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[18 NOV 98] INTERMEDIATE TECHNOLOGY PRESS RELEASE
Development Charity Appoints New Policy Director

Intermediate Technology – the international development charity working to build the technical skills of poor people in Africa, Asia and Latin America – is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Policy Director, Mr Andrew Scott.

Mr Scott will develop the advocacy capacity within Intermediate Technology and give guidance on the strategic direction of the charity’s work. He says of his new post:

"To maximise its impact, the charity must ensure that its experience in the role of appropriate technology in poverty alleviation is used to develop and advocate clear anti poverty policies. I hope to use this experience to develop an International Advocacy Strategy which will influence the policy and practice of others to achieve lasting improvements in the lives of resource – poor communities."

Biographical details:

Andrew Scott is an Economist who has lived and worked in Africa, South Asia and Latin America for the last twenty years. His specialisations include small enterprise and subsector analysis, technical change in small and medium scale enterprise development, the economic and environmental aspects of technology change, technology policy, and the planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects. His writings include ‘Appropriate Technology: Is it ready for the millennium?’ and ‘The Environmental Impact of Small Scale Industries’.

MORE INFORMATION: 
Lucja Wisniewska  01788 661100

  

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