Fundamental Aspects of Appropriate Technology: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Appropriate Technology Center for Appropriate Technology Delft University of Technology September 4-7, 1979

Fundamental Aspects of Appropriate Technology: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Appropriate Technology Center for Appropriate Technology Delft University of Technology September 4-7, 1979

by International Workshop on Appropriate Technology

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789028606401
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 05/14/1980
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. Conclusions and Recommendations.- Session 1: Topics in Appropriate Technology Projects.- The Gaviotas Program.- An Analysis of Factors Affecting the Succesful Continuity of a Solar Destillation Plant in the West Indies.- A New Approach Towards Rural Development: Appropriate Technology and the Earthquake of 1976 in Guatemala.- Dian Dessa.- Urban Agriculture as an Appropriate Technology.- Session 2: Organization of Appropriate Technology Activities.- Concepts and Models for the Development of Appropriate Technology for Rural Areas.- Appropriate Technology in Sri Lanka.- A University Perspective on Appropriate Technology.- A Company for Rural Development in India.- Educational, Scientific & Technological Institutions in Developing Countries.- Session 3: The Framework for Appropriate Technology. The Role of Appropriate Technology in (Rural) Development.- Appropriate Technology: Theory, Policy and Practice.- Technical Change, Employment and Distribution in L.D.C.’s.- Optimizing the Appropriateness of Technologies.- Some Tentative Thoughts on Development Assistance Projects for the Rural Poor.- Appropriate Technology in Rural Development.- Appropriate Technology “Fashion or Need”.- III. List of Participants.

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