Institutional Profile

  1. Location.-
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD), is a civil, private, nonprofit development institution active since 2000 and legally constituted,
    with legal status granted by RP No. 025/01 and NIT No. 1008653025.
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD), It has offices in
    Cochabamba in the Santa María Building (Av. Oquendo between
    Venezuela and F. Blanco) 4th. Apartment of. 4D and by agreements with
    the National Institutions with which we work, there are temporary
  2. Scope and Activities
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD ), does not pursue profit
    purposes, nor is it developed on religious and/or partisan political topics,
    it fulfills a social function intended to contribute to the comprehensive
    development of the diverse societies of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
    and all bioterritorial areas. corresponding, so it is related socially,
    scientifically, technologically and economically both nationally and
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD), has national and
    international scope, contributes to the scientific, social, ecological and
    economic development of the country, through creation and technical
    assistance programs as well as the channeling of resources based on
    providing advice, developing and evaluating projects, form
    comprehensive educational processes at different levels of training to
    promote the bioculture of the environment, flora and fauna, both in
    urban and rural areas; promote scientific research, community social
    extension to discover and disseminate the most appropriate technologies
    for the development of Bolivian society in the socio-environmental
    branches, in addition to promoting the principles of environmental
    conservation and all ecological doctrine, both present and from the
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD), promotes consulting and
    technical advice in the preparation and administration of development
    projects and human knowledge programs, whether in the rural or urban
    sector; Likewise, through its service and production units, it promotes
    scientific exchange between national and international universities as
    well as various national research institutions, such as science academies,
    and technology-environmental protection units and their life systems.
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD), in the economic and
    financial framework, has channels and contributions from altruistic
    people and/or institutions, both national and foreign, for the best
    comprehensive development of the Bolivian human factor, applying the
    appropriate results to both rural and urban environments, translated into
    actions and interventions as a contribution to production and science,
    improving the living conditions of the population, through specific
    management programs implementing and introducing appropriate
    technological alternatives to the development of the rural and urban
    sector of the country, which promote plant production, agriculture,
    forestry, production and comprehensive control of pests and diseases,
    seeking to encourage biotechnology practices in plant and animal
    production, as well as favor the development of agroindustry.
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD), has developed its
    activities at the national level, with greater intervention throughout the
    Department of Cochabamba, Department of La Paz, as well as high-value
    experiences in Pando (Cobija) and constant actions in Santa Cruz (Valles
    Mesothermic) and Oruro (Pongo).
  3. Regulatory Framework
    DEVELOPMENT (TeD), is an Autonomous Entity. constituted under the
    Political Constitution of the State:
    Paragraph 4., of article 21. Of Section 1 (Civil Rights) of Chapter Three
    (Civil and Political Rights).
    Point 13 of Paragraph I of Article 300. Eighth Chapter (Distribution of
    Point 15 of Paragraph II of Article 298. Eighth Chapter (Distribution of
    Likewise, it is subject to the prescriptions of Art. 58 of Chapter II and
    Artos. 67, 68 and 69 of Chapter III corresponding to the Bolivian Civil
    Code. Fulfilling the purpose of carrying out all its acts of a legal and
    institutional nature to fulfill its proposed purposes, thus having its own
    Legal Status.
  4. Thematic areas
    The initial work axis has been the theme of rural/urban development and
    focused on the environmental-energy-basic sanitation theme,
    considering that energy is a key element to achieve the sustainable
    development of all sectors. TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD
    ), from a broad, supportive and active perspective, seeks to promote
    greater and more rational use of energy and the environment in Bolivia,
    through the diversification of supply sources and their efficient use,
    contributing this way to the conservation of the environment.
    The institution mainly provides technical assistance that enables target
    groups to improve their initial conditions and satisfy their basic needs,
    increase the standard of living and support production, promoting quality
    and efficiency.
    The target group of TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD ) is:
  • peasant families with unmet demands in terms of basic services,
    energy and inadequate conditions for their productivity or way of life.
  • the groups of professionals that provide services in rural and urban
  • the rural and marginal urban population that can benefit from
    renewable energies, basic sanitation and energy savings, by making
    rational use of them.
  • populations that involve coexistence with fauna and flora.
    The work with the target groups is coordinated with the respective
    Municipalities, associations and/or communities, seeking active
    participation from these institutional levels, and seeking to ensure that
    the development of the different projects is consistent with national and
    regional development policies. and municipal, and it is possible to
    interact in an effective and real way in this institutional framework.
    TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT (TeD ) , through its activities,
    covers aspects related to the process of project identification and
    execution, financial analysis, management, productive uses, interinstitutional coordination and development planning, through the
    execution of 6 programs that interrelate institutional objectives and
    potential with the demands of the environment. These strategic
    programs are:
    ✓ Rural Energy-Environmental Development (DER). Program
    thematically concentrated on rural planning, work with rural
    municipalities and the management of isolated rural energy systems.
