About Itknet databank
June 23, 2008 – 11:31 am | Comments Off

ITKNET is an International Network of institutions and experts on Traditional Knowledge, created during the Major Conference:

CLIMATE CHANGE, DESERTIFICATION, ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICTS AND MIGRATIONS

- An international Network of experts on Traditional Knowledge for a common strategy
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Using Bamboo in building construction: experimental analysis
March 15, 2009 – 8:18 pm | Comments Off
Using Bamboo in building construction: experimental analysis

Author: Francesca Parotti

Wanting to study an alternative and sustainable material for construction, the author has analyzed several aspects of bamboo structures and joints with the aim of designing simple kinds of joints to be realized …

Sustainable technologies and tradition in the land of the Maasai
March 15, 2009 – 8:07 pm | Comments Off
Sustainable technologies and tradition in the land of the Maasai

Author:Anna Toso

As a consequence of voluntary work in Tanzania, the author witnessed the difficulty of the Maasai population in adapting to the social-economical changes due to modernization. To the pastoral activity, once the principal …

ABC for green purchase in Civil Service
March 15, 2009 – 7:58 pm | Comments Off
ABC for green purchase in Civil Service

ABC for green purchase in Civil Service
Coordinator: Arch. Riccardo Pozzi, published by the Agenda21 network of the Region of Tuscany
Available at http://agende21toscana.comune.fi.it

Aim of the publication:
Provide information for Civil Service employees and for citizens
Contents:
1- Regulations …

Pot-in-pot cooler, food storage
March 15, 2009 – 7:51 pm | Comments Off
Pot-in-pot cooler, food storage

Manufacturer: local potters Nigeria, 1995 Earthenware, sand, water Dimensions: 16” to 22” diameter In use in: Cameroon, Tchad, Niger, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Burkina …