Orgware

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In development cooperation jargon, "orgware", "software" and "hardware" refer to the different aspects of technology transfer. With hardware is meant the technology itself and with software the skills, knowledge and capacity that accompany the transfer of the technology. Orgware refers to the capacity building of the different institutional actors involved in the adaptation process of a new technology.

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  • Hoekman, B. (2002). Strengthening the Global Trade Architecture for Development. World Bank. CiteSeerX: 10.1.1.17.6157. 
  • Dobrov, D.M. (1979). The strategy for organized technology in the light of hard-, soft-, and org-ware interaction 12 (4). Long Range Planning. pp. 79–90.