Guide to technology
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CTA. 1994. Guide to technology. Spore 51. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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Appropriate technology sourcebook: a guide to practical books for village and small community technology by Ken Darrow and Mike Saxenian 1993 800pp ISBN 0 917704 17 7 Pbk price UKL19.95 published by Volunteers in Asia and distributed by IT Pub
Appropriate technology sourcebook provides reviews of some of the best available literature on small-scale technology, especially for use in developing countries. Its is a comprehensive guide to practical books on village and small community technology. Over 50,000 copies of previous editions have been used in more than 130 countries. In the new edition, 1150 publications from international sources are treated to short reviews, covering small water supply systems and sanitation; renewable energy and devices such as water-mills and improved cooking stoves; agricultural tools and implements; intensive gardening; workshop tools and equipment; crop preservation and storage; forestry; beekeeping and aquaculture. There are also sections on housing; health care; non-formal education; small business management; small industries and transportation - even a section on disaster preparedness and relief. There are over 500 line drawings depicting techniques covered in some of the books: price and ordering information are given for each publication and overall the guide provides an excellent source of Ideas, information and reference. Appropriate technology sourcebook: a guide to practical books for village and small community technology by Ken Darrow and Mike Saxenian 1993 800pp ISBN 0 917704 17 7 Pbk price UKL19.95 published by Volunteers in Asia and distributed by IT Publications Ltd 103-105 Southampton Row London WC1B 4HH, UK
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