Practical Action has a long history as a quality supplier of technology information for small scale food processing as well as other fields such as irrigation, sanitation and energy which match rural development focus.
Over time they have gone through many changes from their hands on origins as Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) founded by Schumakker the father of the Appropriate Technology movement to their IT strong position of today.
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The image above is of the food processing information available on the site – each subject links to a number of papers from over the years. All this information is of a high standard and scientifically rigorous.
As well as this information the site offers an expert question answering service, case studies and a mechanism for users to share their experiences and information.
This site really deserves a visit and probably real support to make it a valuable resource to those active in small scale food processing.