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close this bookJournal of the Network of African Countries on Local Building Materials and Technologies - Volume 1, Number 3 (HABITAT, 1991, 46 p.)
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View the documentForeword
View the documentThe role of a Network in strengthening local technological capacity in the production of Building Materials
View the documentMalawi: Production process, application and acceptance of fibre concrete roofing products*
View the documentNigeria: Natural-fibre Shwishcrete technology for low-cost roofs*
View the documentNigeria: Appraisal of coir-fibre cement-mortar composite for low-cost roofing purposes*
View the documentMalawi: Improved concrete roof tiles and roof-tile machines*
View the documentEast African roof thatching techniques being tested in India*
View the documentCorrugated roofing sheets from coir-waste or wood-wool and Portland cement*
View the documentPublications review
View the documentEvents
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The United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)
Nairobi, 1991


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE JOURNAL

This Journal welcomes information or articles on low-cost innovations in building-materials technology. Information in the form of technical papers, illustrations, news items and announcements of events can be sent from individuals or institutions in the private or public sector, from within and outside the African region. All correspondence on the Journal should be addressed to the editor Mr. Mario Piche, Research and Development Division, UNCHS (Habitat), P.O. Box 30030, Nairobi, Kenya.

The views expressed in this Journal do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations. Mention of firm names and commercial products do not imply the endorsement of UNCHS (Habitat). The reprinting of any of the material in this publication is welcome, provided that the source is mentioned and one copy sent to UNCHS (Habitat).

National Network Institutions are:

Cyprus Organization of Standards and Control of Quality
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Cyprus

Department of Civil Engineering
University of Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Building and Road Research Institute (BRRI)
Kumasi University
Ghana

Housing Research Development Unit (HRDU)
School of Architecture
University of Nairobi
Kenya

Department of Civil Engineering
The Polytechnic
University of Malawi
Malawi

Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
University of Malta
Malta

School of Industrial Technology
University of Mauritius
Mauritius

Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI)
Lagos
Nigeria

Faculty of Engineering
Fourah Bay College
University of Sierra Leone
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Geological Survey Mines Department
Ministry of Lands and Mines
Entebbe
Uganda

Building Research Unit (BRU)
Dar-es-Salaam
United Republic of Tanzania

Ministry of Public Construction and National Housing
Harare
Zimbabwe