INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON APPROPRIATE INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY, HELD AT NEW DELHI/ANAND, INDIA ON NOVEMBER 20-30, 1978. APPROPRIATE RURAL TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

The document addresses the need for the design and manufacture of alternative and appropriate modes of transport, both non-motorized and motorized, specifically to meet rural requirements. The technological alternatives considered are human portage; handcarts, wheel barrows etc.; muscle-powered and pedal-driven vehicles; animal-powered transport; motorized rural transport; and boats and outboard engines. A program of action is offered for the development of alternatives.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report of Working Group No. 12, Appropriate Technology for Rural Transport. Sponsored in part by Agency for International Development, Washington, DC.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United Nations

    Industrial Development Organization, Lerchenfelder Strasse 1
    1070 Vienna,   Austria 

    U.S. Agency for International Development

    Ronald Reagan Building
    Washington, DC  USA  20523-1000
  • Publication Date: 1978-10-16

Media Info

  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00198955
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 17 1980 12:00AM