I take this opportunity to introduce my company Nishant Bioenergy P ltd (NB), India. NB is pioneer company conceiving , designing, manufacturing Biomass Fuel Pellet Plant, Pellet Fueled Cook Stoves for bigger kitchens. We sell these technologies to local franchisee ( producing pellets and supplying to stove user in their territory).
We are in this domain since 1999 and won ASHDEN Award in 2005 and PCRA AWARD in 2000. Presently we are establishing GSCDM project and ERPA signed with myclimate, Switzerland.
(http://www.myclimate.org/fileadmin/myc/klimaschutzprojekte/indien-7160/klimaschutzprojekt-indien-7160-project-story.pdf ). We have patent pending stove designs ( 2015 launch). We have Two designs.
and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) is working with the Government of
Malawi on a US$16 million plan to protect farmers from severe flooding, which has
destroyed fields and homes, washed away animals and crops, and is threatening
food security in the affected areas, including with disease outbreaks that
could affect surviving livestock. Read more: http://climate-l.iisd.org/news/fao-malawi-to-protect-farmers-from-severe-flooding/
An International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-supported project in Ethiopia is making progress in addressing land degradation. The 'Community-based Natural Resource Management Project,' located in the watershed of Lake Tana in the northwest of the country focuses on combating land degradation and promoting sustainable land management (SLM) to increase agricultural productivity, household food security, incomes and climate change resilience.
Read more: http://africasd.iisd.org/news/ifad-project-combats-land-degradation-in-ethiopia/
Waithera, a poultry farmer, began looking for ways to keep her birds alive through the cold nights. Charcoal fires, her first choice, resulted in too many birds dying of carbon monoxide poisoning in their closed coop.
So, on the advice of other farmers, she turned to briquettes made of compressed waste materials from sugar and molasses production. The long-burning briquettes worked - even relieving her of the middle-of-the-night drudgery of trudging to the chicken house to stock up the charcoal fire.