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* The Appropriate Technology Collaborative – An appropriate technology design and dissemination nonprofit.
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Mansur Hoda Scientist and pioneer of Appropriate Technology in India along with E. F. Schumacher of Small is Beautiful fame.
He appointed J. Baldwin to work in the newly created California Office of Appropriate Technology, Sim Van der Ryn as State Architect, Stewart Brand as Special Advisor, John Bryson as chairman of the California State Water Board.
In 1977, the OECD identified in its Appropriate Technology Directory 680 organizations involved in the development and promotion of appropriate technology.
For example, the Inter-American Development Bank created a Committee for the Application of Intermediate Technology in 1976 and the World Health Organization established the Appropriate Technology for Health Program in 1977.
For example, the energy crisis of the mid-1970s led to the creation of the National Center for Appropriate Technology ( NCAT ) in 1977 with an initial appropriation of $ 3 million from the U. S. Congress.
In 1983, the OECD published the results of an extensive survey of appropriate technology organizations titled, The World of Appropriate Technology, in which it defined appropriate technology as characterized by " low investment cost per work-place, low capital investment per unit of output, organizational simplicity, high adaptability to a particular social or cultural environment, sparing use of natural resources, low cost of final product or high potential for employment.
These OSAT groups include: AKVO, Appropedia, Appropriate Technology Collaborative, Catalytic Communities, Centre for Alternative Technology, Center For Development Alternatives, Engineers Without Borders, Open Source Ecology, Practical Action, and Village Earth.
Often the type of appropriate technology that is used in developed countries is " Appropriate and Sustainable Technology " ( AST ); or appropriate technology that, besides being functional and relatively cheap ( though often more expensive than true AT ), is also very durable and lasts a long time ( AT does not include this ; see Sustainable design ).
* Eldis OnDisc and The Appropriate Technology Library are projects that use CDs and DVDs to give access to development information in areas without reliable and affordable internet access.
Technofix: Why Technology Won ’ t Save Us or the Environment, Chapter 13, “ The Design of Environmentally Sustainable and Appropriate Technologies ”, New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada, ISBN 0865717044, 464 pp.
* Appropedia – The Sustainability Wiki – World Wide Wiki of Sustainable Technology ( Appropriate technology portal )
* GrAT – Center for Appropriate Technology – GrAT is a scientific association for research and development of Appropriate Technology in Vienna, Austria.
In 2005, there were 1, 144 community-supported agriculture organiza-tions ( CSAs ) in operation, up from 400 in 2001 and 2 in 1986, according to a study by the nonprofit, nongovernmental organization National Center for Appropriate Technology.
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Appropriate expression of imprinted genes is important for normal development, with numerous genetic diseases associated with imprinting defects including Beckwith – Wiedemann syndrome, Silver – Russell syndrome, Angelman syndrome and Prader – Willi syndrome.
Appropriate and appropriate
According to the DoD the MIL-STD-188-200 series “ contains current tactical communications, technical standards and design objectives … series includes appropriate unclassified design objectives and tactical communications systems technical standards … Appropriate communications-electronics systems standards and design objectives developed under joint projects … are integrated in the tactical communications standards .”
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ( IDEA ) requires that students with special needs be provided with a Free Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment that is appropriate to the student's needs.
Appropriate and technology
Appropriate technology is an ideological movement ( and its manifestations ) originally articulated as " intermediate technology " by the economist Dr. Ernst Friedrich " Fritz " Schumacher in his influential work, Small is Beautiful.
Appropriate technology is most commonly discussed in its relationship to economic development and as an alternative to transfers of capital-intensive technology from industrialized nations to developing countries.
Appropriate technology frequently serves as an umbrella term for a variety names for this type of technology.
Appropriate technology was meant to address four problems: extreme poverty, starvation, unemployment and urban migration.
Appropriate technology has been applied extensively to improve agricultural production in developing countries.
Appropriate technology options in water treatment include both community-scale and household-scale point-of-use ( POU ) designs.
Appropriate and design
Appropriate design factors are based on several considerations, such as the accuracy of predictions on the imposed loads, strength, wear estimates, and the environmental effects to which the product will be exposed in service ; the consequences of engineering failure ; and the cost of over-engineering the component to achieve that factor of safety.
Appropriate instrumentation, survey design, and data processing are essential for success, and must be adapted to the unique geology and archaeological record of each site.
During that decade, Bender was also the co-editor of RAIN: A Journal of Appropriate Technology, and among the theorists and practitioners of the " green " approach to planning and design, has been a popular essayist since that time.
Appropriate instrumentation, field survey design, and data processing are essential for success, and must be adapted to the unique geology and archaeological record of each site.