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
that took place on …

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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 …

Waste with love
March 15, 2009 – 7:00 pm | Comments Off
Waste with love

Author: Publink, a workgroup of designers who work for a sustainable future

“Waste with love” is a project that wants to awake people’s awareness on the necessity of reducing waste. It consists in modifying the …

Solar Bottle
March 15, 2009 – 2:54 pm | Comments Off
Solar Bottle

Author: Alberto Meda & Francisco Gomez Paz
Short description of the design: Bottle disinfects dirty water to prevent diseases
How did this design improve life and for whom?: Bottle can …