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following issues and articles contain stories related to renewable
energy in Asia:
#61 (July 2008)
- IDEA from Sri Lanka is inviting international volunteers.
Road 2020 Haribon Rainforestation Campaign in the Philippines
- Ashden Award to Grameen Shakti and TIDE
- Solar Energy Leads in Indian Climate Action Plan
Publications: p. 11
#60 (April 2008)
Articles from Asia under the Gender Theme:
• Bangladesh: 1000 Women Trained to
Solar and Cookstoves
• Asia: CRT-Nepal Became Asia Coordinator for ENERGIA
• India: Follow-up of INFORSE Activities:
Manuals, Jatropha, Open Uni, Soft Loans, Financing
• India: Micro-hydro Units in the Himalayas
#59 (December 2007)
Great "No-smoke" - Kitchen
Sri Lanka (p. 9)
By Zaren Myles, Women's Action For Development (WAFD), INFORSE member, India
• Seminars & Manual to Sustainable Energy
for Poverty Reduction (p. 8)
By Raymond Myles, INFORSE South Asia Coordinator INSEDA, India.
Training Manuals for Sustainable Energy Solutions to Reduce Poverty.
Available in English, Bangladeshi, Hindi, Nepalese and Singhalese. The
Manual is a result of a 3-year cooperation project among INFORSE organisations.
Read more on the manual at: INFORSE-Asia
#57 (August 2007)
South Asian INFORSE activities (p. 8.)
Sustainable Bioenergies Bring New Opportunities to Chinese Farmers? (p.
Issue #56 (April
15: Challenge for Sustainable Energy, (p. 3)
Side Events at IPM & CSD, February and April, 2007
Among the INFORSE organisations who made presentations: CRT, Nepal which
is also ENERGIA Asia Coordinator; Grameen Shakti, which provides micro-credit
to women in Bangladesh to install solar energy.
Read about this side event and about other INFORSE members' side events
like ENERGIA at UN
CSD 15 and IPM
& Manual to Sustainable Energy for Poverty Reduction, p.8
by Raymond myles, INFORSE-South Asia, INSEDA, India.
#54 (September 2006)
Energy for Poverty Reduction: How-to (p. 9)
#53 (June 2006)
- Central Asia-European Forum, Kyrgyzstan p.
- Low-Cost Solar Heaters, Kyrgyzstan p. 7
- Better Sustainable Energy Solutions to Reduce Poverty p. 9
- Inforse-South Asia Regional Meeting p. 9
- Biogas Center in Kazakhstan p. 9
#52 (March 2006)
News from Asia:
- Bangladesh: 30 New PV Centers Contributing
to Women's Empowerment.
#51 (December 2005)
- 1st Central Asian RE Conference p. 8
#50 (September 2005)
- Commercialised Stove Production in Sri Lanka.
A success story of 300,000 Stoves a Year p.10
- Energy to Reduce Poverty-INFORSE-South Asia Project 2005-06 p.10
Issue #49 (June 2005)
-South Asian NGO Project
for Poverty-Reducing Sustainable Energy Solutions: p. 10
- INFORSE South Asia news: p.
- INFORSE South
Asia Cooperation project 2005-06
- AIWC Receives
SESI Awards 2004
- Solar Dryer Project in Nepal and India 2005
- Grameen Shakti's Continued Success in Solar System
- Rebuild Afghanistan
Now! With Passive Solar Architecture: p.9
- New Continuation of the Action Program for Improved
Cook Stoves in Nepal: p.12
- Solar Dryers to Generate Income for Poor Women in India: p12
- New Demonstration & Documentation Centre for Sustainable Energy Solutions
in Malysia: p.13
- 4,000 New
Water Mills's Installation Start with Full Swing in Nepal : p. 10
- Energy Partnership Coming up
in India : p.8
- Who Lacks Electricity ? p.8
- REST: Indian National Support for Energy for the Poor p.8
- The Urban Poor-How do they Access Electricity?
- 10,000 Solar Home System in Bangladesh p.10
- Gender, Energy, & Water Network Established in Nepal p.11
- SPENA, Network for Sustainable & Peaceful Energy Policies in Asia p.11
Issue #37 (August
- A solar Designer in Nepal How necessity made me a disigner of sustainable