Establishing clearing houses for environmentally sound technology

Linking global information systems for sustainable technology
Developing inventory of information systems on environmentally sound technology
Cataloguing clearing houses on appropriate technologies
Publishing appropriate energy techniques
Disseminating information on resource conservation technologies
Disseminating information on sustainable technology
Informing about alternative technologies

Encouraging the dissemination of existing environmentally sound technologies.


The Appropriate Technology Project of Volunteers in Asia has compiled 15,000 pages of technical information on appropriate technology, including a bibliography of more than 1,000 books; it also offers 100 new appropriate technology books for US$200.

Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal