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Loss and Damage to Ecosystem Services
Z. Zommers; D. Wrathall; K. van der Geest / United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014
This working paper highlights loss and damage to ecosystems from climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (2014) indicates that adaptation options for ecosystems may be more limited than f...
Regulating industry emissions: assessing the Moroccan cement experiences
D. Maradan; K. Zein / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In the MENA region, the cement industry grew rapidly during the last decades; however, while producing the main building material in the world, the cement industry is also one of the most significant industrial polluters. This paper a...
Monetary incentives to avoid deforestation under the Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD)+ climate change mitigation scheme in Tanzania
M.M. Araya; O. Hofstad / Springerlink, 2014
The paper estimates and compares the level of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) payments required to compensate for the opportunity costs (OCs) of stopping the conversion of montane forest and miombo woodla...
Water scarcity in Jordan: economic instruments, issues and options
A. Kubursi; V. Grover; A.R. Darwish / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
This paper explores the complexity and implications of water scarcity in Jordan, and the potential use of incentives, economic instruments and regulation to balance demand growth and supply shortages. The paper argues that a mo...
The silent dangers of quarrying
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
Quarrying contributes significantly to the Philippines' infrastructure and overall economic development. Notwithstanding its importance, however, it is a major natural resource extractive sector that causes significant environmental p...
Does coastal resources management help? Ask the fishermen!
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
Coastal resources management (CRM) has flourished as a management approach for coastal areas and resources in the Philippines. This is shown in the phenomenal growth of CRM and CRM-type of activities over the past two decades or so. I...
Performance and problems of water districts: selected experiences
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009
Water districts are local service providers that operate Level III water systems in areas of the Philippines outside Metro Manila.In terms of population coverage, therefore, water districts are the dominant local water service provide...
Addressing land degradation: benefits, costs, and policy directions
R.M. Briones / Philippine Journal of Development, 2010
Land degradation in the Philippines is a serious environmental problem with long-term implications for the sustainability of agricultural production. Protection of the resource base has thus become a policy priority, whether in terms ...
An assessment of the local service delivery of potable water in Dumaguete City and selected areas of Agusan del Sur Province
Philippine Journal of Development, 2009
This paper assessed the local service delivery (LSD) of potable water in Dumaguete City and selected areas of Agusan del Sur. It is based on a study conducted by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the United N...
Final evaluation of the Regional Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Capacity Building Programme for Southern Africa
A.M. Madzara; D.D.C. Mauambeta / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014
Background: This programme was established to address the challenges facing CBNRM in Southern Africa, such as policies which were not explicitly inclusive of communities in wildlife management and benefits; or, where there was po...
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Loss and Damage to Ecosystem Services
Z. Zommers; D. Wrathall; K. van der Geest / United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2014
This working paper highlights loss and damage to ecosystems from climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report (2014) indicates that adaptation options for ecosystems may be more limited than f...
Regulating industry emissions: assessing the Moroccan cement experiences
D. Maradan; K. Zein / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
In the MENA region, the cement industry grew rapidly during the last decades; however, while producing the main building material in the world, the cement industry is also one of the most significant industrial polluters. This paper a...
Monetary incentives to avoid deforestation under the Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD)+ climate change mitigation scheme in Tanzania
M.M. Araya; O. Hofstad / Springerlink, 2014
The paper estimates and compares the level of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) payments required to compensate for the opportunity costs (OCs) of stopping the conversion of montane forest and miombo woodla...
Water scarcity in Jordan: economic instruments, issues and options
A. Kubursi; V. Grover; A.R. Darwish / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
This paper explores the complexity and implications of water scarcity in Jordan, and the potential use of incentives, economic instruments and regulation to balance demand growth and supply shortages. The paper argues that a mo...
The silent dangers of quarrying
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
Quarrying contributes significantly to the Philippines' infrastructure and overall economic development. Notwithstanding its importance, however, it is a major natural resource extractive sector that causes significant environmental p...
Does coastal resources management help? Ask the fishermen!
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
Coastal resources management (CRM) has flourished as a management approach for coastal areas and resources in the Philippines. This is shown in the phenomenal growth of CRM and CRM-type of activities over the past two decades or so. I...
Performance and problems of water districts: selected experiences
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009
Water districts are local service providers that operate Level III water systems in areas of the Philippines outside Metro Manila.In terms of population coverage, therefore, water districts are the dominant local water service provide...
Addressing land degradation: benefits, costs, and policy directions
R.M. Briones / Philippine Journal of Development, 2010
Land degradation in the Philippines is a serious environmental problem with long-term implications for the sustainability of agricultural production. Protection of the resource base has thus become a policy priority, whether in terms ...
An assessment of the local service delivery of potable water in Dumaguete City and selected areas of Agusan del Sur Province
Philippine Journal of Development, 2009
This paper assessed the local service delivery (LSD) of potable water in Dumaguete City and selected areas of Agusan del Sur. It is based on a study conducted by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the United N...
Final evaluation of the Regional Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Capacity Building Programme for Southern Africa
A.M. Madzara; D.D.C. Mauambeta / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2014
Background: This programme was established to address the challenges facing CBNRM in Southern Africa, such as policies which were not explicitly inclusive of communities in wildlife management and benefits; or, where there was po...
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Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) is a news and analysis website about climate change and global low carbon developments.
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution.
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA was founded in1991, with a mission to fight against global poverty and has the goal of being Korea’s dedicated grant aid agency.
UONGOZI Institute / Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development
UONGOZI Institute provides services to senior leaders who have a demonstrable impact upon their society's development, as well as individuals who have been recognised as emerging leaders with the potential to make a positive impact. It supports African leaders to: Develop national and/or organisational agendas and oversee the implementation of strategies Analyse loc...
Environment Support Group (ESG)
Environment Support Group works with a variety of environmental and social justice initiatives across India and the world. They aim to pro-actively address issues and concerns collaborating across sectors and disciplines keeping the interests of local project affected communities and voiceless ecosystems in primary focus. Started informally in 1996 and formally registered as a Public...
Southern African Resource Watch (SARW)
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
China Carbon Forum (CCF)
China Carbon Forum (CCF) was established in 2007 by professionals in China’s climate change sector as a non-for-profit organisation to exchange information, best practices and engage with China’s climate change stakeholders.
Environment and Planning A
Environment and Planning A is a journal focused on spatial organisation and restructuring of cities and regions throughout the globe. It is part of the Environment and Planning family of journals which are published by Pion Ltd.
South African Water Research Commission (WRC)
The Water Research Commission (WRC) was established in terms of the Water Research Act (Act No 34 of 1971), following a period of serious water shortage in South Africa.
PE International
PE International is a sustainability software & consulting firm.
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