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as of 4/10/2021

APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectAfrican Studies
Development Studies
Number & Suffix: 18
Full UC Title: APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT 
Transcript Title: APPROPRIATE TECH 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course provides general knowledge and appreciation of basic definitions and debates around rural development and appropriate technology practice in Africa The course begins by introducing concepts and theories of appropriate technology, emphasizing that it is technology that is appropriate, most suitable, practical, and result oriented. It reviews the most dominant, but simple technologies used at local community levels. These include patterns of industrial and trade regimes in Africa, technologies used in rural energy production and consumption, water resource management technologies, and inter-agency collaboration in rural development activities. The course concludes by examining the gender dynamics and rural governance systems as critical thresholds for the understanding of appropriate technology use, and development prospects in Africa. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT 
Partner University Department: African Studies 
Partner University Course Number: UGRC220