NGO Another Way (Stichting
Bakens Verzet), 1018 AM
SELF-FINANCING, ECOLOGICAL, SUSTAINABLE, LOCAL INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS FOR THE WORLD’S POOR
FREE E-COURSE FOR DIPLOMA IN INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT
Edition 69: 22 April, 2011.
Edition 79: 10 November, 2013.
: Locally grown fuels used for local
consumption only. Refer to
Cool roofs. (Use of white roofs to reduce ambient temperatures in dwellings and built-up areas).
composite products technology.
Infiltration ditches : Soil and Water Conservation with a Focus on Water Harvesting and Soil Moisture Retention, Chapter 3 : Overview of water harvesting and soil retention approaches p.5-19.
LED lights for lighting. Information from the Light Up the World Foundation.
Moringa sand filters for water purification.
development projects incorporate most of the principles of permaculture. For a
basic introduction see the introduction to David Holmgren’s Permaculture : Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability. (E-book published by D.
Plant oil for small-scale energy generation.
The quiet revolution : Push-Pull
Technology and the African Farmer, Khan Z. et al, Gatsby Charitable Foundation,
intensification : How to
help rice plants grow better and produce more : Teach yourself and others, Association Tefy
Seeds, how to collect and conserve seeds.
Seed balls (Tsuchi Dango)also known as Seed Dumplings.
Solar Spring Solar submersible horizontal axis piston pump technology.
Solar Photovoltaics Technology Brief 11. Updated
information published by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA),
Village Life Spring rebound inertia (or water oscillation) hand pump technology.
Zai pits for agriculture in marginal areas.
Zeer pots for cooling food products.
Peter Weir’s collection of appropriate technologies
One of the most useful sites on the internet
for technologies suitable for local application within the framework of
projects under the Model is the CD3WD site run by Peter Weir in
Peter Weir's work can be accessed through his index of single issue CD3WD file groups.
Peter Weir’s entire website can be downloaded. Because of its size, many local operators in developing countries may not be able to do this. If you have colleagues and friends busy with grass-roots development work who are interested in these technologies, download the site, copy it onto CD’s and send them to them. They form a high quality constructive gift. Your colleagues and friends will be grateful.
Part I of the download (N.B. This is a large 429 megabyte zip file!)
Part II of the download (N.B. This is a large 421 megabyte zip file!)
“Poverty is created scarcity”
Kaara, point 8 of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty, 58th
annual NGO Conference, United Nations,
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