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Book Chapter
In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries

Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...

Commentary (Op. Ed)

パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、ここ数年ではアブラヤシの種子からパーム核油を取り出した後の残ざん渣さであるパーム核殻が輸入され、国内のバイオマス発電で使用されるようになっている(滝沢 2015等)。よって、パーム油はその生産過程で生じる副産物も含めて、私たちにとって非常に身近な存在といえる。しかし、日本ではパーム油を使用する商品の原材料名には「植物油脂」と記載されるので、普段パーム油を消費しているという実感をもつのが難しく...

Submission to Policy Process

This Work Plan provides comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on the status, challenges and opportunities of waste management in Medan City, including relevant regulations and policies, administrative structure, waste management cost, waste quality and quantity, waste collection, 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and final disposal. Based on such...

Submission to Policy Process

Pengelolaan sampah telah menjadi salah satu isu utama di banyak kota khususnya di negara-negara berkembang. Tempat-tempat pembuangan akhir dari limbah padat perkotaan merupakan sumber terbesar ketiga dari emisi metana antropogenik di dunia. Sementara itu, pembakaran sampah secara terbuka dan pembakaran bahan bakar yang tidak sempurna dari truk-truk...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In The Jakarta Post

Urban policies and regulations on land use management and planning must adopt the results of the study and evaluation of disaster risks so that investments can be better targeted while decreasing the burden of environmental degradation and the risk of damage to urban infrastructure. The scheme and preparation of funding for urban development must...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management
Nguyen Thi Kim
Lai Nguyen
Didin Agustian

Lack of robust data to assess the effects of different policies may hamper the design and implementation of effective solutions to reduce traffic emissions. This study analyzed the emissions of passenger fleets in Bandung, Indonesia, illustrated with three emission scenarios against the 2015 baseline. Local surveys were conducted to get traffic...

Data or Tool

"JCM dalam BAGAN untuk Indonesia" is part of the "JCM in CHARTS" series, which aims to provide a comprehensive and easy-to-understand description of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in each host country. This version describes the rules, procedures, and references for implementing the JCM in Indonesia in the Bahasa Indonesia language.

PR, Newsletter or Other

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Semarang City Government concluded an agreement to collaborate and support the implementation of City Resilience Strategy (CRS) on 24 May, 2016. IGES provides a total solution on actionable plans by conducting the following activities (Figure 1):
1) Developing low-carbon society scenarios...