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Fact Sheet
Co-benefits are the multiple benefits of actions that mitigate cli-mate change while addressing other development priorities. Many cities in Asia have potential to achieve co-benefits. Howev-er, urban policymakers often lack concrete demonstrations over which actions can maximize co-benefits. Since 2015, the Institute for Global Environmental...
Forum on Urbban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies
Reduction Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in addition to conventional GHG is an emerging mitigation approach in waste sector. City of Battambang (Cambodia), with the support of IGES, has implemented Participatory Waste Management Initiative which comprised of a series of activities intended for improving city's waste management system...
Conference Paper
Proceeding of The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Russ Bona
The benefits of walking have recently inspired considerable research on the relationships between pedestrian choices and numerous built environment factors. These relationships are then elaborated using walkability indices for the meso- the micro-levels. Despite important advances in micro-level research, the walkability concept is based chiefly on...
Training or Learning Material
This 16 pages booklet was planned as a supplementary reading material for Junior Science School (JSS) seminar jointly organized by Kyushu Institute of Technology and IGES in May to August, 2013. KUC took advantage of this opportunity to introduce our research activities on community-based solid waste management in Asian countries/cities.This...
Submission to Policy Process

Initiatives on Food Waste Prevention in Japan

9th meeting of Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste (WPRPW), OECD
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.
Conference Paper
The 4th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs)
State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific Project was formulated as a joint initiative of Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), United Nations Centre for Regional Development as a secretariat of Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) to respond the needs to assess the progress of 3R...
Commissioned Report
アジア太平洋3R白書は、廃棄物分野のデータ、情報、指標を整備すること で、同地域が国レベルでも、自治体レベルでも循環産業の発展を含め3Rの実 施と環境の配慮した廃棄物管理を実施できるよう支援するものであり、技術協 力や技術移転の具体的な内容を明確にできると期待されている。 本業務は、2017年度に開催予定の第8回アジア太平洋3R推進フォーラムに おいて、その成果を出版・公表することが予定されているところであるため、 UNCRDと連携して、アジア太平洋3R白書の作成に関し、本プロジェクトのリ ード国として我が国の経験・知見を積極的に発信するとともに、その取り纏め に貢献する。
Commissioned Report
本業務は、アジア域内での環境協力の更なる促進を図るため、以下の5つを主要コンポーネントとし、これらの統合的実施を図り、CAIの幅広い普及と日本国の戦略的国際環境協力の推進に貢献することを目的とするものである。 1.アジアの都市における環境対策を強化するための概要調査、2.アジア諸国との各種会合支援及び調査業務、3.環境的に持続可能な都市(ESC)に関る調査等業務、4.アジア・太平洋島嶼国における環境問題の現状に係る調査業務、5.環境省が実施する取組に関する情報発信業務
1st Strategy Formulation Workshop for Developing Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan of Phnom Penh
In order to address waste management challenges of Phnom Penh City, development of waste management strategy is imperative to create among stakeholders common understandings on necessary policy interventions, draw demarcations of roles and responsibilities among them, and guide the actions. Waste management strategy as a package of policies...