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Tonle Sap Lake is the largest flood-pulsed freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, supporting the livelihoods of millions of people living on and around the lake. However, recent changes in the lake water environment due to deterioration of water quality and decline in biological resources have caused various problems to local people living in floating...
Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Working Paper
中国にとっての2019年と2020年の前半は、世界経済の鈍化、米中貿易摩擦の長期化、コロナ問題の勃発など、山積の課題に対処しなければならない時期であった。米中貿易摩擦の影響もあり、中国の2019年のGDPは前年比6.1%の成長に止まった。 2020年1月-3月におけるGDP成長率は、昨年同時期に比べ6.8%下落するなかで開催した中国第十三期全国人民代表大会第3次会議では、内需拡大、雇用安定にフォーカスした政策パッケージを成立させた。  コロナ対策に関連する予算措置規模は、9.2兆元(約147.2兆円)と推計され、「新エネ自動車の普及とEV充電スタンドの拡充」や次世代通信設備や5G技術などへの重点的な投資方針も決まった。  2020年以降における中国経済のGDP成長率が不透明であるため...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Ram
Avtar
Kieu Ngoc
Le
Masaaki
Kurasaki
Tran Van
Ty
A few studies have evaluated the impact of land use land cover (LULC) change on surface water quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD), one of the most productive agricultural deltas in the world. This study aims to evaluate water quality parameters inside full- and semi-dike systems and outside of the dike system during the wet and dry season...
Working Paper
While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...
Book Chapter
A few decades ago, the surface waterbodies in Hanoi, Vietnam, were an important source of water for various usages. However, because of the rapid global changes, the current status of most of the river system is very critical from the environmental, aesthetic and commercial usage points of view. Henceforth, this research work focused on assessing...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Studies
Energy transition has been gaining significant policy attention in India, especially in the backdrop of the concerns about growing emissions from fossil fuels and the need for cleaner energy services. However, this has been one of the strategic dilemmas for the country. On the one hand, the increasing demand for fossil fuels is prompting critical...
Commissioned Report
本報告書は、アジア水環境パートナーシップ(WEPA)参加国における水環境問題の解決に向けたガバナンス強化と能力構築を目的として、令和元年度に実施した現地調査や会合の開催、WEPAデータベースに掲載されている水環境保全政策や技術情報の拡充等に関する活動の成果をまとめたものである。
Research Report
Author:
Adcharaporn
Pagdee
Canesio D
Predo
Cossey K.
Yosi
Stewart
Serawe
Mark
Mameek Winai
Isao
Endo
Although it is widely acknowledged that forests provide critical ecosystem services for human survival and well-being, in the Asia-Pacific region forests are being converted to other land uses and degraded at alarming rates. One underlying factor for this destruction of forests is market failure. Forests are cleared for other land uses or degraded...
Commissioned Report
本事業は、北九州市-ダバオ市の都市間連携事業の下、ダバオ市側の要請に基づき、ダバオ市気候変動行動計画(LCCAP)の作成支援を行うと共に、本行動計画に具体的な緩和策を位置づけ、その緩和策の実施のための財源の一つとして二国間クレジット制度(JCM)設備補助事業の活用について検討するものである。具体的には下記のような支援を行った。 1) ダバオ市が進めるLCCAPの策定支援(GHGインベントリの作成支援、緩和策の検討支援、適応策の検討支援) 2) ダバオ市内におけるエネルギー分野の低炭素化事業の実施可能性(街灯のLED化) 3) ダバオ市が進める廃棄物発電事業のJCM設備補助事業の適用可能性の検討