Reports

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Japan's Public Procurement Policy of Legal and Sustainable Timber: Progress, Challenges and Ways Forward

This report presents the results of IGES research on public timber procurement policy to date. It includes a comparative analysis between Japan’s policy and those of several...

Policy Report
English
November 2007 Topics:

This paper was prepared by Dr. SVRK Prabhakar of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), for the Regional Implementation Meeting for Asia and the Pacific for the...

Policy Report
English
November 2007 Topics:
Toward Resource Efficient Economies in Asia and the Pacific: Highlights

This publication aims to share the preliminary key findings of ADB study entitled Towards Resource Efficient Economies in Asia and the Pacific. It provides an overview of resource...

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Asia Development Bank
Policy Report
English
October 2007
Sustainable Groundwater Management in Asian Cities: A final report of Research on Sustainable Water Management Policy

Asian cities have faced problems caused by rapid urbanization for decades. While urbanization can bring economic development to the cities, it also produces decrease of natural...

Policy Report
English
October 2007 Topics:
Eco-Industrial Clusters in Urban-Rural Fringe Areas: A Strategic Approach for Integrated Environmental and Economic Planning

This book documents the environmental, technological and policy aspects for establishing industrial clusters in the urban-rural fringe areas of India, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam as...

Policy Report
English
September 2007
日本における合法的、持続可能な木材の公共調達:その進展、課題及び将来

木材の公共調達政策に関する研究成果をまとめた本書では、日欧における政策の比較分析を行い、日本が合法性や持続可能性を満たした木材の調達を優先させるための提言に加え、効果的な調達政策が兼ね備えるべき要素を包括的に示している。

Policy Report
Japanese
August 2007 Topics:
Business for Sustainable Society Project: Summary Report

The objective of this project is to answer the question of "how business/industry can realise a sustainable society". To attain this objective, two goals were set: (1) to identify...

Policy Report
English
June 2007
Environmental Performance Assessment and Sustainable Development Planning in the Greater Mekong Subregion

The purpose of this review paper is to demonstrate the best practice worldwide in attempting to link sustainable development planning at all levels with environmental performance....

Research Report
English
May 2007
Sustainable Development in Water-stressed Developing Countries: A Quantitative Policy Analysis

This book presents a coherent body of research work encompassing conceptual clarification, theoretical analysis and empirical analysis employing a case study. This book is motivated...

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Policy Report
English
April 2007
International Review for Environmental Strategies: Best Practice on Environmental Policy in Asia and the Pacific

This edition featuring on best practices on environmental policy is based on the outcomes of the Research on Innovative and Strategic Policy Options I (RISPO I) conducted by IGES...

Research Report
English
March 2007
気候変動に関する将来枠組みへのアジアの期待(抄訳)

Summary of the book "Asian Aspirations for Climate Regime Beyond 2012" (Report of the second round of "The Asia-Pacific Consultations on Climate Regime Beyond 2012" in 2006) in...

Policy Report
Japanese
March 2007
Decentralisation and State-Sponsored Community Forestry in Asia: Seven Country Studies of Transitions in Forest Governance, Contemporary Forest Management and the Prospects for Communities to Contribute to and Benefit from Sustainable Forest Management

This study examines two major transitions in forest governance - decentralisation and state-sponsored (formal) community forestry - with respect to whether they are opening spaces...

Policy Report
English
March 2007 Topics:
Air Pollution Control in the Transportation Sector: Third Phase Research Report of the Urban Environmental Management Project

The focus of the Urban Environmental Management Project of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in 2005-2007 was on the opportunities and barriers for integration of...

Research Report
English
March 2007

2007 『途上国の「意味のある参加」へ向けた制度』平成18年度気候変動次期枠組に関するIGESワーキング・グループ

Policy Report
Japanese
January 2007
Asian Aspirations for Climate Regime Beyond 2012

REQUEST FOR YOUR COMMENTS
We would greatly appreciate it if you could kindly review this report and send us your comments at your earliest convenience at...

Policy Report
English
October 2006
Urban Transportation and the Environment in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: Integrating Global Carbon Concerns into Local Air Pollution Management

The results of this study indicate that Kathmandu Valley's motorized travel demand increased 8.7 fold in 2004 from nearly one billion passenger-km in 1989. It suggests that the...

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Policy Report
English
October 2006
Promoting Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle in South Asia

To discuss and cope with steadily increasing problems in waste management and how to advance the 3R initiative in South Asia, the South Asia 3R Expert Workshop was co-orgnized by...

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Asian Development Bank (ADB)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Policy Report
English
October 2006
CDM/JI in CHARTS: Archives

Archive of a booklet with a good reputation for providing a plain and easy-to-understand description of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and other Kyoto mechanisms.

This...

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Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Policy Report
English
August 2006 Topics:
RISPO II Technical Summary: Research on Innovative and Strategic Policy Options Second Phase

Currently economic integration in East Asia is accelerating along with a political movement towards the creating of an East Asia Community. Regional economic integration could...

Policy Report
English
June 2006
International Review for Environmental Strategies: Groundwater Management and Policy: Its Future Alternatives

Groundwater, often described as “out of sight, out of mind”, is a crucial resource for mankind, yet not many people realise its crucial situation. This edition of IRES aims to...

Research Report
English
March 2006

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