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This voluntary standard is based on participatory research with forest sector parties to develop methods for evaluating the governance quality of forest sector programmes and...

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Timothy
CADMAN
Tek
MARASENI
Data/Tool
English
October 2017 Topics:
In Scientific Data

The paper provides details on a global reference data set on cropland locations, collected through a crowdsourcing campaign using the Geo-Wiki crowdsourcing tool.

Author: 
Juan Carlos
LASO BAYAS
Myroslava
LESIV
Francois
WALDNER
Anne
SCHUCKNECHT
Martina
DUERAUER
Linda
SEE
Steffen
FRITZ
Dilek
FRAISL
Inian
MOORTHY
Ian
MCCALLUM
Christoph
PERGER
Olha
DANYLO
Pierre
DEFOURNY
Javier
GALLEGO
Sven
GILLIAMS
Ibrar
UL HASSAN AKHTAR
Swarup Jyoti
BAISHYA
Mrinal
BARUAH
Khangsembou
BUNGNAMEI
Alfredo
CAMPOS
Trishna
CHANGKAKATI
Anna
CIPRIANI
Khrishna
DAS
Keemee
DAS
Inamani
DAS
Kyle Frankel
DAVIS
Purabi
HAZARIKA
Ziga
MALEK
Monia Elisa
MOLINARI
Kripal
PANGING
Chandra Kant
PAWE
Ana
PEREZ-HOYOS
Parag
KUMAR SAHARIAH
Dhrubajyoti
SAHARIAH
Anup
SAIKIA
Meghna
SAIKIA
Peter
SCHLESINGER
Elena
SEIDACARU
Kuleswar
SINGHA
John W
WILSON
Peer-reviewed Article
English
September 2017 Topics:
In Sustainable Cities and Society

Literature suggests a significant potential for synergies among climate change adaptation and mitigation (CCA & M) policies, especially in urban areas. However, the...

Author: 
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Milben A.
BRAGAIS
Paula B
MACANDOG
Peer-reviewed Article
English
July 2017 Topics:

This chapter describes the PEOIC (Policy and Earth Observation Innovation Cycle) project conducted to assess the impacts of Earth Observations on international environmental...

Author: 
Yasuko
KASAI
Setsuko
AOKI
Akiko
AIZAWA
Akiko
OKAMATSU
Tomohiro
SATO
Masami
ONODA
Book Chapter
English
July 2017 Topics:

REDD+, a policy framework through which developing countries can receive incentives for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in the forest sector, heavily relies upon Earth...

Book Chapter
English
July 2017 Topics:
Taking an Integrated Approach to the SDGs: A Survey and Synthesis Cover

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were designed to be “integrated and indivisible, balanc[ing] the three dimensions of sustainable development." The growing need for...

Discussion Paper
English
July 2017 Topics:
SDM2016パンフレット

SATOYAMA保全支援メカニズム(Satoyama Development Mechanism: SDM)は、IPSI メンバーの活動を推進するための小規模資金援助プログラで、2013年に地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)、国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所(UNU-IAS)および環境省により設立されました。この冊子には、...

PR/Newsletter
Japanese
July 2017 Topics:
In Land

This study uses a spatially-explicit land-use/land-cover (LULC) modeling approach to model and map the future (2016–2030) LULC of the area surrounding the Laguna de Bay of...

Author: 
Kotaro
IIZUKA
Akio
ONISHI
Damasa B.
MAGCALE-MACANDOG
Milben
BRAGAIS
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2017 Topics:

Water scarcity is worsening to the point that it has become a limiting factor to the growth of major economies in South Asia, and agriculture is by far the largest water-using...

Author: 
Sebnem
SAHIN
Anil
MARKANDYA
Policy Brief
English
June 2017 Topics:
Journal of Rural Planning

生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する政府間科学政策プラットフォーム(IPBES)では、生物多様性と生態系サービスの評価や将来予測などを通じて、科学的な知見の政策活用を強化するための取組が進められている。とりわけ農業開発や都市化を含む社会経済の発展が著しく、これに伴って生物多様性や生態系の劣化が急速に進むアジア地域では、人間と自然が相互に作用し合う社会・...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
Japanese
June 2017 Topics:
Promoting the Landscape Approach in Asia-Pacific Developing Countries: Key Concepts and Ways Forward cover

This policy brief advocates the landscape approach in areas where competing demands on land and natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region can be observed. The landscape approach...

Policy Brief
English
May 2017 Topics:

Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities...

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ACIAR
Policy Brief
English
May 2017 Topics:

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods...

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UNESCAP
Policy Report
English
May 2017 Topics:

Lao PDR has development of forest planation industry based on smallholders. Teak was first planted in Luang Prabang Province since 1950s. Teak plantation have capacity to provide...

Author: 
Sithong
THONGMANIVONG
Chittana
PHOMPILA
Douangta
BOUAPHAVONG
Commissioned Report
English
April 2017 Topics:

近年自動撮影カメラの技術的発達により、中大型哺乳類の長期モニタリングが非常に容易になった。このことから今後、中大型哺乳類の生態について多くの生態学的知見が新たに得られることが予想される。その一例として京都大学芦生研究林上谷の152 haの範囲に20ランダム点を選定し、自動撮影カメラを設置して2013年~2016年の4年間、...

Author: 
Yoshihiro
NAKASHIMA
Hidemi
NAGANO
Rintaro
IKEGAWA
Atsushi
TAKAYANAGI
Presentation
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:

途上国の森林減少・劣化に由来する温室効果ガス排出の削減等(以下「REDD+」という。)は重要な気候変動対策であり、気候変動に関する国際連合枠組条約の第21回締約国会議(COP21)で合意された「パリ協定」にもその実施と支援を奨励することが明記されたところである。

REDD+の推進には、途上国に対する資金と技術の提供が必要とされているが、...

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:

REDD+の効果的な実施に向けた具体的な方策を示すため、REDD+の国際的な制度の動向等について多角的に調査・分析を行い、得られた結果について体系的に整理した。1-1ではUNFCCCを中心とした国際的な議論の動向について取りまとめた。1-2では、既存のクレジット制度である京都メカニズムの共同実施に注目した。1-3では、現在進んでいるREDD+...

Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:

KEY MESSAGES
• groundwater is a key resource for the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030 — but is still weakly conceptualised in the SDG Indicators...

Author: 
William
ALLEY
Sean
FUREY
Ralf
KLINGBEIL
Seifu
KABEDE
Ricardo
HIRATA
Issue Brief
English
March 2017 Topics:
H28IPBES国内支援業務報告書最終版表紙

The report compiles the materials and records produced through the implementation of an MOEJ-commissioned project entitled "FY 2016 compilation of scientific knowledge relating to...

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Commissioned Report
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:

IPBES「花粉媒介者、花粉媒介及び食料生産アセスメントレポートの政策決定者向け要約」は、2016年2月に開催された第4回IPBES総会で採択、発表されました。しかし、その質の高さや日本における課題との関連の深さにも関わらず、レポートが日本語に翻訳されていないこともあり、日本国内ではこの内容まではあまり知られていませんでした。IGESでは、...

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Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
Policy Report
Japanese
March 2017 Topics:

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