HEDON newsletter (24/11/2008)

HEDON newsletter (24/11/2008)
Claire Marrey, EcoHarmony, November 24, 2008

Welcome to the email newsletter of the HEDON Household Energy Network.
We hope you will find the information below interesting and useful.
Please feel free to forward this email to others that may be interested.

Do you have household energy news, events, publications, website links or market information relevant to HEDON members? Please send them to us by simply replying to this email.

==Regional activities==
Meet other HEDON members in London. LondonRIG, the Regional Interest Group in London UK, will be holding another of its monthly get-togethers on Wednesday 26 November in Central London. If you are in London on that day, please do join us! Find out more on www.hedon.info/622/events.htm - please do RSVP so we have an idea of numbers.

For more about LondonRIG visit www.hedon.info/LondonRIG

==Did you know?==
We now have 26 years of articles from Boiling Point, all 57 issues are now available online. With over 600 interesting and informative article this is an invaluable, fully searchable resource available to support your work. Read Boiling Point online here www.hedon.info/BoilingPoint

==Latest news and announcements - online at http://www.hedon.info/news.htm ==

Contains 16 new documents.

===BOILING POINT 56: FRONT COVER PHOTO COMPETITION===

HEDON are offering you another fantastic opportunity to get your best
image onto the front cover of 'Boiling Point'.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1257/news.htm

===PROBEC BURNING ISSUES NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2008===

Welcome to the October edition of Burning Issues, a monthly source of energy-related news covering the SADC region in general and low-income
household energy in particular

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1256/news.htm

===SHE NEWSLETTER: SOLAR COOKING FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL RELIEF===

"Solar Household Energy (SHE), is a not-for profit corporation, seeking to harness free enterprise to introduce solar cooking where it can improve quality of life & relieve stress on the environment."

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1255/news.htm

===RICE HUSK STOVE WINS ROLEX AWARD FOR 2008===

Taken from The Rolex Awards for Enterprise website, Julian Cribb writes about inventor Alexis Belonio in the Philippines, and his work on turning agricultural waste into purified gas for domestic cooking
in a biomass gas stove.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1254/news.htm

===VACANCY: ENERGY ACCESS PROGRAMME OFFICER===

ETC Foundation is inviting applications for the position of Energy
Access Programme Officer.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1253/news.htm

===MR RECYCLE - EMPOWERING DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITIES===

A South African recycling company is looking for advice on a project idea to create briquettes for household cooking from waste paper & cardboard. Any offers of advice or funding towards successful
implementation of the project would be appreciated.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1252/news.htm

===NEW FORUM TO HELP DEVELOP GENDER AND POVERTY-SENSITIVE ENERGY POLICIES IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION===

Forum launched at meeting on how to bring gender perspective to
national energy policies of developing countries

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1251/news.htm

===MALAWI: CHARCOAL IS A BURNING ISSUE===

From the IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks) this article discusses charcoal production, and a call for regulation, in Malawi

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1250/news.htm

===17TH ISSUE OF THE PCIA BULLETIN IS OUT NOW===

The17th issue focuses on strategies and experiences of PCIA Partners in gaining media attention for the field of household energy, indoor
air pollution and health, and their individual programs

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1249/news.htm

===NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO REDUCE AID TO AFRICA===

If Africa is to make sustained progress in meeting development goals, it must address energy poverty. To do so in the current environment will require deft macroeconomic management - says Antoinette M.
Sayeh, director of the African Department of the IMF

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1244/news.htm

===SMOKING & SOLID FUEL USE IN HOMES IN CHINA PROJECTED TO CAUSE MILLIONS OF DEATHS===

Research from the US predicts that if smoking and solid fuel use in homes continues in China they will cause a total of 83 million deaths between 2003 and 2033 and that only large-scale interventions stand a
chance of reducing this number.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1243/news.htm

===PRSP (GAMBIA) SEEK FUNDING FOR A BIOMASS STOVE/BRIQUETTE PROGRAMME AND INNOVATIVE MARKETING APPROACH===

New fuel efficient stove and bio-mass briquettes and Taking the mystery out of "environmental awareness" with a smile - gambian
style: Both projects are at an advanced development stage and the
project developers are looking for funding.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1242/news.htm

===REQUEST FOR INTERNSHIP POSITIONS FOR DUTCH AND GERMAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS===

Every year, University of Twente students doing the minor 'As the World Turns' go out for internships in various developing countries.
We currently have students interested in energy related internships
in English speaking African countries and in India

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1241/news.htm

===REEEP ANNOUNCES EUR 4.3 MILLION FOR PROJECT FUNDING===

For most applicants there is a two stage application process and the deadline for submitting Project Concept proposals is November 21st
2008.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1240/news.htm

===NEW SEI AFRICA CENTRE ON THE HORIZON===

In August 2008, the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) established a coordinating office for its Africa Centre at the University of Dar
es Salaam in Tanzania.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1238/news.htm

===CARBON SOLIDARITY ASIA: A GATEWAY TO CARBON FINANCE FOR AND BY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONERS===

This international cooperative of project developers aims at fostering Carbon finance for sustainable development. This unique endeavor seeks to inspire and support similar grassroots platforms in
Africa and South America.

More details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/1237/news.htm

Do you have relevant household energy news? Please send your household energy news items us by return email!

==Events and meetings - online at http://www.hedon.info/events.htm ==

Contains 7 events. Showing nearest 5. Visit http://www.hedon.info//events.htm for the full list.

===NEW CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINING: IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE FOR PEOPLE AND POVERTY. ===

To be held in United Kingdom, starting 26 November 2008

Full details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/632/events.htm

===LONDON REGIONAL INTEREST GROUP - NOVEMBER GET-TOGETHER===

To be held in United Kingdom, starting 26 November 2008

Full details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/633/events.htm

===INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON FIREWOOD AND ALTERNATIVE COOKING FUELS===

To be held in India, starting 11 December 2008

Full details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/615/events.htm

===TRAINING PROGRAMME ON "RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY"===

To be held in India, starting 05 January 2009

Full details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/621/events.htm

===INTERNATIONAL SOLAR FOOD PROCESSING CONFERENCE 2009===

To be held in India, starting 14 January 2009

Full details online at:
http://www.hedon.info/612/events.htm

Do you have relevant household energy events? Please send details of forthcoming household energy events us by return email!

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Please forward this email to any of your colleagues or business partners.
We rely on users to spread the word about HEDON to the entire Household Energy community. In addition, please consider adding your own material to the HEDON web page resources. This is a simple process and can go a long way towards generating publicity for your activites among a select audience of professionals.

For more information about HEDON visit: http://www.hedon.info

You can change your subscription to the HEDON email list (as well as other relevant email lists) - for example unsubscribe - through the online HEDON User Centre. Visit www.hedon.info and login using your email address and password. You will then have access to the User Centre.

You are receiving this email because you signed up to the HEDON Household Energy Network. If you have questions or concerns about this please email us.

Please direct any queries to Grant Ballard-Tremeer grant@ecoharmony.com

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