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This paper was revised and the new title is 'Practical guide for improved organic waste management: climate benefits through the 3Rs in developing Asian countries'. The authors recommend readers to follow the revised version that has corrected proof and updating data on waste generation and national policies relevant with waste management...

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Asia Pacific Initiative (API)-Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (DMHA) Training Course, 3rd November 2009, Video Conference between UNU, AIT, and The University of Hawaii

The presentation aims at improving the understanding of drought and its management using a case study of India. The presentation starts with historical background of drought and its impacts in India and dwells into drought response strategies adapted over the years, problems with those strategies and tries to identify a way forward. Drought...

Policy Report

This report summarizes the current situations and challenges that developing Asia faces in introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). It also discusses various problems experienced by Japan, Korea and Taiwan after the introduction of EPR mechanisms prior to other Asian countries. It then explores issues related to international resource...

Presentation
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

The presentation summarizes the main findings of an international collaborative study/survey titled “EPR Policy in East Asia in consideration of International Resource Circulation” which will be published as a report in 2009. The study mainly focused on the application of EPR principles to the management of used electric and electronic products (e...

PR, Newsletter or Other

財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)では、アジア太平洋地域の環境問題や持続可能な社会の形成へ向けた動きを紹介することを目的として、環境問題と環境政策の動向を収集・整理し、1998年から毎年、アジア太平洋地域における環境重大ニュースとして公表している。
2008年のアジアの環境重大ニュースでは、3機関、24ヶ国から合計127件のニュースを収集することができた。これらのニュースは、必ずしも各国や機関等の公式見解ではないが、環境分野の協力機関または各国の専門家によって選定されたものであり、アジア太平洋地域における最近の環境問題を巡る主な動向がまとめられている。

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English version:http://enviroscope.iges.or.jp/modules...

PR, Newsletter or Other

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has been releasing a collection of the top news items 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...