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Links to other useful sites 

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These sites are listed in alphabetical order

The Alternative Finance Website

This site hosts a searchable library of otherwise unpublished material on alternative finance for development. It is managed by Intermediate Technology Publications, and is funded by the Ford Foundation.

Book Aid International

Book Aid International works to send books to libraries and other organizations in the developing world. It also publishes a catalogue of books on NGO Management. These books are all available from Intermediate Technology Publications.

Centre for Alternative Technology

The main UK-focused organization working on alternative technology issues. A great place to visit in person, as well as on the web.

FAO Publications

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations publishes many books which will be useful to people working in development. Many FAO titles are available from stock from the IT Bookshop.

Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex Online Bookshop

The IDS Online Bookshop has many titles on development research. These books are also available from the IT Bookshop.

International Development Research Centre, Ottawa

IDRC is one of the world's leading development research institutions. Intermediate Technology Publications is the European agent for IDRC Books.

IT Peru

Intermediate Technology's Peru Office has a well-developed web site with many features. Information is available in both English and Spanish.

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen
Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam

The Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, is the major Dutch ethnographical institution. As well as an excellent museum, it has a major publishing programme, including titles on cultural and anthropology, health and rural development, gender issues, and on agriculture and rural development. Intermediate Technology Publications is the UK agent for KIT Press, the publishing department of the Royal Tropical Institute.

Swiss Centre for Development Cooperation in Technology and Management (SKAT)

SKAT, in St. Gallen, Switzerland, has programmes in a number of technical areas which complement the work of Intermediate Technology, including building technology, waste management and micro-hydro power. Intermediate Technology Publications is the world distributor of SKAT's publications. You can request a catalogue of SKAT Publications on the catalogue request page.

TALC - Teaching-aids At Low Cost

TALC specializes in providing low-cost books and other materials for use by health workers worldwide. Subjects covered include Medicine, Community Health, Women's Health, Child Health, AIDS and Disability issues.

Waterlines Technical Briefs

The Technical Briefs published in each issue of Waterlines are produced by the staff of WEDC at the University of Loughborough. The Technical Briefs are also available on the web on the Loughborough University site.


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