Publications

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  • 2022

    • Capacity Development Programme on Air Quality Management and Emission Reduction of PM2.5 for Asian Countries

      The programme mainly aimed to build the capacities of the ASEAN member countries on air quality management and emission reduction of PM2.5. The 17 prominent experts of the region were invited as lecturers who covered a range of important topics, including air quality monitoring, emission inventory development, air quality modeling, human health and environment impact assessment, and planning skills for emission reduction policies and action plans. The valuable information introduced in the respe - Read more...
      Published Year: 2022
      Pagination: 84

  • 2021
  • 2020

    • Capacity Mapping for Monitoring and Assessment of Plastic Pollution in the Lower Mekong

      This report presents findings of capacity-mapping study on the monitoring and assessment of plastic pollution in the Lower Mekong Region. The study was conducted as part of the UN Environment Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific's project titled the *Promotion of ConterMEASUREs against Marine Plastic Litter in Southeast Asia and India" (hereafter, referred to as * ConterMEASURE project"). The CounterMEASURE project aims to develop a region-based approach for the monitoring and assessment of - Read more...
      Published Year: 2020
      Pagination: 92

  • 2019

    • Summary of ASEAN Meeting on Soot-free Transport

      The “Summary Report of the ASEAN Member States Meeting on Soot-Free Transport” sponsored by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Heavy-Duty Vehicles Initiative (HDVI) was developed by the Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Asian Institute of Technology and was published at the CCAC website in April 2019, https://www.ccacoalition.org/en/resources/summary-report-asean-member-states-meeting-soot-free-transport. This work is the outcome of a meeting that was organized with sen - Read more...
      Published Year: 2019
      Pagination: 21

  • 2018

    • Guidance to Fuel Importing Countries for Reducing On-Road Fuel Sulfur Levels, Improving Vehicle Emissions Standards

      The “Guidance to Fuel Importing Countries for Reducing On-Road Fuel Sulfur Levels, Improving Vehicle Emissions Standards” was published in December 2018 as an agreement between the AIT and UN Environment. The overall objective is to support the implementation of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition’s (CCAC) Global Strategy to introduce Low Sulfur Fuels and Cleaner Diesel Vehicles (or Global Strategy). This guidance document addresses the implementation of cleaner fuels and vehicle emission standa - Read more...
      Published Year: 2018
      Pagination: 40


    • Words into Action- Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

      RRCAP is a contributing author to the publication “Words into Action- Guidelines Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation” - that was just officially launched. RRCAP’s climate change cluster contributed in two chapters: Developing strategies to reduce risk; and a Section on Capacity Development under Responsibilities and stakeholders’ chapter. - Read more...
      Published Year: 2018
      Pagination: 112


    • Best Available Techniques for preventing and controlling industrial pollution

      The Best Available Techniques (BAT) concept has emerged as a key policy tool to prevent and control industrial emissions, thus ensuring a high level of environmental and human health protection. BAT and similar concepts constitute essential elements for setting emission limit values and other permit conditions for industrial emissions in many countries around the world. - Read more...
      Published Year: 2018
      Pagination: 154


    • Emission of Air Pollutants and Greenhouse Gases in Nepal

      Estimations of the emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases (GHG) of Asian country was done as a part of the activities of the Atmospheric Brown Cloud (ABC) Programme of AIT RRC.AP. ABC Programme has been supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The estimation of emissions of air pollutants and GHG in Nepal was done by Prof. Ram M. Shrestha who authored a book “Emissions of Air Pollutants and Greenhouse Gases in Nepal”. The book is published by Region - Read more...
      Published Year: 2018
      Pagination: 272

  • 2017

    • Asia Waste Management

      The Asia Waste Management Outlook (AWMO) provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities in waste management in the context of Asia. The AWMO is not intended to be a directory of wasterelated data or statistics; rather, it is intended to provide a perspective with prescriptions for a variety of stakeholders to encourage early action. It is also intended to provide an overview of the current status, current cutting-edge thinking, and the future of solid waste management in Asia over the - Read more...
      Published Year: 2017
      Pagination: 328

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