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Discussion Paper
Author:
Ranjith Perera

Urban land use observably induces and generates traffic particularly where segregation among categories of land uses are distinct. Zoning in land use that distinguishes residential and commercial zones would create the needs of motorized transport due to journey to works and other purposes, provided that the proximity between residential and...

Conference Proceeding

Contents:
(1) State and the Community in Water management Case of the Damodar Valley Corporation, India by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
(2) Rewarding Communities for Keeping Rivers Clearn? First Steps in a River Care Program in West Lambung-Indonesia by Rudy Harto Widodo, S. Suyanto et. al.
(3) Consumers Education, Representation and Participation in...

Presentation
the Better Air Quality Workshop, 2006, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Policy makers in many large cities in Asia recently started to consider the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) as an option for their urban transport. This research aims to uncover the reason why introductions of BRTs in Asia were accelerated around 2004 from the perspective of lesson-drawing. Specifically, through comparative study of policy process for...

PR, Newsletter or Other

Groundwater has been overexploited in some Asian cities, causing significant problems such as land subsidence. The resource is also under the threat of aquifer contamination. The SWMP project formulated 14 recommendations, beased on teh SWMP study aiming to achieve sustainable groundwater management in the Asian cities. The recommendations...

PR, Newsletter or Other

In consideration of the importance of a platform for sharing knowledge and information on water environment management in Asia, the Water Envrionment Partnership in Asia (WEPA) - a partnership of 11 Asian countries - developed a database. The formation of the WEPA initiative was first proposed by the Ministry of the Environment Japan at the 3rd...

Commissioned Report

Integrated Capacity Strengthening for CDM/JI: Activity Report for the fiscal Year 2005(Thailand)

Remarks:

Commissioned research report by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOE)

Commissioned Report

Integrated Capacity Strengthening for CDM/JI: Activity Report for the fiscal Year 2005(Indonesia)

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Commissioned research report by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOE)

PR, Newsletter or Other

At the IGES, we have been announcing the top news on the environment in the Asia-Pacific region every year since 1998. This has been with the aim of collecting and organising information about environmental issues and policy trends in the region, and to report on how the region addresses environmental problems and how it works to create a...