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Issue Brief
Author:
Ken Howard
Ricardo Hirata
Kelly Warner
Radu Gogu
Daniel Nkhuwa

KEY MESSAGES
• groundwater is a major source of urban supply worldwide and aquifer storage represents a key resource for achieving water-supply security under climate change and extended drought
• private waterwell construction for urban in-situ self-supply tends to escalate as a ‘coping strategy’ during periods of inadequate utility water service...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management

As resource consumption rates soar, especially in rapidly industrialising Asia, improving resource efficiency will be an important agenda. This study analyses socio-economic conditions and policy statements on natural resources in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines,
Thailand, and Vietnam, to explore their motivation for resource efficiency...

Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development activities for the Environmental Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States

Peer-reviewed Article
In Exposure and Health
Author:
Alok
Kumar
Chander Kumar
Singh
Chitresh
Saraswat
Ram
Avtar
AL
Ramanathan
Srikantha
Herath

Intense agricultural and mining/industrial activities make groundwater quality vulnerable to contaminants. This study conducted in one of the mining areas of Panna district evaluated the factors influencing the groundwater hydrogeochemistry using water quality parameters and multi-isotopic approach considering the fact that groundwater is the only...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management
Author:
Chettiyapan
VISVANATHAN
Michikazu
KOJIMA
Pariatamby
AGAMUTHU

In developing Asia, policies and legislations to promote reduce, reuse and recycling (3Rs) of waste have gained much traction over the last 10 years. Henceforth, the focus of governmental efforts on the 3Rs will be on improving the policy implementation and managing the policy progress. To meet these ends, it is essential to set clear policy...

Presentation

SDGsにおける持続可能な消費と生産の政策パッケージ

持続可能な開発のための2030アジェンダに関するワーキング・グループ (平成27年度 第2回ポスト2015年開発目標(P15A)に関するワーキング・グループ)
Presentation

Micro-component survey of residential water end-use. Lessons learned from Hanoi and Tokyo

Symposium on “Reducing GHG through Water Smart Lifestyle in Da Nang, Vietnam”
Book Chapter
Author:
Cadman Timothy
Eastwood Lauren
Maraseni Tek
Pittock Jamie
Sarker Tapan

Since the Rio ‘Earth’ Summit of 1992, sustainable development has become the major policy response to tackling global environmental degradation, from climate change to loss of biodiversity and deforestation. Market instruments such as emissions trading, payments for ecosystem services and timber certification have become the main mechanisms for...