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Commissioned Report
This report presents the results of fact-finding investigation and surveys on decentralised domestic wastewater management in Vietnam, as a part of the commission work under the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project on: "Policy Dialogue and Network Building of Multi-stakeholders on Integrated Decentralised Domestic Wastewater Management"
Commissioned Report
This report presents the results of fact-finding investigation and surveys on decentralised domestic wastewater management in Thailand, as a part of the commission work under the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project on: "Policy Dialogue and Network Building of Multi-stakeholders on Integrated Decentralised Domestic Wastewater Management"
Policy Report
Negombo City is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is the major commercial and transport centre, and main health service provider for the region. However, municipal solid waste management is a pressing concern for Negombo due to expanding urbanization, increasing income, lack of public awareness, changes in consumption...
PR, Newsletter or Other
MASHING UP
オンラインメディアで、女性から始めるダイバーシティをキーワードに、働き方やダイバーシティ、ジェンダー平等などを扱う記事などを載せているMASHING UPからの依頼に基づき、IGESでは、SDGs & Meという連載を展開しています。 本記事は、その一環として地球温暖化をテーマに、「実際のところ、温室効果ガスを実質ゼロにすることは可能なのか?」という問いから個人が、また社会がどのように向き合うことができるのか、取り上げました。
Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Mao Kol Mardi
Navuth Sam
Kim Vathanak Thida
Keo Channarith
Nodira Akhmedkhodjaeva
Rithy Uch
Phlla Sam
Lara Grosso
Seng Bunrith
Just like in any city, the waste management has always been a major societal issue for Phnom Penh. The monthly amount of disposed waste at the landfill more than doubled in the past decade owing to factors such as population growth, economic growth, changes in industrial structure and of people’s lifestyle. While Phnom Penh Capital Administration...
Book Chapter
In Anthropogenic Tropical Forests: Human–Nature Interfaces on the Plantation Frontier
Author:
Naoko
Tokuchi
Jason
Hon
Keitaro
Fukushima
The drastic transformation in land use from natural forest to acacia and oil palm plantations in tropical regions is an issue of some controversy. The influence of land-use change on nutrient cycling is not fully understood. In this case, stream water chemistry is one of the most useful indexes of the nutrient status of an ecosystem. We...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Author:
Manish
Ramaiah
Ram
Avtar
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Just a few decades ago, Adyar River in India’s city of Chennai was an important source of water for various uses. Due to local and global changes (e.g., population growth and climate change), its ecosystem and overall water quality, including its aesthetic value, has deteriorated, and the water has become unsuitable for commercial uses. Adverse...
Discussion Paper
Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally. It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living. The key messages of the publication are: There are...
Book Chapter
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...
Policy Report
Author:
World Business Council For Sustainable Development
IGESは、一般社団法人日本経済団体連合会(経団連)との共同により、持続可能な開発のための世界経済人会議(WBCSD)作成の「人権に関するCEOガイド」の日本語翻訳版を発行しました。 本ガイドは、企業が人権問題に取り組むことの重要性やCEOのための行動のポイントを解説するものです。公害や気候変動問題に代表されるように、環境問題によって引き起こされる人権問題が多くあります。また、資源調達においては、児童労働や強制労働といった人権問題と森林破壊といった環境問題が同時に発生することも少なくありません。人権問題への対処および環境問題と人権問題の統合的解決に向け、ぜひ多くの企業の皆様に本ガイドを活用いただければ幸いです。