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8th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2014, Beijing
The presentation has two parts, the first part informs about the important lessons learned from the 2011 Tohoku disaster in Japan and the second part informs about the implications of loss and damage associated with climate change and adaptation in terms of the stakeholder perceptions and what they mean for knowledge networks.Remarks:The forum has...
Commissioned Report
Jay Cummins, IAFD
Ashley Lipman, IAFD
Heather Feetham, IAFD
Three focus group workshops were conducted in June 2014 across Australia, in order to assess farmer attitude to managing risk on-farm, and the role of current insurance products for agriculture. The focus group workshop research proved to be a worthwhile exercise in firstly engaging with farmers and exploring their ideas and attitudes towards risk...
Book Chapter
In SDplanNet-Asia Pacific Regional Workshop Series
SDPlanNet in Asia-Pacific aims to contribute to the post-2015 Development Agenda process, particularly in terms of translating global agreements on the SDGs into meaningful policies and practices at regional, national and sub-national levels. This Regional Practices Paper is prepared as spadework for the attainment of this objective. Specifically...
Discussion Paper
This report introduces factsheets on 11 different indicators for monitoring 3R and waste management policy implementation. The report is based on a research project of the Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Group, coordinated by Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and funded by the FY 2012 and FY 2013 Asia Resource Circulation...
Discussion Paper
This report provides a review of national REDD+ readiness processes in PNG, covering a broad range of issues, from features of forest cover, drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, development of the REDD+ strategy, the organisational set up for REDD+ readiness, financing of readiness activities, MRV and REL, and demonstration activities.
Book Chapter

State of the Environment in Asia and the pacific 2005: Economic Growth and Sustainability

Based on the reports of six sectors, including forestry, freshwater, climate change, urban environment, business and environmental education, the report assesses the current environmental situation in Asia, reviews policy measures that are currently in place and presents a number of broad policy recommendations that promote sustainable development...
Discussion Paper
While waste generation is still on the rise in many countries, some of them have succeeded in reversing the increase in waste generation and raising the recycling ratio by identifying the convergence of economic and environmental benefits. Wastes range widely from country to country and span the entire spectrum from containers and pakages...
PR, Newsletter or Other
In order to disseminate information about the activities of the Kitakyushu Initiative to audiences in the Asia-Pacific region, this pamphlet for the 2nd phase of the Kitakyushu Initiative provides updated information on past achievements and future goals/activities.