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The 36th GIST Seminar


” The importance of renewable energy in well accepted at the global level. In this presentation, we will look at the role of Kyoto Mechanisms (Joint implementation and Clean Development Mechanisms) in diffusing the renewable energy technology in BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). China, India and Brazil are recently increasing their presence in the field of renewable energy technology. In addition to the relationship to Kyoto mechanism, the presentation will try to cover the process of technological capability building and emergence of manufacturing sector in China, India, and Brazil.”


Speakers’ Profile:

Michiko Iizuka is a policy specialist in the field of development, innovation and sustainability. She is currently a research fellow at United Nations University-MERIT since 2008. Prior to that, she has worked at International Development Center of Japan (IDJC) as a researcher, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean (UNECALC) as an environmental officer. Her main areas of interest are innovation system and science and technology, industrial & innovation policy in developing countries focusing on agriculture and environmental issues.

Date / Time 2012.7.23/17:00/19:00
SpeakerMichiko IIZUKA, DPhil Research Fellow United Nations University (UNU-MERIT)
TitleThe Kyoto mechanisms and the diffusion of renewable energy technologies in the BRICs
Venue GRIPS Meeting Room 1C, 1st Floor
Fee Free
Language Japanese

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