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Organizations relating to Trades and Crafts

World Federation of Master Tailors / Est. 1910
World Batik Council / Seri Kembangan, Malaysia
European Locksmith Federation / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1964
World Farriers' Association / Albuquerque NM, USA / Est. 1984
Federation of the Asian Master Tailors / Hong Kong, Hong Kong / Est. 1936
Caribbean Association of Technologists, Technicians and Craftsmen / Freeport, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1998
SMEunited / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1980
World Master Chefs Society / Grays, UK / Est. 1947
European Folk Art and Craft Federation / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1972
Nordens Husflidsforbund / Tallinn, Estonia / Est. 1927
West African Association for the Development of Artisanal Fisheries / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1992
Union européenne pour la promotion des formations techniques dans les métiers de l'hôtellerie / Auxerre, France / Est. 1978
European Federation of Farriers Associations / Oosterhout, Netherlands / Est. 1997
European Council for Motor Trades and Repairs / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1983
Centro Interamericano de Artesanias y Artes Populares / Cuenca, Ecuador / Est. 1975
European Liaison Committee for Agricultural and Agri-Food Trades / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1980
Nordiskt Forum för Forskning och Utvecklingsarbete inom Utbildning i Slöyd / Notodden, Norway / Est. 1988
Master Brewers Association of the Americas / St Paul MN, USA / Est. 1887
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades / Hanover MD, USA / Est. 1887
Craftsmen of the World Federation / Montreuil, France / Est. 1974
Tools for Self Reliance / Southampton, UK / Est. 1978
International Union of Journeymen and Allied Trades / Danbury CT, USA / Est. 1874
FARMAPU-INTER and CECOTRAP-RCOGL / Kisangani, Congo DR / Est. 1981
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1865
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada / New York NY, USA / Est. 1893
Cooperation for the Development of the Craft Industry / Hombourg, Belgium / Est. 1988
Maison Afrique, La / Vessigebro, Sweden / Est. 1995
Oceania Association of Master Athletes / Attadale WA, Australia
Europees Centrum voor Opleiding en Vervolmaking in Kunstambachten en Historische Restauratie / Bruges, Belgium
Centre d'échanges et promotion des artisans en zones à équiper / Leuville-sur-Orge, France / Est. 1975
Europäischer Interessenverband Handel-Gewerbe-Industrie / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1980
International Federation of Master-Craftsmen / Est. 1955
Fédération pour le développement de l'artisanat utilitaire / Est. 1978
International Hide and Allied Trades Improvement Society / Est. 1949
International Union of Bakers, Confectioners and Similar Trades / Est. 1907
International Federation of Carpenters / Est. 1903
Association internationale des métiers et enseignements d'art / Est. 1938
International Society of Folk Harpers and Craftsmen / Missoula MT, USA / Est. 1973
Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America / Farmington GA, USA / Est. 2002
International Master Course on Aging Skin / Paris, France
Maille Artisans International League
International Guild of Candle Artisans / Est. 1961
Tool and Trades History Society / Totnes, UK / Est. 1983
International Association of Penturners / Westlake OH, USA
International Guild of Miniature Artisans / Freedom CA, USA / Est. 1983
International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting / Webster NY, USA / Est. 1950
Institut panafricain des arts et métiers, Abidjan / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
European Conference on Craft and Small Enterprises
Caribbean Technical Cooperation Network in Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture / Est. 1983
Society of Ornamental Turners / Saltdean, UK / Est. 1948

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World Problems relating to Trades and Crafts

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Environmental hazards of furniture and fixtures manufacture
Decline of handicrafts and cottage industries
Elimination of traditional skills

Action Strategies relating to Trades and Crafts

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting craftsmanship
Effecting metal crafts
Working from home
Designing community growth plan
Providing local craft market
Establishing crafts cooperative
Recovering artisans' roles
Recognizing role of practical crafts
Communicating new craft techniques
Preserving popular crafts
Developing local light industry
Manufacturing local craft products
Improving training in craft industries
Expanding local artisans productivity
Encouraging local craft abilities
Equipping central craft workshop
Employing competent local artisans
Having a guru
Building large durable craft
Sharing new domestic methods
Opening new cottage industries
Expanding profitable cottage industry
Defending craftsmen

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