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Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Rosa Vivien Ratnawati
Novrizal Tahar
Ujang Solihin Sidik
Tsukiji Makoto
With a population of 250 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and second-largest plastic polluter in the world after China. The country produces 3.2 million tonnes of un-managed plastic waste a year, of which about 1.29 million tonnes ends up in the marine environment. In addition, approximately 10 billion plastic carry bags...
Commissioned Report
北九州市アジア低炭素化センターは2010年6月に開設され、今年開設10周年を迎える。そこで、北九州市は、同センター開設10周年記念事業として、投資家、企業経営者、起業家等の民間企業関係者を対象とした「ホラシス会議」の誘致を予定している。当業務では、ホラシス会議の全体会で取り上げるテーマ案として、同センター開設10周年記念事業として相応しいテーマ案を設定するものである。
Commissioned Report
Author:
Takako
Ono
Michiyo
Shimamura
Takashi
Miyagawa
Mitsuhide
Sawada
川崎市とバンドン市は、平成18年から「アジア・太平洋エコビジネスフォーラム」及び「UNEP 連携エコタウンプロジェクト」を通じ、連携・協力関係が醸成されており、この連携・協力関係の確認・強化のため、バンドン市と川崎市は、2016年2月18日に、「低炭素で持続可能な都市形成に向けた都市間連携に関する覚書」を締結した。この覚書締結時に、バンドン市長から廃棄物分野に関する都市間連携を通じた支援の要請をいただいた。これらの希望に応えるため、JICA草の根技術支援事業(地域特別活性枠)を活用し、バンドン市が川崎市の支援を受け、体系的な廃棄物管理を可能にしていく活動を行うこととなった。本事業の目標は、インドネシア国バンドン市が持続可能な資源循環型社会に寄与する廃棄物管理手法を構築し実施することにより...
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Policy Report
Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Hla Maung Thien
Min Maw,
Ni Ni Thin
Hein Latt
Ohnmar May Tin Hlaing
Myanmar has had to face tremendous challenges in waste management in the recent past, due to a number of factors – its growing population and economy, increasing complexity of waste streams, and lack of effective waste management systems, proper infrastructure, capital investment, financial and human resources, as well as effective policy and...
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...
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...
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...
Briefing Note
Author:
Melissa May
F. Cardenas
The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted at the conference held in Kumamoto City and Minamata City in October 2013. The convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions/releases of mercury and mercury compounds and stipulates appropriate management and reduction of the emissions through the entire...