Takeshi Takama

Takeshi Takama
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

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Notions, such as leverage points, sensitive interventions, social tipping points, transformational tipping points, and positive tipping points, are increasingly attracting attention within sustainability science. However, they are also creating confusion and unresolved questions about how to apply these concepts when dealing with urgent global chal...
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Technological innovation is considered to be one of the key strategies to maintain the global temperature below 2 °C. Since emerging and low-income countries are now responsible for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) under the Paris agreement, there is an implied need to balance their development mandate and climate change policies. This chapter high...
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A survey of the effects of climate change on the vulnerability of cocoa production has been conducted in Medewi Village, Jembrana Regency, Bali Island. Unfortunately, the international standard requirements have not been met. The survey started during the La-Nina phenomenon from April to October 2015 in wet conditions. This study aims to determine...
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The fermentation process has an important role in determining the quality of cocoa beans by forming taste, color, aroma, and appearance. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of inoculum concentration and fermentation time on the characteristics of dry cocoa beans and determine the best conditions for both inoculum addition concentr...
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This research explores the agent dynamics, learning processes, and enabling conditions for the implementation of microscale win-win solutions that contribute to energy poverty eradication and climate resilience in a selection of low-income rural and peri-urban communities in India, Indonesia, and South Africa. We define these micro-solutions as ene...
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Being dependent on fossil fuels, Indonesia faces challenges in incorporating renewables into its energy supply, which hampers to achieve the NDC target of 26% emission reduction. We investigate how biogas could contribute to a low-carbon transition pathway as cooking fuel, especially through the national mid-term development planning. Using mixed-m...
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The impacts of climate change, such as increasing temperature, erratic rainfall pattern, sea level rise, etc., are being increasingly reported. These impacts are destructive for human activities and thus the development and improvement of mitigation and adaptation strategies is a priority globally. In the least developed and developing countries, a...
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Global urbanization promises better services, stronger economies, and more connections; it also carries risks and unforeseeable consequences. To deepen our understanding of this complex process and its importance for global sustainability, we need to build interdisciplinary knowledge around a systems approach. Urban Planet takes an integrative look...
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In order to create awareness and demonstrate the opportunities, as well as benefits, of low-carbon growth and climate resilient development in the productive industries in African countries, UNIDO applies Green Industry policy instruments, practices and techniques. This is one of UNIDO’s regional projects on low-carbon and climate resilient (LCCR)...
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Indonesia is one of the countries that is most vulnerable to climate change. As a small Indonesian island, Bali is likely to also be affected by climate change impacts, including rising sea levels, drought, and flooding, which will also impact on its paddy production. This paper shows how the focus area of vulnerability assessments in Bali has been...
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The demands of mitigation and adaptation policies are important to understanding a country's climate change preparation by providing microfinance in the agricultural sector. This could be seen as a strategy to fight against the challenges of future food security. In 2014, Indonesia established climate change adaptation policies. This legislation ai...
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This chapter presents the recent vulnerability assessment project on a rice paddy production and climate change in Indonesia and attempts to demonstrate a practical framework and methodology for a vulnerability and adaptation assessment in the agricultural sector. This chapter applies the outcome vulnerability framework, which is defined by the IPC...
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Switching from conventional stoves to modern clean, safe, and efficient stoves will improve health and social welfare for the 2.7 billion people worldwide that lack reliable access to modern energy services. In this paper, we critically review some key theoretical dimensions of household consumer behaviour in switching from traditional biomass cook...
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The overwhelming majority of African households use traditional biomass in the form of wood-fuel or charcoal to meet their daily cooking needs. Modern options such as LPG or ethanol can provide considerable benefits for health and environment. The case of ethanol is interesting as a renewable source with lower GHG emissions and also having the pote...
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In this paper, we aim to investigate how local communities cope with and adapt to multiple stresses in rural semiarid South Africa. In semiarid regions water scarcity is one of a number of stresses that shape livelihood vulnerability. With climate change, it is predicted that rainfall in South Africa will become more uncertain and variable in the f...
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Road user charging in urban areas and highways has been studied and implemented in several places worldwide. However, limited attention has been given so far to the impacts of a local road user charging scheme for rural or other protected areas, particularly in the UK. The focus of this paper is the road user charging scheme, which has been propose...
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Climatic and socio-economic vulnerability pose significant challenges to development, often requiring large-scale solutions to be overcome. Index-based microinsurance for weather risk transfer represents a promising element of potentially sustainable and scalable management solutions. Among index insurance model designs to date, agent-partner model...
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Road user charging in urban areas and highways has been studied and implemented in several places worldwide. However, limited attention has been given so far to the impacts of a local road user charging scheme for rural or other protected areas, particularly in the UK. The focus of this paper is the road user charging scheme, which has been propose...
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This report presents options for overcoming obstacles and reaching an agreement on adaptation financing as part of a Copenhagen Agreed Outcome at COP 15 in Copenhagen in December, 2009. It submits that such an agreement on adaptation financing is in fact vital to reaching a post-2012 international agreement on climate change. Adopted at the thirtee...
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This paper discusses the effect of the road user charging scheme at the Peak District National Park, UK. The analysis was carried out with stated preference survey techniques and using a multinomial mixed logit model as well as conventional statistic and regression models. The analysis focused on not only the congestion level and environmental impa...
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This study discusses adaptation effects and congestion in a multi-agent system (MAS) to analyse real transport and traffic problems. Both methodological discussion and an empirical case study are presented in this chapter. The main focus is on the comparison of an analysis of a MAS simulation analysis and an analysis that solely uses discrete choic...
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Agent-based modelling (ABM) can be used to integrate knowledge from different domains. explore the consequences of different decisions in a formal. Analytical system. And as a basis for engaging a variety of stakeholders when collecting necessary data, checking the validity of the model and interpreting the results. Participatory validation provide...
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This study discusses adaptation effects and congestion in a multi-agent system (MAS) to analyse real transport and traffic problems. Both methodological discussion and an empirical case study are presented in this chapter. The main focus is on the comparison of an analysis of a MAS simulation analysis and an analysis that solely uses discrete choic...
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This paper develops a new agent-based simulation model to improve discrete choice analysis as well as to analyse the effects of a road user charging scheme for the Upper Derwent Valley in the Peak District National Park. The advantages of discrete choice analysis are well known. However, results with these conventional methods can be biased if inte...
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Restoration of mangroves is often considered a way to minimize losses incurred from their decline and to provide additional services to coastal communities. However, the success of restoration programs is often focused on biological or ecological criteria. The situation is no exception in Bangladesh, which houses the world’s largest mangrove planta...
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Road user charging is considered as a transport management tool for various urban areas worldwide. However, rural or protected areas might also be affected by such policies. This paper focuses on the implications of the proposed road user charging scheme in an area of the Peak District National Park in the UK. By applying both qualitative and quant...
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Supervisor: Dr John Preston. Thesis (D.Phil.)--University of Oxford, 2005. Bibliography: leaves 195-215.

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The Asian Development Bank is working with Indonesia to mitigate climate change and adapts to its effects. The project is helping government agencies incorporate climate change issues into national development program planning, budgeting, financing, and monitoring. It is also helping government agencies that deal with forestry management to address climate change issues. Work is also being done to promote renewable energy and enhance energy efficiency.
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Bridging the gap between policy makers from the agricultural and climate change related government bodies and the cooperation with international research institutes, development agencies and the private sector, the session aims to discuss the opportunities and challenges in promoting climate- smart agriculture in ASEAN through such multi-actor collaboration. We will hear the lessons and experiences that should help lay the groundwork for better interface in an area that impacts so greatly on the lives of many people in the region.