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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:

2015年9月の国連総会で決定した持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)は、ミレニアム開発目標(MDGs)に代わる国際開発目標として、2030年の世界のあり方を導こうというものであり、本書はSDGsに関する概説書である。従来型の開発パターンから、グローバルガバナンスの変革を促すために必要なことは何か。特徴や内容紹介のほか、扱う課題などを分かりやすく解説する。...

Author: 
Norichika
KANIE
Masahiko
IGUCHI
Book Chapter
Japanese
March 2017

Unless strategic actions start early, decision makers and scientists are expressing concerns over possible large future uncertainty as the HKH region can experience any of the three...

Book Chapter
English
March 2017
Reorienting Japanese university education towards community resilience in the wake of disaster responsiveness cover image

Following The Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, environmental educators in Japan needed to face a tough introspection – what could environmental education (EE) and education for...

Author: 
Sachi
NINOMIYA-LIM
Shinichi
FURIHATA
Yui
KAMINAGA
Book Chapter
English
February 2017

This chapter looks at the recent evolution of SCP as a concept, from the perspective of the global United Nations (UN) policy process, with examples of how this has been reflected...

Author: 
Patrick
SCHROEDER
Book Chapter
English
February 2017 Topics:

The chapter shows there is an emerging ecosystem of formal climate and informal cooperation schemes potentially assisting cities to achieve joint climate and developmental ends....

Author: 
Andreas
JAEGER
Book Chapter
English
January 2017 Topics:

ー持続可能性への道筋と政治:目標の検討、市民の活動、ネットワークの構築、突発事態の機会としての活用
ー変革に向けて
ーコラム:乾燥地ケニアにおける農業の多基準マッピング

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Book Chapter
Japanese
December 2016

This chapter focuses on sediment disasters in Wakayama from a perspective of disaster risk reduction.

Author: 
Rajib
SHAW
Michiko
BANBA
Book Chapter
English
December 2016

―「社会の境界」と「地球の境界」の間で
―境界間の動態と分配
―新たな経済を導くダッシュボードのための測定基準の創出

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Book Chapter
Japanese
December 2016

―行動と効果のギャップ
―変革の実現:過去、現在、そして未来
―一段と広範な変革の実現

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Book Chapter
Japanese
December 2016

The chapter identifies the risks and costs related to renewable energy investments in general and then analyses the risks and returns associated with renewable energy investment...

Author: 
Joni
JUPESTA
Book Chapter
English
September 2016

This chapter examines the economic impact of low-carbon investment on renewable energy sectors in Yokohama via an input–output analysis. We disaggregated the renewable energy sector...

Author: 
Joni
JUPESTA
Book Chapter
English
September 2016

As with past Global Environment Outlooks (GEOs),
once the current state of the environment and
policy response is assessed, it is important to look at
possible...

Author: 
Gensuo
JIA
Bundit
LIMMEECHOKCHAI
Book Chapter
English
May 2016 Topics:

• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some...

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English
May 2016 Topics:

Consumption of natural resources has been growing rapidly inAsia and the Pacific leading to increasing pressures and impacts on the local environment. Resource efficiency is...

Author: 
Heinz
SCHANDL
Nguyen
TRUNG THANG
Shilpi
KAPUR
James
WEST
Book Chapter
English
May 2016

Living-book for the youth encouraging deeper consideration how to integrate soil, soul, society (天地人= 三才) for the resilient future based on the analysis of environmental sociology...

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Book Chapter
Korean
May 2016 Topics:

This paper provides an overview of Thailand's national policy on municipal solid waste (MSW) management and recycling, which is aligned to the country's sufficiency economic policy...

Book Chapter
English
April 2016 Topics:

Biodiversity in peat Swamp Forest and plantations

Author: 
Fujita, M. S.
Muhammad, A.
Book Chapter
English
March 2016 Topics:

Outline of the Survey Area in Riau Province, Indonesia

Author: 
Suzuki, H.
Fujita, M. S.
Watanabe, K.
Masuda, K.
Mizuno, K.
Book Chapter
English
March 2016 Topics:

The Biodiversity of Southeast Asian tropical rainforests

Author: 
Fujita, M. S.
Book Chapter
English
March 2016 Topics:

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