Barriers to Appropriate Technology Growth in Sustainable Development

@article{Zelenika2011BarriersTA,
  title={Barriers to Appropriate Technology Growth in Sustainable Development},
  author={Ivana Zelenika and Joshua M. Pearce},
  journal={Journal of Sustainable Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={4}
}
Given the urgency of development problems world-wide, as well as the opportunities of open source appropriate technology (OSAT) to help expedite sustainable development goals, a better understanding of the barriers limiting the scaling of OSAT is needed. In this study, key organizations and researchers working in the field of appropriate technology (AT) were interviewed to identify barriers to OSAT. The data was analyzed via pattern coding and content analysis. Results reveal that among the… 
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