HC Deb 03 February 1999 vol 324 c638W
16. Mr. Baldry

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what initiatives her Department is taking to support intermediate technology. [67522]

Clare Short

We believe the poor need access to technology appropriate for the development of sustainable livelihoods. As part of our effort we are funding a three-year programme with the Intermediate Technology Development Group to develop policy and technologies within eight key engineering sectors which span domestic and small-scale industrial applications.