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close this bookAsbestos Overview and Handling Recommendations (GTZ, 1996)
close this folderPart IV Country analysis
close this folder5 Summary
View the document5.1 Economic Implication
View the document5.2 Legislation
View the document5.3 Research and Development
View the document5.4 Substitutes
View the document5.5 Risk philosophy

5.3 Research and Development

The different interests of industrialized nations and developing countries in the Asbestos matter are documented in the corresponding number of research and development studies. In the industrialized countries, numerous projects are currently being performed, which are concerned both with the health hazards of Asbestos and with the development of substitutes.