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IGES Fifth Phase Integrative Strategic Research Programme: Final Report

2014-02

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), established in 1998 with the support of the Japanese government and Kanagawa Prefecture, has been conducting practical strategic research with the aim of realising sustainable development on a global scale, and particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.
IGES strategic research is conducted based on a three-year research programme using a project method whereby researchers work as a team to conduct collaborative studies on practical research issues.
This report summarises the results of three years of research activities during the Integrative Strategic Research Programme of IGES for the Fifth Phase (ISRP5: FY2010-2012).

Chapter 1: Overviews of the Fifth Phase Integrative Strategic Research Programme ............................. 1
Chapter 2: Report by each Group/Team ............................................................ 5
A. Climate Change Group
B. Market Mechanisms Group
C-1. Natural Resource Management Group: Forest Conservation
C-2. Natural Resource Management Group: Freshwater
C-3. Natural Resource Management Group: Adaptation
C-4. Natural Resource Management Group:Biodiversity and Eco-systems services
D. Sustainable Consumption and Production Group
E. Economy and Environment Group
F. Governance and Capacity Group
G. Kansai Research Centre
H. Kitakyushu Urban Centre
I. Beijing Office
J. Regional Centre
Chapter 3: Programme Management Office (PMO) Activities ......................... 125
Appendix: List of Publications ...................................................................... 141