Transfer of environmentally sound technologies from Japan to China

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This article discusses the transfer of environmentally sound technology from Japan to developing countries, particularly China. The focus is on the main Japanese Organizations involved in environmentally sound technology transfer, including government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and Japanese industry. The article also describes the main activities involved in Japan's technology transfer efforts, such as grants, loan, information exchange, and demonstration projects, with specific examples of Japan's technology transfer work in China. Finally, the paper analyzes the successes and challenges of various technology transfer mechanisms and provides insight on the direction of Japan's future environmentally sound technology transfer projects and programs in developing countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-567
Number of pages15
JournalEnvironmental Impact Assessment Review
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Sept

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Ecology
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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