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Commissioned Report

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development activities for the Environmental Policy Dialogue between the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States

Presentation

Presenting IGES-wide city work at WRI

World Resources Report Expert Roundtable, Washington D.C.

A collection of recent and on-going activities at IGES were presented to WRI experts. The presentation focused on three themes, namely: (1) tools and data; (2) research and projects; and (3) Networks.

Commissioned Report

Strengthening the Climate Technology Centre and Network in the Asian Region towards Low Carbon Technology Renovation for Developing Countries: Myanmar Country Study

Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information

A new method was developed for mapping forest, agricultural, and urban land cover using remote sensing imagery. It is designed to better detect small land cover objects (e.g. small forest or agricultural patches) and monitor their change (e.g. fine-scale deforestation) using freely-available satellite imagery.

Commissioned Report
Ministry of Environment of Japan - Commissioned Report

This draft report documents progress made on the “Low Carbon Technology Transfer Preparedness Database Project”, supported by the Ministry of Environment Japan in FY 2014. The report’s key focus lies on documenting subnational data gaps, sources and access issues whilst also describing contributions made to international processes on data and...

Commissioned Report

This is a final report on the project for accelerating Asian regional collaboration on Environmental Impact Assessment, under a lump-sum Ukeoi contract with MOEJ in FY2014. The Project consists of four components: i) In-depth study on policy and implementation of country EIA system in six countries, namely Cambodia, Korea, Indonesia, Myanmar...

Commissioned Report

This quick study was conducted to gather overall information on environmental challenges,
measures taken by the national government and other key players as well as multilateral and bilateral development partners, and thus to inform options of proposals regarding potential environmental cooperation between the Ministry of the Environment of Japan...

Data or Tool

The Sustainable Cities Database is a new information resource to help sustainable development actors identify potential partner cities for low-carbon technology transfer projects.

Spatial and Demographic Indicators: Spatial and demographic characteristics are described using a range of indicators, including population size and density, natural...