    ✓ Resources and Environment Assessment (EREMA). Program
    responsible for the study and evaluation of energy potentials, behavior
    and performance of different end-use technologies, improvement and/or
    change of technologies, etc., together with the identification, evaluation
    and mitigation of environmental impacts of energy use, among them the
    mitigation and physical and economic accounting of greenhouse gas
    ✓ Training and Promotion ( CyP ). Program that works fundamentally
    on the production of information, documentation and its dissemination
    in the environment, as well as on the training and development of human
    resources under a selective perspective and differentiated strategies
    according to the strata of interest, in the different topics developed by
    ✓ Support for the Development of Basic Infrastructure (ADIB). This
    area supports the development of basic infrastructure aimed at
    improving the living conditions and productive capacities of rural
    families. Particularly, it works with basic sanitation, provision of drinking
    water, micro-irrigation , improvement of posts and schools, eventually
    it has supported the implementation of road improvement projects and
    ✓ Interinstitutional Training (IC), in a multidimensional approach and
    due to the process aimed at solving institutional needs, there is this area
    that fulfills the function of training between institutions.
  1. Number of Projects currently being executed by thematic area
    To date , TECHNOLOGIES IN DEVELOPMENT ( TeD ) have managed
    different projects through strategic plans and internal operational
    activities such as: project management, pre-investment studies , and
    execution and investment activities, which has allowed ordered to
    monitor all activities.
    By number of projects, execution projects represent the largest amount,
    followed by technical assistance and training studies. The preinvestment “project” is incorporated into the category of studies and
    technical assistance .
    The presence of the institution in the different places in the country with
    which it works has formed the workforce of TECHNOLOGIES IN
    DEVELOPMENT ( TeD ), composed of engineering professionals
    (Environmental, Agronomic-Hydraulic), economists, specialists in Social
    health , field technical experts, and support staff, as well as experts in
    different branches at the level of external consultants.
  2. Institutional Experience
    The institutional experience is summarized below in conceptual form.
    Identification, Evaluation and Design of Renewable Energy
  • Identification and execution of projects, which include the
    management scheme and institutional pre-agreements for execution
    and financing.
  • Preparation of renewable energy project portfolios in interinstitutional agreements and with international institutions.
  • Final design of civil works for different Municipalities, including
    technical specifications.
    Project Execution 2001-2014
  • Implementation of Low-Cost Biodigesters in Bolivia, dissemination
    stage, Cochabamba Valleys and Altiplano Paceño “ Self-energetic
    housing ”. 2001-2002
  • lighting and radio reception energy systems based on equipment that
    does not use traditional batteries, but rather renewable energy
    schemes. 2002
  • Implementation of low-cost biodigesters, latrines and ecological
    showers in several municipalities of Cochabamba and La Paz. 2002-
  • Introduction of solar collection systems based on a model designed
    and planned by our institution, for installation in rural latrinesshowers. 2003-2004
  • Mitigation of environmental effects of productive activities (pig farms,
    cattle, etc. ), which produce methane in large quantities. 2004-2005
  • Research and development of alternative energies and appropriate
    technologies for rural areas (wind turbine, cycle generator , biological
    pools). 2006
  • Introduction and adaptability of Tulip cultivation in Cochabamba,
    Bolivia. 2006
  • Collaboration in the Photovoltaic electrification of Post Offices and
    Schools in the Municipalities of Pasorapa , Arque, Tapacari and
    Bolívar. 2007-2008
  • Collaboration Photovoltaic Electrification of Post Offices and Schools
    Municipality of Alalay. 2008
  • Implementation of Photovoltaic Pumping projects in Pasorapa . 2009
  • Renovation and improvement of educational conditions in the
    Municipality of Alalay with the implementation of solar collectors for
    showers and school furniture. 2010-2012
  • Evaluation and monitoring of projects of the Poverty Alleviation
    program, financed by The Royal Netherlands Embassy. 2013
  • Collaboration in the implementation of rural electrification programs
    based on Photovoltaic Panels for the rural area of Cochabamba. 2013-
    Training in Renewable Energy and Environmental Efficiency.
  • Training and dissemination of our technological package to different
    institutions, such as the University, Foundations, and others. 2001-
  • Constant training for project beneficiaries. 2001-2014
  • Preparation of manuals, information booklets and posters for training.
  • Organization and planning of workshops, courses, training days, and
    others 2001-2014
    Sources of funding.
    The sources are variable and come from the following sources:
  1. Vice-Ministry of Environment of the Government of the Canary
    Islands, ITER Renewable Energy Institute, Spain.
  2. Association of Controllers of the Canary Islands, Spain
  3. University of Granada, CICODE, Spain.
  4. Honorable Municipality of Mizque.
  5. Honorable Municipality of Alalay.
  6. British Embassy
  7. Greenboard Foundation
  8. Own Funds.