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Policy Report

The Resource Pack consists of a series of short and concise technical briefs. They are each semi-autonomous and not arranged in a sequential manner, so that each can be read independently or interlinked, and in any preferred order.
- Part 1 provides an overview of current issues related to sustainable consumption, links these to the Asian context...

Policy Report
Author:
Ruth
GUZMAN
Adnan
HEZRI
Athapol
ANUNTHAVORASAKUL

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has carried out policy research on strengthening capacities for effective implementation of Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and identifying pathways to facilitate mainstreaming of ESC with a specific focus on the roles governments can play in promoting sustainable consumption. An...

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Climate change, changing rainfall and increasing water scarcity: An integrated approach for planning adaptation and building resilience of smallholder subsistence livelihoods in Nepal

This research report assesses water scarcity and its impacts on smallholder subsistence livelihoods in the context of climate change in Nepal, a mountainous country located entirely within the Ganges River Basin. It identifies and analyses existing coping responses and assesses options for introducing an adaptive response strategy to improve...

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WEPA Outlook on Water Environmental Management in Asia 2015

Since 2004, WEPA has been conducting capacity development of stakeholders as well as sharing of information and knowledge for finding solutions to water environmental issues under the partnership of 13 Asian countries, namely Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand...

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This publication is the first ever annual GHG emission inventory report of Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand. It presents the GHG-related data for two types of inventories: (i) Municipal GHG inventory; referring to guidelines by ‘ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) Local Government Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO)...

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This publication is the first ever annual GHG emission inventory report of Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand. It presents the GHG-related data for two types of inventories: (i) Municipal GHG inventory; referring to guidelines by ‘ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) Local Government Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO)...

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The guidelines and recommendations for promoting local participation in forest management for Indonesia, Lao P.D.R. and Far East Russia, as the outcome of the second phase research (FY2001-FY2003) of the IGES Forest Conservation Project.

This guidelines and recommendations consist of (i) village action guidelines (VAG) for villagers and other...

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The aim of this interim country report is to disseminate the results of the activities from the second fiscal year of the second phase, on the Russian Far East, and to provide the basis for discussions on developing guidelines and recommendations for participatory forest management.

Under the former USSR, local people were separated from forest...