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While being broadly framed as 17 separate and diverse elements, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets inherently interlink with one another making up...

Author: 
Ming
XU
Research Report
English
July 2017

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
Waste Management in Myanmar: Current Status, Key Challenges and Recommendations for National and City Waste Management Strategies Cover

This policy report reviews the current status of waste management in Myanmar and confirms that it remains at a preliminary stage, attributed to challenges at both the national and...

Policy Report
English
January 2017 Topics:

Recognising the importance of markets to sustainable forest management, this document provides guidance to timber buyers on the steps that they can take to responsibly purchase...

Policy Report
English
August 2016 Topics:

This report reviews the experience of Cebu City, one of the fastest growing cities in the Philippines, based on the quick assessment and case study analysis and gives some policy...

Policy Report
English
January 2016 Topics:
The Paris Climate Agreement and Beyond: Linking Short-term Climate Actions to Long-term Goals

This report discusses possible ways to enhance the Parties’ contributions to climate mitigation and finance, and draws lessons for the international negotiations leading up to the...

Book
English
November 2015

2015年9月の国連サミットで合意が予定されている新たなグローバル開発目標「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)」をどのように実践に移していくのか、ガバナンス(権限の執行、決定、実施方法)の視点から議論した「Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: From Agenda to Action」の日本語概要版。

Book Chapter
Japanese
July 2015
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: From Agenda to Action

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the centrepiece of a new global agreement on what society seeks to become over the next fifteen years. This agreement envisages a world...

Book
English
July 2015
The role of microfinance and microfinance institutions in climate change adaptation: Learning from experiences in Bangladesh

This report aims to (i) conceptualise and analyse the relationships between microfinance and adaptation, (ii) map out what could be considered good microfinance practice for...

Author: 
Research Report
English
April 2015 Topics:

This research report assesses water scarcity and its impacts on smallholder subsistence livelihoods in the context of climate change in Nepal, a mountainous country located entirely...

Policy Report
English
March 2015 Topics:
A Survey of ASEAN's Organizational Structure and Decision Making Process for Regional Environmental Cooperation and Recommendations for Potential External Assistance

The objective of this paper is to provide a survey of factors influencing ASEAN’s decision making process for environmental cooperation by looking at issues relating to the...

Policy Report
English
March 2015
The Role of Governments in Education for Sustainable Consumption II: Strengthening Capacity for Effective Implementation in Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has carried out policy research on strengthening capacities for effective implementation of Education for Sustainable...

Author: 
Ruth
GUZMAN
Adnan
HEZRI
Athapol
ANUNTHAVORASAKUL
Policy Report
English
March 2015 Topics:
Effectiveness of Insurance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Challenges and Opportunities

Agrarian and poor communities in general in the Asia-Pacific region are highly vulnerable to climate change. Effective reduction of vulnerabilities requires aligning sustainable...

Editor: 
Joy J. Pereira, Juan M. Pulhin, Gattineni Srinivasa Rao, Henry Scheyvens, Jay Cummins
Research Report
English
January 2015 Topics:
Unveiling Nature’s Gifts: Measuring and Visualising Ecosystem Services

Since the 2000s, an increasing number of initiatives have been undertaken in the attempt to measure the physical quantities or the monetary values of ecosystem services. However,...

Research Report
English
July 2014 Topics:
Market-based Instruments for Improving Company Carbon Performance in Northeast Asia

This report summarises the key outputs of a three-year research project by IGES Kansai Research Centre on “Market-based Instruments (MBIs) for Improving Company Carbon Performance...

Research Report
English
May 2014 Topics:
Community-based forest biomass monitoring: Action research in PNG, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Vietnam

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), together with some of our key partners and local communities, launched an action research project in five countries – Papua...

Author: 
Ram
AVTAR
BUN Yati A.
Mark
WINAI
Lavinia
PORUSCHI
Tom
EVANS
Chanthet
THANNARAK
Hing
MESA
Em
TREY
Bernhard
MOHNS
DE BRUYN Toon
Simone
BIANCHI
Kestutis
DEDINAS
Agus
SETYARSO
IBARRA GENÉ Enrique
Saykham
BOUTTHAVONG
Douangta
BOUAPHAVONG
Kimihiko
HYAKUMURA
BICH Do Thi Ngoc
Y Hoang Ngoc
DUNG Nguyen The
PHUONG Nguyen Thi
NHAN Mai Thanh
Research Report
English
March 2014 Topics:

REDD+ projects are invariably complex. There is a need to extract and present the knowledge and lessons that are being generated by them in a systematic and accessible manner. The...

Research Report
English
March 2014 Topics:
Adaptation decision making frameworks and tools: Multi-criteria decision making tools for prioritizing adaptation actions at community level.

There is a lack of holistic frameworks to help climate change adaptation practitioners identify and implement CCA (climate change adaptation) actions. Keeping this in view, several...

Research Report
English
March 2014 Topics:
Major Developments in China’s National Air Pollution Policies in the Early 12th Five‐Year Plan

This report reviews recent developments in China’s formal national air pollution policies from late 2011 to late 2013. It also reviews the related legal framework and administrative...

Author: 
Xinyan
LIN
Policy Report
English
March 2014
Governance and National Sustainable Development Strategies: Implications for the SDGs

This policy report surveys the National Sustainable Development Strategies (NSDS) of five countries (Bhutan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, and Thailand) in the...

Policy Report
English
March 2014 Topics:

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