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Foreign Carbon Credit Purchasing Options Open to Japan to Achieve the Kyoto Target

The Kyoto Protocol, adopted in 1997, committed industrialised countries to accept legally-binding targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions collectively by an average of 5%...

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English
December 2006

Small forest enterprises are a feature of forestry in many tropical countries and could play an important role in supplying certified timber to Japan and other importer countries,...

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Rationalisation of Industrial Sector Water Use is the Key to Sound Groundwater Management

Many Asian cities have greatly relied on groundwater in the course of their development. Large populations and concentrations of industrial activity in urban areas intensified the...

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English
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Asian countries see many challenges for establishing freedom of information laws. The region must collaborate now to develop a policy instrument that promotes the disclosure of...

Policy Brief
Japanese
October 2005
Information Access as a Vehicle for Sustainable Development in Asia: Establishing Regional Agreement in Asia

Access to environmental information is vital for promoting policies and measures conducive to sustainable development. It influences people's behaviour and promotes environmental...

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English
October 2005

The cross-border movement of recycables presents an opportunity to develop a sound material-cycle society in the region. The solution is networking international recycling zone in...

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Japanese
June 2005
Combatting Forest Degradation - Certification as a driving force for amelioration: Challenges for small forest enterprises

The natural forests of many Asia-Pacific countries are rapidly degrading or disappearing, threatened by a complex array of forces and appropriate measures for sustainable forest...

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Networking International Recycling Zones in Asia: Towards Improvement of Resource Efficiency and Solutions for Environmental Problems in Developing Countries

The Asian region is experiencing a rapid expansion of the cross-border market for recyclable materials (recyclables). As a consequence of rapid economic growth in the region, the...

Policy Brief
English
June 2005

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