Eco-Village Development as Climate Solution -
from South Asia
pages. 4th Edition, 2017.
the Eco-Village Development Project Partners:
INFORSE-South Asia, INSEDA and
WAFD in India, CRT/N
in Sri Lanka, Grameen
Shakti in Bangladesh,
CANSA and DIB in Denmark.
(60 pp., 4.3 MB).
pp. 3,1 MB); _ Nepalese (
2016. 60 pp.3.7 MB)
60 pp. 20 MB) _ Sinhala
(2016. 60 pp. 4 MB)
and Summary p. 6
Eco-Village Development in South Asia as Climate Solution p.
1.1 Context: Poverty, Development and Climate Change p. 8
1.2 Energy Challenges in South Asia p. 9
1.3 GHG Emissions from Energy & Associated Threats p. 10
1.4 Need for Low Carbon Pathway p. 11
1.5 Solution for Alternative Co-benefits Pathway: Pro-poor
Eco-Village Development p. 12
1.6 Challenges to Pro-Poor Eco-Village Development p. 12
2. Eco Village Development
2.1 The Concept p. 14
2.2 The Importance p. 15
2.3 Focus on Local Organisation p. 17
2.4 The Solutions: The Renewable Energy Technologies p. 18
Cooking Devices: Household Biogas Plant, Improved Cookstoves, Portable
Improved Cookstoves, Improved large scale biomass stoves for household
Electricity: Solar lights, Improved watermill. Hydraulic ram pump.
Agriculture and Food Production: Organic Farming and Kitchen Gardening
Organic Compost-Making Baskets, Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting: Domestic
Solar Dryer, Greenhouse.
3. Actions Needed to Build Sustainable
Villages on a Large Scale
3.1 The Roadmap for Policy Makers p. 25
3.2 Recommendations for The South Asian Region p. 26
3.3 International Recommendations p.32
4. What Villagers Want? p. 34
4.1 India: Income Generation; Women’s Empowerment;
4.2 Bangladesh: Energy Access;
Safe Energy Access
Renewable Energy Technology for Women Empowerment
4.4 Sri Lanka: Decrease Energy
Intensity and Lower Costs; Energy Efficiency and Technology Transfer
4.5 South Asia: Efficient Cookstoves with Chimneys
5. Local Success Stories p.
5.1 Bangladesh: Solar Powered
Clustered Houses at Kuakata Costal Area; Solar Powered Khowamuri
Village in Manikganj District
5.2 India: Mukesh
and his Greenhouse; Bimla and her Solar Dryer;
Purnidevi’s Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting Structure
5.3 Sri Lanka: Mr.
Dharmaratne’s Improved Brick Kiln;
Mr. Rajapakse’s Improved Industrial Cookstove with Two
5.4 Nepal: Hydraulic
Ram Pump (Hydram) to Improve Water Access; Improved Water
Mill for Electrification in Sindhuli District; Other income
generating opportunities generated by IWM: Light to Tailoring, Replacing
the Diesel Mill
Abbreviation p. 59
List of Partners p. 60
Socio-Technical Manual for Training of Trainers (ToT) - Manual
Participatory Planning, Technology and Knowledge Transfer of Eco-Village
Development (EVD) in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
pages. 2018 December. English
ISBN: 978-87-970130-3-8 (PRINT), 978-87-970130-4-5 (PDF)
Hindi, Nepalese, Bangla, and
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Paper: EVD Climate Mitigation and Adaptation with Eco-Village Development
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