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Comparability of Developed Country Mitigation Efforts

The thirteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Bali in December 2007, called for mitigation commitments or actions by all developed countries, while ensuring the ... full view »


Proposal on Innovative Mechanism for Development and Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies

The innovation and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) is critical to meet the challenges of climate change. However, there are great technology gaps between developed and developing countries. The timely promotion of the ... full view »


Promoting the Adoption of Heat Recovery Power Generation in the Chinese Coal-Gangue Brick-Making Sector: Support Package and Best Practice Guide

This guide provides an overview of heat recovery power generation (HRPG), examines costs and return on investment, and analyses associated risks, as well as presents a case study of a HRPG pilot project. This package has been compiled based on ... full view »


Research on International Mechanism of Carbon Budget Proposal

International mechanisms and actions in response to climate change are bound to produce long-term impacts on world economy and international politic. After 2012, the international climate system has five core elements, i.e., shared vision for ... full view »


Integrated Policy Paper for Pro-Poor Water Supply and Sanitation

The recognition of the human right to water supply and sanitation implies that the state accepts its responsibility to respect, protect and fulfill this right. For about 18 million Filipinos that do not have access to safe water and for the 10 ... full view »


Analysis of Supreme Court -Water Related Cases from 1901 to 2010 and Policy Recomendations

This analysis contributed to a 3-year Joint Programme (JP) entitled “Enhancing Access to and Provision of Water Services with the Active Participation of the Poor” in the Philippines. The JP aimed to enhance provision of and access ... full view »


Concepts and Challenges of Human Rights Based Local WatSan Governance

The lack of access to sufficient, acceptable, and affordable water and sanitation is deeply rooted in poverty, weak governance, power imbalance, and discrimination that directly impacts the lives of persons living in poverty and denies them a ... full view »


Incentive Mechanisms and Partnership Modalities for Water Supply Provision for the Poor

This study took stock of the existing policies, laws, issuances and rules and regulations that affect the level of investment at the local level, characterized by water service providers, from either public or private entities. It produced a ... full view »


Operationalizing the Rights Based Local WatSan Governance Framework

One of the key targets of the MDGF 1919 project is the development of capacities at the local level that will enable enhanced access to and provision of water services. While Volume I of the Handbook is aimed at providing the basic concepts ... full view »


Water Resource Management and Water Supply for the Poor

The MDG-Fund, in collaboration with the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance, the Department of Interior and Local Government, the National Economic and Development Authority, and the National ... full view »