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Policy Report

[Table of Contents]
- Preface
- Trends in China's forest-related policies - from the perspective of the growing timber trade / Masanobu YAMANE and Wenming LU
- Trends in Malaysian Forest Policy / Weng-Chuen WOON and Haron NORINI
- Trends in Forest Policy of the Philippines / Juan M. PULHIN
- Farm Tree Planting and the Wood Industry in Indonesia : a...

PR, Newsletter or Other

2002年は、1992年に開催された地球サミット(環境と開発に関する国連会議、リオサミット)から10年を迎え、8月 26日から9月4日まで、南アフリカのヨハネスブルグで持続可能な開発に関する世界首脳会議(WSSD、通称ヨハネスブルグ・サミット)が開催された。その目的は、地球サミット後、環境関連の国際条約の実施や、各国の環境と開発に関する行動計画である「アジェンダ21」の実施等の取組みが行われたものの、地球環境の悪化傾向に歯止めがかからないことから、この10年の評価を行い、持続可能な開発への地球規模での取組みを再活性化させることであった。会議では、持続可能な開発実現に向けたヨハネスブルグ宣言が採択され、改めて持続可能な開発の実現に向けた各国首脳の決意が示された。


Conference Proceeding

Solid waste is a critical issue for cities in Asia and the Pacific. With changes in lifestyles, the problems faced by cities have compounded, including an increase in both solid and hazardous waste, issues pertaining to landfill management, and recycling, among others. There is often a contrast between cities with different economic levels and...

Conference Proceeding

The fourth thematic seminar on industrial relocation, organised by UN/ESCAP, the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, IGES, and Ho Chi Minh City, was held on 27-28 August in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), which is engaged in industrial relocation and has made considerable progress in this area.

Industrial relocation has been and continues to be...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Forest Research
Tsurudome, Yuuki
Mugniesyah, Siti Sugiah M.

In Kemang, a mountain village in West Java, Indonesia, the local people call the hillsides pasir, a term which includes both privately owned hillside land or nationally owned forest land. It is apparent that the national forest lands function as a social safety net, serving as land where the middle-class and the poor can conduct "informal"...