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AccessAsia Review. This is a quarterly journal with articles that review and assess current research on policy-relevant issues in the field of contemporary Asian affairs. Once a year, the AccessAsia Review includes a quantitative, global analysis of research on Asia. The complete text of the AccessAsia Review essays are available online.

ANU Asia Pacific School, Economics and Management: China Economy Program. The Australian National University

Asia Bulletin Harvard Asia Center

Asia Research Centre. Is a special research center on social, political and economic change in Asia. It was established by the Australian Research Council's Research Centres Program. Australia

Asia-Pacific Review This is a refereed, scholarly publication, which has specialized on analyzes of global political, economic, security, energy, and environmental issues, with specific emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. The journal was launched in 1994 by the Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS), an independent, non-profit research institute in Tokyo.

AVRDC Asian Vegetable Research & Development Center

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Beijing Agricultural University, China

Beijing Forestry University, China

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CABI Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International

CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

China Agriculture WWW (CAW)

China and the World. This is an US-based electronic magazine and information database on China.

China Army Area Handbook, University of Maryland. USA

China Daily. The national english-language newspaper is available on the web. China

China Dimensions. This site has been developed by the China Task Team of the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) of the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) under contract NAS5-32632 to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It includes links to some data sets (somewhat outdated).

China Food & Agriculture This newsletter deals with China's food and agriculture sector. It covers policy and the business environment for foreign companies working throughout China's food chain, from agricultural production and trading, to food manufacturing and distribution.

China GIS: The Environment This is a CD-ROM with data and maps on China produced by ERIM International, Inc.. This is the first in a collection of digital geographic data sets of China, entitled China: The Environment.

China Infrastructure This publication solely devoted to analyses of China's power, transportation, water and construction industries.

China Journal, The (formerly: The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs) is published by Contemporary China Center, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. It is a refereed, scholarly publication that focuses on topics relating to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan since 1949, plus studies of the major issues that contribute to understanding of Communist Party history and contemporary events. (see also: alternative site)

China the Beautiful. Large collection of classical Chinese art, calligraphy, poetry, works on history, literature, painting and philosophy. See the excellent paintings and calligraphy.

Chinese Academy of Forestry

Chinese Embassy in Washington, USA. This site offers an Introduction to China, which includes the official view on a broad range of topics

Chinese Environmental Web Sites This is a list of environment-related web sites from the Chinese State Environmental Protection Agency, USA

CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

CIFOR Center for International Forestry Research

CIMMYT Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo

CIP International Potato Center

City Data Basic city statistics, China

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Department of Chinese Studies, Vienna University, Austria

Digital Library MIT China Digital Library. Documentary material about 20th century China. Center for Educational Computing Initiatives, Massachusets Institute of Technology, USA

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ETFRN European Tropical Forest Research Network

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a division of The Economist Group has detailed economic information on China. 

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FAO Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome, Italy
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Harvard University: Asia Center

Harvard University: China Project of the University Committee on Environment. This is a multidisciplinary research program on issues of Chinese energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, local and regional air pollution, environmental protection, and their role in Sino-American relations.

Heidelberg University of Heidelberg, Institute for Chinese Studies

History Records of Air Quality for Shanghai City by the Shanghai Environment Education Centre

History The Development of World History: China

Hong Kong Economy: economic and financial data

Hong Kong in Figures: overview of selected statistics

Hong Kong Population: population data

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ICARDA International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas

ICLARM Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management

ICRAF International Center for Research in Agroforestry

ICRISAT International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

IFDC International Fertilizer Development Center

IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute

IIMI International Water and Irrigation Management Institute

IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

ILRI International Livestock Research Institute

Information Guide Council on East Asian Libraries, Information Guide: China

Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany

Internet Guide for China Studies, The World-Wide Web Virtual Library, Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany

IPGRI The International Plant Genetic Resources Institute

IRRI International Rice Research Institute

ISNAR International Service for National Agricultural Research

IUFRO International Union of Forestry Research Organizations

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Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Journal of Contemporary China. This journal provides information about contemporary Chinese affairs for scholars, businessmen and government policy-makers. Its fields of interest include economics, political science, law, culture, history, international relations, sociology and other social sciences and humanities. Editor: Suisheng Zhao, Department of Government, Colby College, Waterville, USA

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Library The Tsinghua University Library, China
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Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany

Modern China. An International Quarterly of History and Social Science. Published by SAGE publications this journal is available electronically. Editor: Philip C C Huang University of California, Los Angeles, USA

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National Natural Science Foundation (NNSF), Beijing, China

Northeast Forestry University, China

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Online-Document: Wu, Harry X. (1998): How rich is China and how fast has the economy grown? Statistical controversies. National Center for Development Studies (NCDS), Australian National University (Abstract)

Online-Document: Yang, Yongzheng / Huang, Yiping (1998): The impact of trade liberalization on income distribution in China. National Center for Development Studies (NCDS), Australian National University (Abstract)

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People's Daily. This is an official newspaper of Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. This Chinese paper has the largest circulation volume in China.
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Reports from China. These are background reports prepared by CD Features, which is affiliated with the China Daily newspaper. It covers China's social, economic, political and cultural developments.
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Shanghai Environment Education Center, Shanghai Environment News, Shanghai Environmental Protection Advertising Co.Ltd, China

Sino-German Centre for Research Promotion, Center for Research Cooperation. Germany (See also: Sino-German Centre in Beijing)

Sinology University of Heidelberg, Institut for Chinese Studies

State of the Environment CHINA 1997 This is a project, funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and supported technically by United Nations Environmental Programme / Global Resources Information Database - Arendal, Norway (UNEP/GRID-Arendal)

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Technology MIT International Science and Technology Initiative (MISTI). Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
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U.S. Department of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State. It deals with U.S. foreign policy and U.S. relations with the countries in the Asia-Pacific region. USA

U.S. Department of State: "China 2000". This long-range strategic document released by the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, January 6, 1997 (Published December 1996), USA

U.S. Department of State: China Homepage. It has up-to-date information regarding American foreign policy. USA

U.S. Embassy in China This is the web site of the United States Embassy in Bejing, PRC. They have a large amount of China-related information, such as a section on environment, science, technology and health. China

University of Hong Kong - Department of Zoology

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WARDA West African Rice Development Association

Web Guide University of Heidelberg, Germany: Internet Guide for China Studies

Weekly Report of Air Quality for 46 Cities in China by the Shanghai Environment Education Centre

World Bank Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Developement - Agricultural Research Group

World Food Programme This is the web site of the United Nations Food Aid Program. FAO, Rome, Italy.

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Xinhua, the official news agency of the People's Republic of China. It has on-line news releases. (requires browser with Chinese characters).
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Yearbook Data From the Statistical Yearbook of China
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Zhejiang Agricultural University, China
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