Hands on Food, Water and Finance: Practical Innovations for a Sustainable World (Hands on Series)

Hands on Food, Water and Finance: Practical Innovations for a Sustainable World (Hands on Series)
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80
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1853395153
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Royal Institute of International Affairs
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Appropriate "green" technologies are sometimes regarded as a second-rate solution but the three volumes of "Hands On" challenges this concept by presenting real-life examples of successful viable alternatives to demonstrate appropriate technological stories from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. All of the stories included have been produced as a result of personal experience from somewhere in the world. Subjects covered include success stories from agriculture, agro-processing, enterprise, energy,building and shelter, water and sanitation. "Hands On" promotes appropriate technologies and environmentally sound solutions which can help reduce consumption. All of the new technologies and scientific breakthroughs described can be readily applied by individuals at a reasonable cost to themselves and to the community. Some of the initiatives can be applied in the home while others can be used by entrepreneurs to stimulate green business and small-scale enterprise. While the...

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