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ERIC Number: ED241146
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Technology: Appropriate for What? And for Whom?
Black, Maggie, Ed.
UNICEF News, Issue 117/1983/3
Included in this issue of UNICEF News are several brief articles focusing on the theme of appropriate technology. Topics discussed include (1) the improvement of family life through the scientific application of appropriate technology; (2) UNICEF and the household fuels crisis; (3) the workload of African women; (4) ways energy, food, health, and agricultural needs can be and have been met as a result of technological innovation; (5) difficulties in constructing a solar still in Somalia; (6) the refinement of existing waterpump technology in Bangladesh; (7) use of scrap materials as teaching aids by educators in Mozambique; (8) low cost, resource-saving technologies being used or investigated around the world; (9) attention to the needs and interests of women to improve acceptance of development programs; (10) modification of imported millet mills to improve acceptance by Senegalese; (11) the introduction of a more efficient cooking stove in Nepal; (12) the rejection of an energy-saving cookstove among "displaced persons" in El Salvador; (13) machine tools using human physical energy; (14) intermediate technology and its dissemination in developing countries; (15) developmental education in Switzerland and Japan; and (16) news about UNICEF events. (RH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Africa; Bangladesh; Development Education; El Salvador; India; Mozambique; Nepal; Senegal; Somalia