Name Appropedia
Reference http://www.appropedia.org/

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The coverage and content of Appropedia is visible at http://www.appropedia.org/Appropedia:CategoryTree

The position of appropriate technologies in the Ens Dictionary is explained in Produced Assets (Chapter of Ens Dictionary)

Description

Appropriate technology is technology that is appropriate to the environmental, cultural and economic situation it is intended for. It usually describes technologies which are suitable for use in the majority world (or "developing nations").

Appropedia is the site for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development through the use of sound principles and appropriate technology and the sharing of wisdom and project information. It is a wiki, a type of website which allows anyone to add, remove, or edit content. Registration is encouraged but not required for contributors.

Source: http://www.appropedia.org/Portal:Appropriate_technology and http://www.appropedia.org/Appropedia:About

Availability

Globally, via the internet.

Blueprint

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