Documents of category Environment

Pages from projecting industrial pollution gms9  

Projecting Industrial Pollution in the Greater Mekong Subregion

This publication summarizes the diverse pollutants and their sources that are harming the natural environment and people’s well-being in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2018 - Uploaded on: Sep 2018
File size: 1.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) , Environment , Industry and trade
Category: Environment

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Pages from strategy 2030 brochure  

Strategy 2030: Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific has made great strides in poverty reduction and economic growth in the past 50 years.ADB has been a key partner in the significant transformation of the region and is committed to continue serving the region in the next phase of its development.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2018 - Uploaded on: Aug 2018
File size: 94 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): policies , strategies , plans
Category: Environment

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Final Inception & Scoping Report. Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management of Renewable Energy Development in the Sekong River Basin, Lao PDR

In recognition of these challenges, the Government of Lao PDR has in recent years introduced and strengthened the policy and regulatory framework governing the renewable energy sector.

Published by: International Finance Corporation - Author: International Finance Corporation,
Published on: Dec 2017 - Uploaded on: Sep 2018
File size: 4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Hydropower development , Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management , Sekong River Basin
Category: Environment

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Pages from Regional EIA GuidelinesFinal2  

Guidelines on Public Participation in EIA in the Mekong Region

The Guidelines on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Mekong Region have been developed to address the shared concern for increasing meaningful public participation in development planning, in the context of increasing investment projects across the Mekong region.

Published by: Mekong Partnership for the Environment - Author: Mekong Partnership for the Environment,
Published on: Mar 2017 - Uploaded on: Aug 2017
File size: 2.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Environmental Impact Assessment , mekong region , public participation
Category: Environment

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Pages from awdo 2016 methodology data  

Asian Water Development Outlook 2016: Description of Methodology and Data

This supplement provides background information and notes on the approach, assumptions, and data used for the Asian Water Development Outlook 2016.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jan 2017 - Uploaded on: Feb 2017
File size: 3.7 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): water , water governance , water security index
Category: Environment

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Pages from ConfrontingClimateUncertainty  

Confronting Climate Uncertainty in Water Resources Planning and Project Design : The Decision Tree Framework

The Decision Tree Framework described in this book provides resource-limited project planners and program managers with a cost-effective and effort-efficient, scientifically defensible, repeatable, and clear method for demonstrating the robustness of a project to climate change.

Published by: World Bank - Author: Ray, Patrick A.,
Published on: Aug 2015 - Uploaded on: Sep 2015
File size: 276 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): risk enumeration , climate risk management , precipitation runoff medeling system (PRMS)
Category: Environment

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How Strategic Environmental Assessment Can Influence Power Development Plans: Comparing Alternative Energy Scenarios for Power Planning in the Greater

This book is the third in a three-volume series of studies arising from the ADB project Ensuring Sustainability of the Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Power Development, and demonstrates how sustainability may be assessed in power planning, as well as how incorporating wider impacts might change decisions on the optimal power...

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2015 - Uploaded on: Aug 2015
File size: 1.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Energy , Environment , assesment process
Category: Environment

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Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific  

Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific

This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources of vulnerability and social and economic challenges.

Published by: Asian Development Bank Institute - Author: Davis, Ian,
Published on: Jan 2015 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 258 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): economic aspects , natural disasters , islands of the pacific
Category: Environment

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The Sekong River in Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Cambodia (An Information Sourcebook for Dialogue on River Flow Management)  

The Sekong River in Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Cambodia (An Information Sourcebook for Dialogue on River Flow Management)

This sourcebook has been produced as a contribution to the BRIDGE project.

Published by: IUCN - Author: Peter-John Meynell,
Published on: Dec 2014 - Uploaded on: Mar 2015
File size: 19 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): flow health modelling , Sekong river , ecological zones , protected areas
Category: Environment

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Pages from climate risks adaptation power sector  

Climate-Smart Development : Adding Up the Benefits of Actions that Help Build Prosperity, End Poverty and Combat Climate Change

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions.

Published by: World Bank - Author: Climate Works Foundation; World Bank Group,
Published on: Jun 2014 - Uploaded on: Jan 2015
File size: 3.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Climate Change , public health , agricultural analysis , macroeconomic benefits
Category: Environment

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