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Submission to Policy Process
This submission is the IGES’s view on agenda item 6 of the Ad-Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA), “Matters relating to the global stocktake referred to in Article 14 of the Paris Agreement”. With a view to contributing the development of modalities of the global stocktake, it proposes the overall framework (consisted of technical and...
Research Report
The non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) caused by climate-related disasters have not been often considered in most disaster risk assessments and not been reported in most post-disaster reports and databases to the extent they deserve the attention; despite these losses could constitute major proportion of the total loss and damages (L&Ds) of any...
Research Report
While being broadly framed as 17 separate and diverse elements, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets inherently interlink with one another making up indivisible parts of sustainability from a systemic perspective. Actions or measures taken for achieving one goal may be mutually reinforcing or contradictory with achieving...
Submission to Policy Process

Initiatives on Food Waste Prevention in Japan

9th meeting of Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste (WPRPW), OECD
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During the 9th WPRPW meeting of OECD, food waste prevention and good practices in assessing the related policies were discussed in a roundtable session. From Japan, Hotta from IGES shared information on Japan's initiative on food waste prevention in Japan and submitted a short report to WPRPW process.
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Research Report
This report is an outcome of the research carried out in the second year of the APN-funded project on Assessing Community Risk Insurance Initiatives and Identifying Enabling Policy and Institutional Factors for Maximizing Climate Change adaptation and disaster risk reduction benefits from risk insurance. The report presents case studies from...
Research Report
This report evaluates the current situation of non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) in the disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) interventions in Japan using a case of Nachikatsuura Town. The ultimate objective of this study is to identify the practices that will better mitigate the NELDs in the context of the study...