Technologies for Rural Development/Introduction

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Introduction[edit]

Rural Development is a term that is used widely in governmental organizations and many publications regarding rural activity in all the countries around the world. This book is about Rural Development at a basic level, with the material directed towards informing children about what can drive the first phases of development.


Technologies for Rural Development/Using water resources[edit]

The water resources module explains how the water cycle operates and how important its protection and correct use is to development in all areas of life. A number of technologies that can improve use of water are explained.


Technologies for Rural Development/Building houses[edit]

The housing module explains many ways of creating reliable housing in different rural locations around the globe.

Technologies for Rural Development/Ways of farming[edit]

This module explains how simple technologies can improve farming in rural areas.

Technologies for Rural Development/Dealing with waste[edit]

This module explains how simple technologies can improve waste management to minimise pollution.

Technologies for Rural Development/Building infrastructures[edit]

This module explains the importance of building infrastructures and working as a community.

Technologies for Rural Development/Creating energy[edit]

This module explains simple ways to create and use energy in developing communities.

Introduction for Parents, Guardians and Educators[edit]

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