Workshop for trainers and planners on appropriate technology for the rural family : Bo, Sierra Leone 13 to 23 November 1979
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
a Voluntary Fund for the United Nations Decade for Women;
Government of Sierra Leone;
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The Workshop for Trainers and Planners on Appropriate Technology for the Rural Family for participants from Anglophone West Africa was held from 13 to 23 November 1979 at the Bo National Training Centre, Sierra Leone. It was the first of t»o such workshops to be held in West Africa. The Workshop was conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Welfare and Rural Development.. The Ministry has developed a number of projects related to the improvement of technologies in rural areas. Some of these projects were visited by participants during the course of the Workshop. Dr. Marilyn Carr, Economist at the Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) and former Appropriate Technology Officer-of ECA/ATKCW was consultant for the Workshop Ms. Abeba Wolderufael of UNI.CEF Nairobi, was resource person on Karen Appropriate Technology Demonstration Centre. UNICEF West Africa was represented by the Programme Officer for Sierra Leone.