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Appropriate technology is technology which is chosen or designed to be sensitive to the environmental, social and economic aspects of the setting where it is to be used.

The term was coined or popularized by E.F. Schumacher in his book "Small is Beautiful," where he discusses the related concept of IntermediateTechnology?.

An online collaboration with an emphasis on [Appropriate Technology] is [Appropedia], the wiki for SustainableTechnology?, HumanDevelopment?, InternationalDevelopment? OpenDevelopment?. It is also the major GreenWiki.


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