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Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
The primary objective of this summit is to introduce the Takakura Home Method (THM) of Composting as part of the solid waste management system and livelihood development. Specifically it aims to: Introduce comprehensively the concepts of composting and waste segregation; Hands-on demonstration of Takakura Home Method of Composting; Present the...
Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment
Surabaya City, the regional capital and the second largest city in Indonesia with three million inhabitants, has successfully achieved 10% waste reduction in 3 years (200t/d waste reduction; 1,500-1,600t/d of waste in 2005 to 1,300t/d in 2007). The achievement was made through 1) distribution of 17,000 units of household compost baskets, 2) setting...
Economic analysis of composting, through Surabaya's case: Application in Bangkok
Workshop on utilization of organic waste, 6 November 2008
Cebu City Summit on the Takakura Method of Household-based and Community Composting, 29 November 2008
In 22nd Paper on Environmental Information Science
National project proposal to upgrade Surabaya's successful solid waste management practice
Submitted to BAPPENAS (National Development Planning Agency), KLH (Ministry of Environment) and PU (Ministry of Public Works) in Indonesia
In What is New from IGES
Biofuels have been promoted in many Indian states as part of their rural development strategies, long before the recent finalisation of India’s national policy on biofuels, in order to generate employment and produce fuel locally using existing wastelands. To promote employment, some states have promoted biofuels using nationally sponsored...
This paper introduces the REPA model, which stands for Regional Environmental Policy Assessment model. The REPA model is a multiregional computable general equilibrium model developed based on the GTAP-E model. The main objective of the REPA model is to assess potential impacts of implementing a set of environmental policy instruments (policy...