More Innovations For Development
Profiles over 80 technical innovations in the field of development, covering five main subject areas: water, energy, forestry, farming and fishing.Information about appropriate technology available to developing countries is common. What is not often achieved is a flow of the actual technologies the...
Science and Technology
Robert E Evenson, Gustav Ranis
The success of newly industrialized countries of Southeast Asia is a prime example of the role that science and technology can play in development strategies. This book aims to identify those policies which have proved to be workable in most situations.
Tinker, Tiller, Technical Change
Matthew Gamser, Helen Appleton, Nicola Carter
Technical assistance fails to bring technical change when it fails to work with local innovation. This book aims to raise awareness of people's innovation from actual cases in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
A practical classroom and workshop guide for teachers of technology, craft and design subjects in schools. It is based on the comprehensive Nigerian introductory technology curriculum, and encourages an integrated, active learning approach. Published in association with VSO.
Science, Technology and Development
The relationship between scientific and technological change and development has altered with the changing character of developing countries and with advances in technology. High tech, appropriate technology, technology transfer and diffusion all serve to complicate further the already complex task...
Science and Technology Council
This paper is based upon a consultancy report prepared for ITDG on behalf of the Government of Botswana. The author states the case for the establishment of a Science and Technology Council for Botswana and attempts to assess the wider implications for other developing countries.
Nine case studies in technology transfer which demonstrate the experience gained in different countries and different technologies.
Mobilizing Appropriate Technology
Discusses the role of AT in a national aid programme. If AT enters the project cycle at too late a stage it has little influence over the technological choice and the grassroots organizations that play a key role in development and change in rural areas.
Cutting Edge Technologies and Microcomputer Applications for Developing Countries
Explains and assesses the uses of computers in record-keeping, accounting, education, CAD-CAM, expert systems and geographic information systems, and provides a methodology for attacking the problems of resource assessment, utilization and communication.
One Hundred Innovations For Development
Technical problems require technical solutions that are innovative, simple, cheap, robust and easy to maintain. This book lists 100 winning inventions in the first International Inventors Award competition, organized in Stockholm.