Malaysia and Environment
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- The BLDS environment collection
Search for the latest environment-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Climate change adaptation for coral triangle communities: a guide for vulnerability assessment and local early action planning (LEAP guide)
- This comprehensive set of scientific and social instruments helps local governments and communities to assess their vulnerability to climate change and form their own climate change adaptation plans to address local conditions. So far...
- Peatlands – guidance for climate change mitigation by conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable use
- H. Joosten / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012
- This report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is aimed as a handbook for policy makers, technical audiences and others interested in peatlands. The publication informs on management and finance optio...
- False sustainability claims by the Malaysian palm oil lobby
- M. Raman (ed); A. van Schaik (ed); K Richter (ed) / Friends of the Earth International, 2008
- Focusing on Sarawak, this paper confronts the misleading claims of the Malaysian palmoil lobby and aims to inform decision makers about the serious sustainability challenges the palm oil sector faces on the ground. Key are...
- The status of biofuels in Malaysia
- G., P. Lopez; T. Laan / International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2008
- Focusing on government support policies, this report examines the history and status of the biofuel industry in Malaysia. It forms part of a multi-country effort by the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) to characterise and quantify go...
- Workable alternatives to privatisation of water sector
- M.A. Manahan (ed); N. Yamamoto (ed); O. Hoedeman (ed) / Focus on the Global South, 2007
- Water crisis is largely a problem of governance. While there is an obvious bias towards privatisation as a solution to the water sector problems, the last few years have also seen many social mobilisations, consolidation of forces, an...
- Gender and natural resource management: critical feminist perspectives
- B., P. Resurreccion; R. Elmhirst / International Development Research Centre, 2008
- This book examines the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy, and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender...
- Do protected areas reduce poverty?
- N. Dudley; S. Mansourian; S. Stolton / WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature, 2008
- This report looks at the role of protected areas in poverty reduction, focusing primarily on the poorest countries and on poor communities within those countries. The publication seeks to specifically review five linked questions: ...
- Policy options to mitigate biofuel impacts on biodiversity
- D. Keeney; C. Nanninga / Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, 2008
- How is the increasing demand of plant biomass for biofuels exacerbating agriculture’s impact on biodiversity? This document analyses how biofuels are changing land-use patterns in many regions around the world, including some of...
- Does policy pay enough attention to the interaction between water and forests?
- A. Perlis (ed) / Unasylva, FAO, 2008
- Water-related problems are an increasingly important challenge to sustainable development, and the availability and quality of water are strongly influenced by forests. In this issue of FAO's Unasylva, a collection of articl...
- The forest industry in Malaysia – financing certification
- Global Forest and Trade Network GFTN/WWF, 2007
- What are the key challenges and opportunities involved in financing forest certification in Malaysia? This report explores economic and market aspects of responsible forestry and certification as well as the current relationship betwe...
- Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia (ISIS)
- An autonomous and non-profit organisation, ISIS Malaysia is engaged in a wide range of activities focusing on objective and independent policy research and fostering dialogue and debate between the public sector, the private sector and academia. In general, its programmes are directed towards five central areas of national interest: Defence, Security and Foreig...