Appropriate technology (AT) is technology that is designed with special consideration to the environmental, ethical, cultural, social and economical aspects of the community it is intended for. With these goals in mind, AT typically requires fewer resources, is easier to maintain, has a lower overall cost and less of an impact on the environment compared to industrialized practices. Most importantly, Appropriate Technology is technology to empower people.

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Appropriate Technology for the 21st Century: Technological Innovation to Empower Africa

To submit a paper, please refer to the call for papers for format and instructions. The deadline for full papers has been extended until July 29th. You may submit papers even if you have missed the deadline for abstract submimssion.


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