Tag Archives: Biogas

Greenway: Bringing cleaner cooking to rural India

Monday July 3rd, 2017 - Smart Villages

Neha Juneja, Co-founder, Greenway Location: Mumbai, India “If you don’t experience a problem yourself, it’s not easy to solve it” There was a year in the early days of Greenway in India, where Neha Juneja and her two-co-founders were eating everything they were cooking on a traditional cookstove that each of them kept in their apartments… […]

Smart Villages News 130 – Front Line Heroes Deserve More Recognition

Sunday April 23rd, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, Already, unfortunately, the SEforALL Forum seems a fleeting memory. I do not envy Rachel Kyte and her team the job of keeping the momentum going in the face of… […]

Smart Villages News 112 – The news you don’t hear

Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, In yet another week dominated by President-elect Trump’s decisions on key political appointments that could affect U.S. and world energy policy, we’ve tried to look deeper for positive stories… […]

For energy in Nepal, “remoteness is more than geographical”

Wednesday September 14th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Interview with Ben Campbell Location: United Kingdom; Nepal “Remoteness is more than geographical”. Ben Campbell is a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Durham University (UK), whose research and collaborations have focused on sustainable energy solutions for remote mountain villages in Nepal. But his interest in sustainability began well before he entered academia, when he… […]

In Nigeria, biogas offers agricultural communities energy

Tuesday August 30th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Interview with Fatima Oyiza Ademoh Project Manager, Ajima Farms and General Enterprises Nigeria Ltd Location: Nigeria “Biogas can power homes and communities”. “I have always wanted to reduce the numbers of people living in energy poverty”, says Fatima Ademoh. Her first off-grid project, connecting the village of Rije, Nigeria to a biogas generator, will be… […]

Bursting With Energy—Nakuru Agricultural Show

Thursday September 10th, 2015 - Max Marcheselli

Kenyan farmers have been travelling to the Nakuru National Agricultural Show every year since 1920. These days you need to arrive early if you want to avoid the lengthy queues to purchase an entry ticket. You can tell when the show has officially opened from the throngs of people, rickety matatus and crowds of motorcycles… […]