Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).
Making the Vision a Reality
Identifies indicators of sustainable transport to help decision makers in Asian cities better understand the current sustainability, or lack of it, of their urban transport systems and to develop more structured and quantified approaches to policy making.
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Lessons from Southeast Asia: Case Studies Under REPSI
Summarizes case studies on decentralization of natural resource management in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It analyzes the type and extent of decentralization and outcomes people and surrounding ecosystems.
The challenge for Asia
This paper introduces the socio-economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology in Asia and suggests a research agenda to determine if and how biotechnology can contribute to pro-poor sustainable development in the region.
The role of public participation
This paper focuses on the social and economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology and its products and taking these implications into account in decision-making.
Decentralization in Mainland Southeast Asia
Assesses the potential of decentralization reform to improve rural livelihoods and natural resource stewardship in this rapidly-changing region.
Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia
Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.
Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia
Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.
The role of local communities
Examines the role of local communities specifically in forest law enforcement. Highlights the role of communities in law enforcement.
A synthesis of issues and opportunities
Assesses watershed management and upland development policy in Lao PDR in relation to government objectives and implementation capacity.