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Commissioned Report
Building on the country’s momentum in economic growth and poverty reduction over the last couple of decades and aspiring to graduate from the least developed country (LDC) status, Lao PDR has developed a well-balanced policy framework for embracing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Being a least developed country with...
Presentation

Key Performance Indicators and Strategy Setting in formulating the City Environment Management Plan

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This work was presented as one of the keynote presentations at Da Nang city's development forum in December 2019. The author has develop an analysis of sustainable transformation scenario analysis applying SSPs framework for Da Nang city. Also Yokohama city's and Japanese experiences of sustainable development strategies were presented. The key...
Commissioned Report
Embracing the interlinkages between sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and other SDGs in the national action plan for achieving SCP is indispensable from both scientific and practical perspectives. In this paper, a systems approach is proposed for achieving SCP through the interlinkages between SCP and other SDGs in Viet Nam. The IGES SDG...
Presentation
Workshop on Cambodia’s environmental challenges and the SDGs, Co-organized by the Korea Environment Institute (KEI) and the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC), 19 September 2019, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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An integrated approach for balancing the benefits from the three dimensions, social, economic and environmental, is fundamental to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The importance of environmental SDGs has been reflected in framework of the SDGs which refers to a total of 86 out of 169 targets. Though still being classified as a...
Book Chapter
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Importance of regional climate policy instruments towards the decarbonisation of electricity system in the Great Mekong Sub-region

In Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia
This chapter summarises the key factors for achieving decarbonisation in the electricity system in GMS.
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...
Data or Tool
For the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to realise the potential to transform the way that countries and cities develop for the foreseeable future, they require effective indicators and tools for measuring, analysing and communicating the progress over time at both international and national levels. The Institute for Global Environmental...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Applied Geography
Author:
Kotaro
IIZUKA
We use crowdsourced GIS data from OpenStreetMap to help automate the mapping of land cover in Landsat satellite imagery. The OpenStreetMap data had limited area coverage, but was useful for building a model which could classify land cover in the other areas.
Data or Tool
Author:
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa B.
Milben
BRAGAIS
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice M.
We analyzed the change in vegetated and urban (impervious) area in the Silang-Santa Rosa sub-watershed of the Philippines to assess the implications related to flood risk. Our main findings were: -The impervious area of sub-watershed increased by 54% (from 3,239 ha. to 4,988 ha.). -The vegetated area decreased by 21% (from 8,509 ha. to 6,760 ha)....
Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Milben
BRAGAIS
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice
We developed a method for mapping residential areas using freely available satellite imagery. The resultant residential area map can be used for risk assessment (e.g. to estimate the population living in a flood-prone area). Our method can be applied for flood risk assessment in other watersheds in the future.