Tag Archives: Tanzania

Interview with Suleiman Mzungu, SUJA

Sunday October 15th, 2017 - Smart Villages

Suleiman Mzungu, Co-founder, SUJA Location: Tanzania “Changing the practice of cooking with charcoal is complex”   As part of the plan to make charcoal from more sustainable sources, Suleiman Mzungu… […]

Interview with Adam Camenzuli, Karibu

Saturday October 14th, 2017 - Smart Villages

Founder and CEO, Karibu Solar Power “Acting like we could do anything pushed us to do things we didn’t think we could do”   Canadian brothers Brian and Adam Camenzuli… […]

“Making the market” for solar in northern Tanzania

Saturday July 8th, 2017 - Smart Villages

Interview with Mohamedrafik Parpia Founder, Zara Solar Location: Mwanza, Tanzania “I didn’t know anything about solar” A Dutch woman walks into an electronics store in north-western Tanzania. It sounds like… […]

Making an impact with clean tech in Tanzania

Tuesday January 31st, 2017 - Smart Villages

Interview with Jodie Wu CEO & Founder at Global Cycle Solutions “New products need to be used and experienced and taught” When Jodie Wu was still an engineering student at… […]

Terrat, Tanzania: A “smart village”

In this village, you’ll learn about Terrat, a village in northern Tanzania. In an effort to help Maasai learn about their land rights, Martin Saning’o Kariongi sought to create a… […]

Energy policies for off-grid villages in Tanzania

Thursday June 30th, 2016 - Andrew Mnzava

It is hard to talk about development in off-grid villages without talking about energy. Health, education, food security, productive enterprise and environmental well-being, as well as participatory democracy, can all… […]

What is the Smart Villages initiative?

Tuesday April 15th, 2014 - Smart Villages

The Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre at Cambridge (MCSC), Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust (CMEDT) and the European Academies Science Advisory Council (www.easac.eu) are undertaking a study of sustainable energy for villages… […]