Establishing clearing houses for environmentally sound technology
Synonyms: 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
Context: Encouraging the dissemination of existing environmentally sound technologies.
Implementation: 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 1000 books; it also offers 100 new appropriate technology books for US$200.
Subjects: Information ReferenceCurrencyMerchandiseSystemsTechnology Environment Planetary initiativesDevelopment Sustainable development
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies