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close this bookBlending of New and Traditional Technologies - Case Studies (ILO - WEP, 1984, 312 p.)
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SEVERAL INDIVIDUALS AND organisations were extremely helpful in furnishing valuable material for case studies and generously giving permission for its use. In this regard, the ILO and the editors of this volume express their appreciation to Bart Duff and the International Rice Research Institute. Los Ba(Chapter 2); Edwin Connerly, Marcus Ingle, the United States Department of Agriculture and Agency for International Development, Washington, DC (Chapter 3); John Downey and Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA. Arlington, Virginia (Chapter 4); Umberto Colombo, Danielle Mazzonis and the Italian Commission for Nuclear and Alternative Energy Sources (ENEA), Rome (Chapters 5 and 8); John Bessant, Brighton Polytechnic, Ward Morehouse and Intermediate Technology Development Group, North America, New York (Chapter 6); Jim Northcott, Petra Rogers and the Policy Studies Institute, London (Chapter 7); J.R. Tauile of the Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Chapter 9); Gary Whitby and Intermediate Technology Industrial Services (ITIS), Rugby, United Kingdom, (Chapter 10); Alyson Warhurst of the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Vienna (Chapter 11); John Elkington, Bioresources Ltd. and Unilever Corporation, London (Chapter 12); Carlos A. Izurieta, Consultant, San Jose, Costa Rica (Chapter 13); K. Venkataraman and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Vienna (Chapter 14); Ashok Raj, Vishnu Mohan and the Economic and Political Weekly, Bombay; R.L. Nickelson and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva (Chapter 16); Michael Howes, Intermediate Technology Industrial Services (ITIS), Rugby, United Kingdom, and Agricultural Department of Pakistan, Islamabad (Chapter 18); John Eriksson and the Bureau for Science and Technology, United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC (Chapter 19); Dr Schmidt-K and the Ministry for Research and Technology of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn (Annex); and Rustam Lalkaka of the United Nations Financing System on Science and Technology for Development (UNFSSTD), New York (Annex).

Primary responsibility for chapters contributed by the International Labour Office (ILO) was as follows: Ajit Bhalla, Chapters 16 and 20. Dilmus James, Chapters 1 and 7, and Yvette Stevens, Chapters 4, 15. 17, 18 and 19. The Annex and the Bibliography were prepared jointly by Ajit Bhalla and Yvette Stevens.

Earlier drafts of several chapters of the volume were sent for comments to the following ACSTD members: Umberto Colombo, Rodney Nichols, Keichi Oshima, Francisco Sagasti, M.S. Swaminathan, Josargas and Loretta M. Sicat. The ILO and the editors are most grateful to them for their very encouraging response. Special thanks are due to Mr Sagasti and Ms Sicat for very detailed and helpful comments.

Within the ILO, Karl Ebel, Wouter van Ginneken and Armand Pereira offered useful comments. Mich Bhunnoo, Anne Meade and Brigitte Lafite skilfully typed the entire manuscript.

It should be noted that acknowledgements of private firms or their mention in the volume does not constitute a commercial endorsement by the ILO.

Also by A. Bhalla:

Technology and Employment in Industry (editor), ILO, Geneva (1974)
Towards Global Action for Appropriate Technology (editor), ILO, Geneva
Economic Transition in Hunan and Southern China, Macmillan (1984)

Also by D. James:

Used Machinery and Economic Development, Michigan State University (1974)
Technological Progress in Latin America (editor), Westview Press (1979)