Intermediate Technology in Papua New Guinea
This paper is based on a study of the South Pacific Appropriate Technology Foundation undertaken in 1983 as part of an ITDG institutional initiative.
The Golden Insect
This handbook on tropical beekeeping for beginners is based on first hand Ghanaian experience.
Small Business Promotion
A collection of 28 case-studies from 17 countries, this book describes failures as well as successes, and provides stimulating material for students, teachers, trainers and business people themselves.
Blacksmith, Baker, Roofing-sheet Maker
Using over 50 case studies from 22 countries which show how unconventional projects have developed women's earning power, this book is a source of ideas for all those helping to develop cash-producing work for women in developing countries.
Just for Starters
A practical and detailed survey of opportunities in the UK market. A general review of start-up possibilities, including statistical surveys of nearly 100 industry sectors, is followed by profiles of about 30 industries.
Try the Rabbit
A guide to small-scale rabbit breeding based on experience in Ghana. Includes advice on how to set up and manage a rabbitry.
Small-scale Gold Mining
The artisanal mining of alluvial gold is an extremely common small mining activity in many countries. This is a comprehensive and practical guide aimed at filling a need for improved goldmining techniques.
Small-scale Recycling of Plastics
This book looks at how to create employment by recycling plastics. It describes the collection of plastic waste that can be collected and processed for return to the factory and remoulded for a second service life.
Developing Technologies for the Rural Poor
This selective review looks at case studies where NGOs have been involved in rural/agricultural technology programmes directed at the rural poor, and attempts to identify those common features which characterize the agencies that have met with success. (Published in the ITDG Occasional Paper series)...
Low Cost Wooden Duplicator
Construction details for a stencil duplicator that can be built using simple woodworking tools, and is easy to use and maintain. Includes templates for use in construction.