PCIA Bulletin 14: PCIA Partners in Africa

PCIA Bulletin 14: PCIA Partners in Africa
Partnership for Clean Indoor Air, January 7,2008

Dear Partners,

We have published the 14th issue of the PCIA Bulletin!

The Bulletin provides information on the activities of the Partnership for Clean Indoor Air (PCIA) and its Partners around the world, and is intended to increase awareness and action on indoor air pollution, household energy and health. Regular features include spotlights on PCIA Partners, feature articles based on a thematic focus, and recent achievements and advances in household energy, indoor air pollution, and health.

The 14th issue focuses on activities and achievements underway by PCIA Partners in Africa . This issue contains a collection of spotlight and feature articles on: Gender-focused Energy Centres being established in Tanzania; New funding awarded for scale-up activities in Africa; Darfur refugees learning to use solar cookers in Chad; ProBEC achievements across the region; PCIA capacity-building workshops; the Biogas for a Better Life African Initiative, and the LP Gas for African Development conference. In addition, we highlight recent Partner activities in Senegal and Nigeria .

As always, the Bulletin contains information on upcoming events and new resources in household energy, indoor air pollution and health.

We hope the PCIA Bulletin will be an important source of information for PCIA partners and others working to improve the lives of millions of women and children worldwide. We encourage you to submit updates on your work, announcements of new resources of interest to this community, and feedback on what information would be most useful and interesting for you to receive through the Bulletin.

The last submission date for Issue 15 is February 15, 2008. For detailed information on the topics highlighted in the Bulletin or to view previous issues of the Bulletin, please visit www.PCIAonline.org/Bulletin.

Please send this along to other institutions and individuals you think would benefit from this information, and encourage them to join the Partnership through the website to receive future Bulletin issues automatically.

We welcome your comments and suggestions for the Bulletin. For more information please contact us at pciaonline@yahoo.com.

Sincerely,
the PCIA Team