More than half of the world’s population currently lives in cities. And half of this, lives in Asia. And from all of these people living in the world’s cities, more than 80% are exposed to poor air quality and experiencing air pollution, especially in Asia. This air pollution is mainly related to the global phenomenon of GHG emission, which mostly...
A vast range of multidisciplinary studies has been delivering extensive efforts to define and formulate development frameworks for the implementation of appropriate technologies especially within the urbansetting of developing cities. These studies are mostly related to the term “Appropriate Technology (AT)” introduced by Schumacher which refers to...
Financing, Data Collection and Institutional Coordination of SWM - Japan Case Study
The presentation on Japan's experiences on financing, data collection and institutional coordination between national and local governments in Municipal Solid Waste Management was given in the Technical Deep Dive on Solid Waste Management held by Tokyo Development Learning Center, World Bank Group during March 21st and 24th, 2017.
This presentation shares the experience and lessons learned in developing an environmental education programme in Mandalay City aiming to achieve a sustainable Mandalay City through city-to-city partnership between Kitakyushu City
This presentation shares the successful experience of Surabaya City in improving its waste management system with the technical assistance of Kitakyushu City under the city-to-city cooperation
This presentation, delivered at Myanmar's Second National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar, held 5-6 and 8 December in Yangon and Mandalay City, respectively, outlines the stakeholder consultation and strategy formulation process employed by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental...
Current Status and Future Perspective of Waste Separation and 3Rs in Indonesia
The presentation on current status and future perspective of waste separation and 3Rs in Indonesia as well as financial issues of waste treatment business was introduced in the 16th Expert Meeting on Solid Waste Management in Asia and Pacific Islands, Session 2 "Waste separation and 3Rs".
Financial issues for a development of recycling and waste treatment facilities
The presentation on financial issues for a development of recycling and waste treatment facilities was given at 2016 Adelaide Workshop on Multilayer 3R Partnerships and Cooperation among Asia-Pacific Cities.
This presentation highlights the experience of IGES in implementing the CCAC-MWI activities in Asia and its lessons learned
This presentation discusses the 3R and waste challenges faced by the developing countries and the importance of paradigm shift from waste management to resource management