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1965-05 London UK
Founded by Dr E F Schumacher, as a primarily UK body.
Ensure a secure, fulfilling and dignified way of life to people in poverty by increasing grassroots access to appropriate technology, information and knowledge; provide technical assistance to Third World small and micro enterprises. Concerns: diffusion of technology; environmental sustainability of small-scale industries; factors influencing development of technological capacity of small-scale producers.
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