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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...

Policy Report
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United Nations Centre for Regional Development
United Nations Environmental Programme/ Regional Resource Centre in Asia and the Pacific

The Programme of National 3R Strategy Development was initiated as one of the outcomes of the Ministerial Conference on the 3R Initiative held in Tokyo, Japan, in March 2005. The project was funded by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the Asian Development Bank (for Viet Nam only) and jointly implemented by the United Nations Centre for...

Report Chapter

The Emerging Need for Sharing Environmental Product Information and Reconsidering the Producers' Informative Responsibility

In Extended Producer Responsibility Policy in East Asia - in Consideration of International Resource Circulation -
Non Peer-reviewed Article

中古家電の貿易と途上国における中古家電市場(II) -ベトナムとカンボジアの事例をもとに-

In 資源環境対策
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Hazards
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This paper presents a case study of drought risk assessment and management in Svay Rieng province of Cambodia. Drought is a creeping disaster and has debilitating impacts on rural livelihoods and socio-economic conditions. Interviews with local communities, government administration, and non-governmental agencies indicated the lack of livelihood...

Non Peer-reviewed Article

中古家電の貿易と途上国における中古家電市場(I) -ベトナムとカンボジアの事例をもとに-

In 資源環境対策
Presentation
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

By experiencing the recent price fluctuation of resources, sustainable resource management, including waste management and resource circulation, is becoming a renewed policy concern for both developed and developing countries.

Unless material flows are monitored on a regular basis, it is difficult to design policies for improved resource...

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

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous chemicals and valuable metals, and its combination is a challenge for the recycling process due to the potential risks to human health and the environment and value of resources. Safe and efficient resource recovery requires, in turn, that improved information on embedded...

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...