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The "JCM in CHARTS" series aim to provide a comprehensive and easy-to-understand description of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in each host country. This version describes the...

Data/Tool
English
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Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
June 2019 Topics:
In APN Science Bulletin

The Ganges basin provides essential water for drinking, irrigation, industrial use and power generation. Global climate change will affect the water availability in the basin and...

Author: 
Devesh
SHARMA
G.M. Tarekul
ISLAM
Rabin
MALLA
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2019 Topics:
Climate fragility risks

Climate change impacts on natural and human systems are increasing. Often affecting fragile economic, social and political systems, climate change is considered to be a serious ‘...

Author: 
Ishiwatari, Mikio; Djalante, Riyanti; Mavrodieva, Aleksandrina; Gomez, Oscar; Wataya, Eiko; Shaw, Rajib
Research Report
English
May 2019 Topics:
agricultural transformations

Food production and productivity improvements have contributed to lifting millions of people out of poverty and reduced hunger and malnutrition, but are associated with patterns of...

Book Chapter
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May 2019 Topics:

Climate-fragility risks are on the rise globally and developmental paths taken by countries could be attributed to this rise. To understand the link between development and climate-...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

Policies are the channels through which governments influence society and make course corrections for intended consequences. Institutions have the power to influence policy...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

Equity and Fairness constitute important aspirations that most governmental and non-governmental stakeholders strive to achieve in their interventions. Equity and fairness have high...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:
GAR19
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19

This paper presents results from a regional survey conducted on the globalization of local risks through investments in the vulnerable regions of Asia. Some countries that have been...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:
GAR19
In UNISDR Global Assessment Report 19

This paper evaluates the current institutional and policy environment in the ASEAN region, which is known as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change impacts in the...

Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 2019 Topics:

- The APFSD has grown into a useful multi-stakeholder platform for sharing experiences and networking around sustainable development.
- It is important to examine whether...

Author: 
Commentary
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May 2019 Topics:

Key messages
-If current processes impacting land continue, the region risks transgressing the boundaries of a “safe operating space”.
-A vision of sustainable...

Book Chapter
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May 2019 Topics:

Key messages
- Inherent complexity in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a barrier to their application to land management. A better conceptual understanding can...

Book Chapter
English
May 2019 Topics:

パーム油は、西アフリカ原産のアブラヤシの実を搾った油脂から作られる。日本で消費される植物油のうち菜種油についで2番目に多く消費され、国民一人当たり年に4~5リットル消費している(WWF 2015)。食用油、マーガリン・ショートニング、スナック菓子、化粧品、洗剤など幅広い用途に使用されている。また、...

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Commentary
Japanese
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Cristobal subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~47% from 2015-2025 due to...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:

This fact sheet shows flood modeling results for the San Juan subwatershed of the Philippines. The flood-affected area is expected to increase by ~10% from 2015-2025 due to planned...

Author: 
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
May 2019 Topics:

This Work Plan provides comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on the status, challenges and opportunities of waste management in Medan City, including relevant regulations and...

Submission to Policy Process
English
April 2019 Topics:
Integration for Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development

Integrative approaches to land management, such as ecosystems-based approaches and landscape approaches, together with sustainable infrastructure and the sustainable use and...

Briefing Note
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April 2019 Topics:

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