Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services


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Taking an Integrated Approach to the SDGs: A Survey and Synthesis Cover

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for...

Discussion Paper
English
July 2017 Topics:

Land cover (LC) has a significant impact on rainfall-runoff dynamics of a watershed, so LC maps are often incorporated into hydrological models to simulate how changes in climate or...

Author: 
Akio
ONISHI
Milben
BRAGAIS
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Emily
SKEEHAN
Conference Paper
English
July 2017
SDM2016パンフレット

SATOYAMA保全支援メカニズム(Satoyama Development Mechanism: SDM)は、IPSI メンバーの活動を推進するための小規模資金援助プログラで、2013年に地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)、国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所(UNU-IAS)および環境省により設立されました。この冊子には、...

PR/Newsletter
Japanese
July 2017 Topics:

This chapter describes the PEOIC (Policy and Earth Observation Innovation Cycle) project conducted to assess the impacts of Earth Observations on international environmental...

Author: 
Yasuko
KASAI
Setsuko
AOKI
Akiko
AIZAWA
Akiko
OKAMATSU
Tomohiro
SATO
Masami
ONODA
Book Chapter
English
July 2017 Topics:

REDD+, a policy framework through which developing countries can receive incentives for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in the forest sector, heavily relies upon Earth...

Book Chapter
English
July 2017 Topics:
Journal of Rural Planning

生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する政府間科学政策プラットフォーム(IPBES)では、生物多様性と生態系サービスの評価や将来予測などを通じて、科学的な知見の政策活用を強化するための取組が進められている。とりわけ農業開発や都市化を含む社会経済の発展が著しく、これに伴って生物多様性や生態系の劣化が急速に進むアジア地域では、人間と自然が相互に作用し合う社会・...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
June 2017 Topics:

Water scarcity is worsening to the point that it has become a limiting factor to the growth of major economies in South Asia, and agriculture is by far the largest water-using...

Author: 
Sebnem
SAHIN
Anil
MARKANDYA
Policy Brief
English
June 2017 Topics:
In Land

This study uses a spatially-explicit land-use/land-cover (LULC) modeling approach to model and map the future (2016–2030) LULC of the area surrounding the Laguna de Bay of...

Author: 
Kotaro
IIZUKA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Milben
BRAGAIS
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2017 Topics:

Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities...

Author: 
ACIAR
Policy Brief
English
May 2017 Topics:
Promoting the Landscape Approach in Asia-Pacific Developing Countries: Key Concepts and Ways Forward cover

This policy brief advocates the landscape approach in areas where competing demands on land and natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region can be observed. The landscape approach...

Policy Brief
English
May 2017 Topics:

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods...

Author: 
UNESCAP
Policy Report
English
May 2017 Topics:

This report evaluates the current situation of non-economic loss and damages (NELDs) in the disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) interventions in Japan...

Research Report
English
May 2017

This report is an outcome of the research carried out in the second year of the APN-funded project on Assessing Community Risk Insurance Initiatives and Identifying Enabling Policy...

Research Report
English
May 2017 Topics:

Lao PDR has development of forest planation industry based on smallholders. Teak was first planted in Luang Prabang Province since 1950s. Teak plantation have capacity to provide...

Author: 
Sithong
THONGMANIVONG
Chittana
PHOMPILA
Douangta
BOUAPHAVONG
Commissioned Report
English
April 2017 Topics:

Lack of economic opportunity has been identified as one of the important bottlenecks for achieving development and empowerment as a result of which several financial inclusion...

Book Chapter
English
April 2017 Topics:
SDM2016_Booklet

This booklet has been prepared for IPSI member organisations, as well as for others who are engaged in SEPLS, to introduce SDM and to provide snapshots of the projects implemented...

PR/Newsletter
English
March 2017 Topics:

Three land-use scenarios (current: 2014 LU-Ls8, future: 2025 LU-Pm, and future: 2025 LU-Pop) were generated and analyzed for flood modelling. Event-based precipitation with 10 year...

Author: 
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Fact Sheet
English
March 2017 Topics:

生物多様性の危機とこれに伴う人類への脅威の高まりに対応するため、生物多様性・生態系サービスに関する科学と政策との連携強化に向けた国際的な取組が急展開している。欧州では、2007年に開始されたSPIRALプロジェクト(タイトル仮訳:生物多様性のための科学・政策インターフェイス:研究、行動と学習)により、効果的な科学政策連携の要件を始めとして、...

Author: 
Presentation
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:
H28IPBES国内支援業務報告書最終版表紙

The report compiles the materials and records produced through the implementation of an MOEJ-commissioned project entitled "FY 2016 compilation of scientific knowledge relating to...

Author: 
Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:

Drought is a serious problem in Thailand. Over 8.7 million hectares – majority of them in the northeast region– are frequently affected by drought. There were nine severe droughts...

Commissioned Report
English
March 2017 Topics:

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