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Technology Development Group Southern Africa (ITDG) Technical
A lack of access
to technical information can be a major constraint to development.
Individuals at all levels need to be kept informed of innovations
that may help them overcome poverty. Sharing knowledge of the activities
of the poor and of other development organisations, is key to ensuring
this information is available to all.
The Technical Information Service was created to address some of
these needs by providing a means of accessing the wealth of technical
information held by ITDG.
The Technical Information Service currently comprises of;
- A Resource
Centre holding periodicals, reports, books, videos, CD-ROMs and
other documents on appropriate technology and development.
- ITDG Technical
Briefs, a series introductory fact sheets and basic practical
information on appropriate technology in the areas of food processing,
energy, transport, water & sanitation, and mining. The technical
briefs have been written in response to the demand for information
on a broad range of appropriate technologies. Topics covered include
areas such as buttermaking, drying of foods, honey processing,
soap making, wind pumps, solar water heating etc.
The ITDG Technical
Enquiry Service supplies, free of charge, technical and developmental
information to grassroots development workers, community-based organisations,
NGOs and other agencies using appropriate technologies to implement
Supporting this information, ITDG has many years of experience acquired
through project implementation around Zimbabwe in a wide range of
For more information contact;
3rd Fl. Coal House, Cnr L Takawira St/N Mandela Ave
P O Box 1744, Harare
Tel: 00-263-4-750880/2, 780995, 759827-8
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