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Data or Tool
National policies to achieve the SDGs may lead to inequitable development at the sub-national levels. The research project "River basins as 'living laboratories' for achieving the SDGs across national and sub-national scales", collaborated among University of Glasgow (UK), Loughborough University (UK), Nankai University (China) and the Institute...
Training or Learning Material
E-Learning module on the means of implementation for SDGs
Contributing to IGES E-learning module on the means of implementation for SDGs, this short lecture focuses on data gaps and challenges for measuring environment-related SDGs. The lecture includes two parts. The first part focuses on the importance of environmental sustainability, the existing data gaps and solutions at the global level. The second...
Presentation
With a population of 250 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and second-largest plastic polluter in the world after China. The country produces 3.2 million tons of unmanaged plastic waste a year, of which about 1.29 million tons ends up in the sea (Jambeck, 2015). In addition, approximately 10 billion plastic carry bags, equal to...
Commissioned Report
Author:
The Energy and Resources Institute, India
IGES was commissioned by Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ) to conduct a Technology Assessment (TA) project to promote the application of Japanese low carbon technologies in India. The project builds upon the achievements of TA projects conducted regularly since FY 2015. Among key components of the TA project were operating and strengthening...
Submission to Policy Process
Japan's current NDC targets a 26% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to the 2013 level. However, it has become clear that there is room to raise this target by matching the economic growth assumptions made when the NDC was formulated with actual figures, and making them more realistic. Drawing on the study’s results, IGES...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment, Development and Sustainability
Author:
Mrittika
BASU
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Satoshi
HOSHINO
Coordinated actions by actors at different levels with effective community engagement are necessary for sustainable rural water supply and management. However, there are limited studies that analyze and reflect on the lack of coordination among different actors and report the practical ground-level challenges confronted at a local level, in order...
Briefing Note
The 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (7APFSD) is due to take place on 25-27 March 2020 at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. One of the significant differences to preceding APFSD forums (at least from 2017) is that the APFSD7 does not have any cluster of goals under review. This reflects a decision at the global level...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Geocarto International
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Ali
Yunus
Ali
Kharrazi
Operational monitoring of vegetation and its response to climate change involves the use of vegetation indices (VIs) in relation to relevant climatic data. This study analyses the temporal variations of vegetation indices in response to climatic data (temperature and precipitation) to better understand the phenological changes in the Wa-West and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Geocarto International
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Ali P.
Yunus
Ali
Kharrazi
Operational monitoring of vegetation and its response to climate change involves the use of vegetation indices (VIs) in relation to relevant climatic data. This study analyses the temporal variations of vegetation indices in response to climatic data (temperature and precipitation) to better understand the phenological changes in the Wa-West and...
Conference Proceeding
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan, and The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), India, organized a session on 07 February 2020 to promote the implementation of Japanese Energy-Efficient Technologies at Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) and National Productivity Council’s (NPC) ‘State Level Energy Auditors and...