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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:
Japan 2050 Low Carbon Navigator:Overview and Trajectory Setting

This research report has been prepared to provide an overview of the Japan 2050 Low Carbon Navigator (Low Carbon Navigator), how it works, and what its assumptions are. Section I...

Research Report
English
March 2015 Topics:

Better Growth Better Climate ニュー・クライメイト・エコノミー統合報告書

Japanese version by IGES

Author: 
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate
Policy Report
Japanese
March 2015 Topics:
Evidence for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction synergies of interventions: An inductive approach

Here are some takeaway messages from our work on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) synergies of interventions.

1. There is an overwhelming...

Author: 
Divya S. Solomon, ATREE, India
Research Report
English
March 2015 Topics:
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:
Climate change, changing rainfall and increasing water scarcity: An integrated approach for planning adaptation and building resilience of smallholder subsistence livelihoods in Nepal

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 purpose of this stocktaking report is to contribute to the overall development of the
Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes...

Author: 
Victoria Thoresen
Carme Martinez-Roca
Luis Flores Mimica
Cathy Rutivi
Sevgi Kalkan
Fabienne Pierre
Khairoon Abbas
Helene Cruypenninck
Research Report
English
March 2015 Topics:

アジア水環境パートナーシップアジア水環境管理アウトルック2015

Policy Report
Japanese
March 2015 Topics:
Inaugural GHG Emissions Annual Inventory Report 2012/13 of Phitsanulok Municipality

This publication is the first ever annual GHG emission inventory report of Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand. It presents the GHG-related data for two types of inventories: (i)...

Policy Report
English
January 2015 Topics:
Inaugural GHG Emissions Annual Inventory Report 2012/13 of Phitsanulok Municipality

This publication is the first ever annual GHG emission inventory report of Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand. It presents the GHG-related data for two types of inventories: (i)...

Policy Report
Thai
January 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:

IGES's research and capacity building works in education are presented as one of the good practices in Japan under the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.

Policy Report
Japanese
October 2014 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:   A manual for training local level facilitators

Community Based Forest Biomass Monitoring (CBFBM) is the monitoring of forest biomass by communities. It is a form of monitoring that ultimately aims to be “driven” and “owned” by...

Author: 
Karen EDWARDS
Jim STEPHENSON
Research Report
English
March 2014 Topics:
低炭素ビジネスガイド:インド

This guidebook assists Japanese private firms to expand their low-carbon business in India

Author: 
Shailly Kedia, TERI
Manish Anand, TERI
Indrani Barpujari, TERI
Krishna Dwivedi, TERI
Rinki Jain, TERI
Arnab Bose, TERI
Policy Report
Japanese
March 2014 Topics:

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