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close this book Diffusion of Biomass Energy Technologies in Developing Countries
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View the document PREFACE
View the document OVERVIEW
View the document 1 DIFFUSION OF INNOVATIONS
View the document 2 ENERGY AND DEVELOPMENT
View the document 3 NEEDS OF THE POOR
View the document 4 RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
View the document 5 TECHNICAL FACTORS
View the document 6 CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC ACCEPTABILITY
View the document 7 DIFFUSION OF THE TECHNOLOGIES
View the document 8 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
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Acknowledgements

Board on Science and Technology for International Development Office of International Affairs National Research Council

NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS

Washington, D.C. 1984

NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.

This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

The National Research Council was established by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of furthering knowledge and of advising the federal government. The Council operates in accordance with general policies determined by the Academy under the authority of its congressional charter of 1863, which establishes the Academy as a private, nonprofit, self-governing membership corporation. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in the conduct of their services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. It is administered jointly by both Academies and the Institute of Medicine. The National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine were established in 1964 and 1970, respectively, under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences.

This study has been prepared by the Board on Science and Technology for International Development, Office of International Affairs, National Research Council, for the Rockefeller Foundation, under Grant No. RF 80040.

Second edition, January 1984

International Standard Book Number

0-309-03442-6

Library of Congress Catalog Number: 82-82005

Printed in the United States of America

 

PANEL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY DIFFUSION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Raymond C. Loehr, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Cochairman

Alejandro Melchor, Asian Development Bank, Manila, The Philippines, Cochairman

J. E. M. Arnold, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

Andrew Barnett, University of Sussex, Brighton, England

Elizabeth Colson, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

Sylvia Forman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

Ricardo Giesecke, United Nations, Managua, Nicaragua

M. N. Islam, University of Engineering and Technology, Dacca, Bangladesh

Jacqueline Ki-Zerbo, Permanent Interstate Committee for the Struggle Against Drought in Sahel, Ouagadougou, Upper Volta

A. K. N. Reddy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Roger Revelle, University of California, La Jolla, California, USA

Wu Wen, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

CONSULTANTS

Peter B. Hammond, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

C. Anthony Pryor, Center for Integrative Development, New York, New York, USA

R. Bhatia, Barvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Russell deLucia, Meta Systems, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Peter Hayes, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

Raymond Noronha, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA

T. B. S. Prakasam, Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago, Cicero, Illinois, USA

Everett M. Rogers, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

Vaclav Smil, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Timothy Wood, Sahel Regional Technical Coordinator for Fuel Conserving Technologies, Ouagadougou, Upper Volta

 

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