Ecosystems & Natural Resources


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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:
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:

The video explain concrete example of how to use the Indicators of Resilience in the Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes. The video introduce the example from the...

Training Learning
English
June 2017 Topics:
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Rural household water consumption has not been well-researched compared to urban water consumption, particularly in developing countries. Using cross-sectional household-level data...

Author: 
Mrittika
BASU
Satoshi
HOSHINO
Shizuka
HASHIMOTO
Peer-reviewed Article
English
June 2017 Topics:

The presentation discussed importance of nexus approach for sustainable use of environmental resources. Taking the case of India, it presented how current sectoral approach...

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Presentation
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:
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:
In Journal of Forestry Research

Incentive design is among the decisive factors behind active community participation and long-term sustainability of participatory forest management. Especially in case of mangroves...

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Peer-reviewed Article
English
May 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:

This book outlines the performance and management of mangroves in the changing climatic scenario of the Asia-Pacific region and draws examples and lessons from the national and...

Author: 
Rajib
SHAW
Book
English
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:

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:

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:

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