The Green Pages The Global Directory for Environmental Technology An online information resource that lists international businesses and organizations that supply products and services which can remedy environmental problems – for example, any aspect of water treatment, air pollution, waste handling & recycling, and renewable energy. This free and self-supporting service connects consumers with 7000 suppliers from around 150 countries, presenting a forum to explore clean and sustainable technologies, to share knowledge and experience, and exchange best environmental practices. Over the past twelve years, Green Pages has been serving 10 million visitors with 125 million pages of free and up-to-date information.
Practical Action: New Technologies This website links to news, briefing papers, reports and articles about nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology — with particular emphasis on how these affect people in developing countries. The website also provides information on the organisation's individual projects, including the use of nanotechnology to provide clean drinking water and the use of telecentres and podcasting to disseminate information in poor areas. And readers can participate in discussions about new technologies and their potential role in development through the website's blog.
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Makeshift A quarterly online magazine dedicated to documenting examples of innovation and creativity across the world. It covers topics such as technology, business and art from a range of authors, focused on grassroots projects in developing countries.
The website publishes feature articles, infographics and videos, as well as access to the full magazine through subscription.
D-Lab Run by MIT, is a programme of academic courses aimed at developing and implementing low-cost technologies to address poverty. Its approach is based on building partnerships and promoting capacity building, local innovation and indigenous knowledge.
The website contains information on its sixteen courses, and projects developed through the programme. Instructions on how to implement certain projects — such as making charcoal from agricultural waste — are also included.