The Center for Material Cycles and Waste Management Research (CMW) of the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) has compiled data on municipal solid waste (MSW) related to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 11.6.1 ("Proportion of municipal solid waste collected and managed in controlled facilities out of total municipal waste generated, by cities"), and built a database on municipal solid waste management in the Asia-Pacific Region (DaMSAR). The database would be relevant for policymakers and practitioners who are involved in monitoring progress on improving MSW management. The initial set of data has been extracted from the reports (published in and after 2011) of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) projects which have been conducted in 18 countries in the Asia-Pacific Region. We plan to expand the data and country/regional coverage and update the database in future.
|Data items covered by the database||
|Target countries||Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region excluding Japan|
|Countries covered by the initial version||
|Number of data||429|
|Update history||[2021/03/25] Dataset created.|
|Data source publication year||2011/01/01 - 2019/12/31|
|Data provider||National Institute for Environmental Studies
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