
Karanja
Kensuke
Fukushi

The aim of this two-volume book series is to highlight some of the most pervasive sustainability challenges that Sub-Saharan Africa faces. The two volumes contain 20 chapters that illustrate very diverse sustainability challenges throughout the continent, adopting interdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches, and methods from the...

Book Chapter
In Sustainability Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa I: Continental Perspectives and Insights from Western and Central Africa
Author:
Yaw
Boafo
Godfred
Jasaw
Gerald
Yiran
Rodolfo
Lam
Geetha
Mohan
Gordana
Kranjac-Berisavljevic

Droughts and floods are some of the major climatic hazards in the semi-arid areas of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Climate change affects the periodicity and severity of such hazards, and eventually the well-being of many rural communities in the region, including semi-arid Ghana. Enhancing the resilience of local communities to droughts and floods...

Book Chapter
In Sustainability Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa I: Continental Perspectives and Insights from Western and Central Africa
Author:
Marcin
Jarzebski
Abubakari
Ahmed
Alice
Karanja
Yaw
Boafo
Boubacar
Balde
Linda
Chinangwa
Sileshi
Degefa
Eric
Dompreh
Alexandros
Gasparatos

Various industrial crops have been promoted across sub-Saharan African (SSA) to meet very diverse socioeconomic objectives linked to economic growth, rural development, agricultural modernization and energy security. Even though industrial crop production and food security have received extensive policy attention, we lack a comprehensive...

Book
Author:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Abubakari
Ahmed
Merle
Naidoo
Alice
Karanja
Kensuke
Fukushi

The aim of this 2-volume book is to highlight how Sustainability Science approaches can help solve some of the pervasive challenges that Africa faces. The volumes collect a number of local case studies throughout Africa that adopt transdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches using methodologies from the natural and the social sciences...

Working Paper

JCM-SDGs linkage guidance can be utilized to identify and analyse how the JCM projects contribute to achieving the SDGs. It shows linkages between JCM project types and SDG Targets. Measuring JCM project contributions to the SDGs would support a company’s internal communication and decision-making towards integration of the SDGs and business...

Keywords:
Working Paper

二国間クレジット制度と持続可能な開発への貢献活用ガイダンスは、JCMプロジェクトがどのようにSDGsに貢献しているかの特定や分析に活用することができます。プロジェクトを分析することで、企業内におけるJCMのSDGsへの貢献の理解を深め、ビジネス戦略とSDGsの統合に関するコミュニケーションや意思決定を促します。さらに、SDGsを軸とする新たなビジネス戦略構築のための戦略的ツールとしてJCMを活用することができます。

Keywords:
Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Sustainability
Author:
Jules
Pretty
Simon
Attwood
Richard
Bawden
Henk
van den Berg
Zareen
P. Bharucha
John
Dixon
Cornelia
Butler Flora
Kevin
Gallagher
Ken
Genskow
Sue
E. Hartley
Jan
Willem Ketelaar
Japhet
K. Kiara
Viyay
Kumar
Yuelai
Lu
Tom
MacMillan
Anne
Maréchal
Alma
Linda Morales-Abubakar
Andrew
Noble
P. V. Vara
Prasad
Ewald
Rametsteiner
John
Reganold
Jacob
I. Ricks
Johan
Rockström
Peter
Thorne
Songliang
Wang
Hannah
Wittman
Michael
Winter
Puyun
Yang

For agriculture and land management to improve natural capital over whole landscapes, social cooperation has long been required. The political economy of the later twentieth and early twenty-first centuries prioritized unfettered individual action over the collective, and many rural institutions were harmed or destroyed. Since then, a wide range of...

Submission to Policy Process

This Composting Guideline was prepared by the researchers from the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) focusing on the introduction of composting projects based on source separation of organic waste and aerobic fermentation at plants for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)...