Results of PGTF - Project INT/07/K10

INT/07/K10 - Appropriate construction technologies, basic environmental drainage and alternative energies: Amazonian experiences as a basis for implementing the "Red de Tecnologias Apropiadas de la Amazonia (RETAM)"

Submitter: FUNDABITAT, a non-governmental organization base in Caracas, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Technology
Participating/beneficiary countries: 8 countries (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela)
PGTF input: US$ 30,000
Other inputs: US$ 206,952
Number: INT/07/K10
Duration: Two (2) years
Approval: 30th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 22 September 2006)
Completion: Final report submitted on 30 March 2010
Impact: Project activities contributed to the development of an Amazonian Network of Appropriate Technologies (RETAM) through the collection, promotion and dissemination of information on appropriate technologies in the Amazon relating to construction, basic environmental clean-up and alternative energies and their sustainable and optimal use; raising awareness and facilitating the exchange of experiences among communities and institutional stakeholders in Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Suriname in the application of appropriate technologies for the exploitation of resources in an integral manner; and identifying directions for future research by a network of Amazonian universities towards the development and utilization of appropriate technologies.

Contact:   Arq. Ruby De Valencia
Coordinadora Proyecto FUNDABITAT
Caracas, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Tel/Fax: 58(0212)5730593
Email: fundabitat @ | fundabitat @

Final Report:

    • INT-07-K10-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: Spanish; Size: 2750KB]

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