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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...

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English
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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...

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English
March 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
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English
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This 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

―「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

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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Korean
May 2016 Topics:

Biodiversity in peat Swamp Forest and plantations

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

The Biodiversity of Southeast Asian tropical rainforests

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

Asia and the Pacific countries are increasingly aware of the importance of a healthy environment for the sustainable development of their economies and societies. However,...

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English
February 2016 Topics:

Land degradation has been intensified over most of the region, with consequent displacement of indigenous people, loss of biodiversity, and reduction in important forest products....

Author: 
Divya Datt
Fereydoun Ghazban
Indu K Murthy
Sri Ramachandra Murthy Manchiraju
MP Sukumaran Nair
Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
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English
February 2016
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English
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As an ideal resource on groundwater environments in Asia, this book provides new insights into the growing necessity for freshwater sources in an area that the United Nations...

Editor: 
Sangam Shrestha
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Shashidhar Thatikonda
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English
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