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IGES JCM Database provides detailed information on the JCM MRV methodologies, projects, feasibility studies, and decision-making processes. The JCM is implemented by the Government of Japan with 17 partner countries; Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 海外の森林と林業
Author:
基志
平塚

最近、地球温暖化対策において森林を含めた土地 利用分野の重要性が強調されている。2015 年の国 連気候変動枠組条約の第21 回締約国会議(COP 21)で採択されたパリ協定では、気温上昇を工業化 以前と比較して2℃ないしは1.5℃上昇までに抑えることが長期目標として合意された。これを受け、 IPCC が2018 年に公表した「1.5℃特別報告書」1)で は、目標達成のためにはすべての部門で従来にない 大規模なGHG 排出削減が必要であるが、それだけ では不十分で、森林等の吸収源を同時に活用する必 要性が示された。それに続いて2019 年に公表され た「気候変動と土地に関する特別報告書」2)を森林分野について要約すれば、現在は大きな排出源となっている天然林の減少を抑制し、2050 年までに...

Commissioned Report

JCM REDD+事業「ラオス/ルアンパバーン県における焼畑耕作の抑制によるREDD+事業」のMRV検討支援を支援することを目的とし、以下の業務を実施した。

1)ラオスJCM REDD+事業に関する方法論(案)等のレビュー

今年度に早稲田大学が作成するラオス/ルアンパバーン県における焼畑耕作の抑制によるREDD+事業の方法論(案)等について専門的見地からレビューを行い、修正等が必要な箇所を整理した。

2)関連する海外出張

ラオス(ビエンチャン)で開催されるREDD+に関する政府間協議に出席し、必要に応じて技術的な観点からインプットを行った。

3)国内関係者を集めた会合への出席

上記を実施するに当たり、環境省、林野庁、並びにその他関係者との会合へ出席した。

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Science & Policy

Forest conservation is a key component of multilateral environmental agreements related to biodiversity conservation (Convention on Biological Diversity; CBD)) and climate change (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; UNFCCC), and ambitious national commitments are essential to the implementation of these agreements. To understand the...

Working Paper
IWMI Working Paper

Irrigated agriculture has become an important focus of the Government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) for addressing poverty alleviation, food security and climate change. Most irrigation systems to date have relied upon surface water, limiting irrigation development to areas close to streams, rivers and reservoirs. To address this gap, a...

Data or Tool
Author:
Department of Climate Change
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

The "JCM in CHARTS" series aim to provide a comprehensive and easy-to-understand description of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in each host country. This version describes the rules, procedures, and references for implementing the JCM in Lao PDR.

This CHARTS is also available in English: JCM in CHARTS for Lao PDR

Policy Brief
ACIAR Policy Brief
Author:
ACIAR

Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...

Training or Learning Material

This is the first video of two e-learning and training videos based on the content and activities of the "Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women" project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). This 10-minute case study documentary demonstrates the urgent need to ensure women benefit from activities that mitigate...

Commissioned Report

Lao PDR has a long way to go in addressing the drought risks substantially. Some of the issues needing immediate attention are as follows:
1. There is a need for promoting research, technical and practice-oriented, to understand the drought characteristics and addressing the drought risks at all level.
2. Prepare drought risk and vulnerability...