This is the summary of the country drought risk reduction assessment done as a part of the JICA-ASEAN project on integrating climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into institutional and policy processes (CN 20). There is heavy reliance of the government on drought relief leading to drought relief dependency among the farmers in...
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An inductive approach for the evidence of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: Challenges and opportunities
Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions. 1. There is an overwhelming agreement on and evidence for CCA and DRR synergies of DRR and CCA interventions respectively. CCA synergies were high when skill development and livelihood development activities...
The basic survey on development of “Asia Pacific 3R White Paper” project conducted the basic survey and institutionalization of experts/researchers group for development for the Asia Pacific 3R white paper (tentative title). In addition, the zero draft of writing guideline for Asia Pacific 3R white paper was developed initially for the development...
Biodiversity offset policy indication in Japan based on the experiences in Japan, the US, Australia and Europe
Fifth Regional 3R Forum in Asia, Surabaya
This presentation summarises finding of an ADB project on promoting recycling business in developing Asia: China, India, Malaysia, Thailand. Examples of good recycling business model were introduced followed with recommendations to improve the recycling business toward sustainable development.
Recycling business in developing Asia: policy recommendations
ARC working group, Surabaya
This presentation describes finding of an ADB project on investigation of recycling business in developing Asian countries: China, India, Malaysia and Thailand.Remarks:For working group discussion only.
Due to a rapid increase in waste generation in Asia, recycling businesses are increasing their already significant contribution to sustainable solid waste management. At the same time, improper practices of recycling businesses can also generate serious health and environmental impacts. There is therefore a clear need to promote the scaling up of...
IGES's recent collaborative activities on the 3Rs in Malaysia Development of Food Waste Management Strategy in Malaysia
Inception Workshop for MOEJ LCS FS in Iskandar