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Workshop on “Harnessing of Water-Energy-Food Nexus for Making Path of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to Country Actions”

In the first part, the author provided a background on the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nation General Assembly on 25th September 2015, along with a set of 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon referred as a universal, integrated and...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Shogoro
Fujiki
Ryota
Aoyagi
Atsushi
Tanaka
Nobuo
Imai
Arif Data
Kusma
Yuyun
Kurniawan
Ying Fah
Lee
John Baptist
Sugau
Joan T.
Pereira
Kanehiro
Kitayama

Assessment of the progress of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets set by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the safeguarding of ecosystems from the perverse negative impacts caused by Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) requires the development of spatiotemporally robust and sensitive indicators of...

Research Report
Author:
Kaoru
Ichikawa
Suneetha M.
Subramanian
Shamik
Chakraborty

This second volume’s theme is “mainstreaming concepts and approaches of SEPLS into policy and decision-making “, covering topics including advocacy, multi-stakeholder engagement, facilitation and coordination of institutions, concrete tools and information useful for policymakers and stakeholders. The volume compiles seven selected case studies...

Commissioned Report
Author:
Paul
Pavelic
et al.

Owing to a high prevalence of rural poverty in Lao PDR, improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers by increasing their productivity is a high priority for the Government. Smallholder farming relies primarily on rainfall, which is prone to shortfalls and occasional droughts during the crop planting season. Reliable irrigation supplies would...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Environmental Protection
Author:
Farzad
Taheripour
Thomas W.
Hertel
Badri
Narayanan
Sebnem
Sahin
Anil
Markandya

This paper modifies and uses an advanced computable general equilibrium model coupled with biophysical data on land and water resources by agro-ecological zone at the river basin level to examine the economy-wide consequences of improvements in water use efficiency (WUE) in irrigation in South Asia. This is the first time the benefits of such...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Biological Conservation
Author:
Shoko
Sakai
Yee Keong
Choy
Keiko
Kishimoto-Yamada
Kohei
T. Takano
Masahiro
Ichikawa
Yumi
Kato
Ryoji
Soda
Masayuki
Ushio
Izuru
Saizen
Tohru
Nakashizuka
Takao
Itioka

Supply of non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) is an important provisioning ecosystem service. It is often argued that forest conservation contributes to poverty alleviation through provisioning of NTFPs to the poor. However, implicit assumptions of the argument that NTFPs are more intensively utilized by poor who lack alternative sub-sistence...

Presentation
Water Resources Dialogue: ChinAfrica Water Forum Series No. 4: Sustainable Utilization of Water Resources in Developing Countries

Asia is undergoing a massive developmental transformation. Its identity as a growth center of the world has been instrumental in lifting millions of people out of poverty, while many others are aspiring to a high-income status. However, this rapid development has come at the cost of groundwater depletion and degradation in different parts of Asia...