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Interlocking Stabilised Soil Blocks , Appropriate earth technologies in Uganda
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    Interlocking Stabilised Soil Block (ISSB) technology has been gaining recognition, particularly in East Africa. This material and method of construction has the advantages of low cost and minimal environmental impact, while providing comparable quality to conventional fired brick construction. With a growing number of organisations using the technology there is a need to improve communication and knowledge-sharing, to quantify and verify the benefits, and to develop efficient approaches for its promotion and adoption. The purpose of this publication is to promote the use of ISSB by sharing some case studies of successful adoption and adaptation to local contexts. It also highlights some of the challenges faced in developing and promoting the technology with some key lessons learned from projects in northern Uganda. This document provides stakeholders interested in the sustainable development of human settlements with a reference tool for an innovative construction method in practice.

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    ISBN: 978-92-1-132150-0
    HS Number: 1184/09E
    Series Title: - Not available -
    Pages: 50
    Year: 2009
    Publisher: UN-HABITAT
    Co-Publisher : Good Earth Trust
    Languages: English
    Themes: Building materials and technology, Post conflict assessment and reconstruction, Land and Housing, Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation
    Countries: Africa & Arab States, Uganda
    Branch/Office: Safer Cities Programme
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    Thank you for endorsing this great technology! Brian Connors
    I believe the affordable and decent housing can be achieved if efforts are put in this direction. i would be willing to pioneer this project in my village to help in creating awareness on this project Paul Chaulo
    A technological revolution. Expect counter-revolution measures from vested interests such as oil companies, developers, etc. michael Ngugi
    good work JACKSON OMONDI
    Very good block making machine, where can I get one to build a residential house. I would like to own myself a house instead of renting please help james juma Wagura
    Thank you so much for this publication, it is really great to see such an in-depth examination of a much-needed technology. Juli Sproules
    Great work! Peter Murani
    keep it up. nassir
    VERY GOOD TECHNOLOGY Perminus ngugi
    WONDERFUL PERMINUS NGUGI
    Very interesting. kovtun
    Hats off to you people. You people are doing a great job. It’s a need of feature, and you are awaking people to do so and why. Thank you Harshal Ushir
    good stuff! john kiduu mwakale
    This is good news for the poor and low income earners. Please tell me where I can view or buy this machine in Kenya, and what is the price. We are planning to build a church and this would be a blessing to the faithfuls. David Omendah Awino
    Appropriate technology is better applied in a place where the technological, social, cultural, environmental and climatic determinats are incorporated into the innovation. TPL, Dr. Abubakar Sadiq Sani, MNITP, RTP
    good stuff Gianluca Crispi
    very good and nice technology idrissismailyahya@yahoo.com
    thanks for the good work jarau moses
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