3rd world

Discussion in 'Wooden Boat Building and Restoration' started by gdavis, Dec 20, 2014.

  1. gdavis
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    gdavis Junior Member

    A few years back there were several programs going on that aided under developed countries in designing and building their needed watercraft using alternative materials due to the lack of their traditional materials. I was wondering if anyone knows of such projects going on these days or who to get in touch with...........................................g
  2. FMS
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    FMS Senior Member

    The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, "for a world without hunger") provided basic small boat plans and instructions in 1997 and 2004 (Technical Paper. No. 134, Rev. 2.) http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/y5649e/y5649e00.htm
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