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Book Chapter
In Scenarios of Environmental Resilience and Transformation in Times of Climate Change: Effects and Lessons from the COVID-19

Five years after the SDGs were adopted and just when the United Nations called for realising the Decade of Action, the COVID-19 pandemic halted the progress of the SDGs and even reversed some of the achievements that the world made over years. With most countries struggling to overcome the pandemic and revive the economy, losing the focus on the...

Conference Proceeding
Awareness Workshop (Webinar): Japanese Environmental Technologies to monitor emissions from thermal power plants and other energy-intensive industries in India

The Kansai Research Center (KRC) of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) took up the issue of air pollution in India and hosted an awareness workshop on Japanese technologies to monitor emissions from thermal power plants and other energy-intensive industries in India on 17 February 2021.The objective of the workshop was to...

Commissioned Report

日本・インド両国の環境協力を促進するため、以下の業務を実施した。

(1)インドにおける環境インフラの導入・展開に向けた調査検討;1)インドにおける環境インフラの導入・展開に向けた課題の整理、2)環境インフラ海外展開プラットフォームとJITMAPの連携検討を行った。

(2) 日本の脱炭素・低炭素技術の国際普及に向けたJITMAPを活用したウェビナー等の開催;インドにおいてニーズの高い大気汚染及び気候変動分野における環境技術の導入を促進するため、日本の技術紹介や関連する規制についてインド政府向けに紹介するウェビナーを開催した。

(3) 普及啓発資料の作成;インド国政府やインドの民間事業者向けにJITMAPの活動及び日本の環境技術の普及を促進するため...

Commissioned Report

2016年に締結したMoUに基づき、インドにおける低炭素・省エネ技術移転の推進、および兵庫県(日本)とグジャラート州(インド)の交流を強化するため、以下の業務を実施した。

(1)主にグジャラート州(及びマハラシュトラ州)の製造業企業関係者を対象として、日本の蒸気管理システムに関する理解を促進することを目的とした「日本の低炭素技術の理解向上ワークショップ」(オンライン)の開催

(2)JITMAPが過去に実施した対象技術に関する技術適用可能性調査(FS)及びエネルギー診断士・管理者向けの研修(ToT)のフォローアップ調査を通じた、技術及びその効率的な運用手法に関する改善提案の採用によるエネルギー効率化、CO2削減、並びにコスト削減等の効果の検証

(3)インド政府関係機関...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Coastal Conservation
Author:
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Shalini
Dhyani
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Paras
Pujari

Bhitarkanika National Park and Mahanadi Delta are the most biologically diverse mangrove patches of India. Due to inadequate representation of the value of the mangroves in decision-making, mangroves of Bhitarkanika and Mahanadi delta have undergone a rapid decline in the last fifty years. Thus, there is a growing need to assess the ecosystem...

Working Paper
Author:
Anurudda
Karunarathna
Thilini
Rajapaksha
Yasas
Gamagedara

This report presents the challenges faced and opportunities revealed through a study of two cases of source-segregated waste collection by local authorities in Sri Lanka; Moratuwa Municipal Council, in Colombo, and Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha, in Monaragala for the purpose of raising planning and decision making capacities not only in Sri Lanka but...

Book Chapter
In Media and Disaster Risk Reduction Advances, Challenges and Potentials
Author:
Suman
Basnet
Rajib
Shaw
Dhrupad
Chaudhury

The Himalaya and Hindu Kush Region (HKH) is one of the world's most fragile ecosystems in terms of climate change and its impacts, such as, slow- and fast-onset disasters. Traditionally, nature and human beings have co-existed in this area with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) systems and practices being used in different ways, such as for...

Presentation
7th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region comprises the mountainous region spanning eight countries in South Asia, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. The HKH region is endowed with significant transboundary freshwater resources and biodiversity reserves. Nearly ten glacier, rainfall, and snow-fed...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science

Urbanization and concomitant challenges pose a great threat to sustainable development. Urban and rural development
interacts through the flows of people, materials, energy, goods, capital, and information. Without building sound urban–rural linkages, achieving development in one area could compromise it in another area. Achieving sustainable...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Forests
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Indu K. Murthy
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Manoj Kumar
Kritika Adesh Gadpayle

Traditional agroforestry systems across South Asia have historically supported millions of smallholding farmers. Since 2007 agroforestry has received attention in global climate discussions for its carbon sink potential. Agroforestry plays a defining role in offsetting greenhouse gases, providing sustainable livelihoods, localizing Sustainable...