The Flames of Hope: A Berkeley physicist has found a way to help keep Darfurians alive, by building a better kitchen stove.
By Barrett Sheridan, Newsweek, July 16, 2007

Efficient Cookstove Saves Refugee Lives in Sudan's Darfur Region
2007 Breakthrough Awards /// The Innovators /// Ashok Gadgil, Christina Galitsky
Popular Mechanics, November 2007

Popular Mechanics Video

By Logan Ward
Video by Virtual Beauty
Video Produced by Allyson Torrisi
Photograph by Brent Stirton
Published in the November 2007 issue.

Review of China's National Improved Stoves Programs
Jonathan Sinton, LBL, January2005

Berkeley improved stove featured on Voice of America Broadcast
David Whitfield, CEDESOL, Bolivia, November 10, 2006

Darfur Stoves website

TEXT from VOA News pertaining to Berkeley improved stove.

Aprovecho Biomass Stove Camp 2006
Charlie Sellers, EWB-SFP Appropriate Technology Design Team, August 27, 2006

See Charlie's blog on the ETHOS/Aprovecho Stove Camp

Berkeley Tara - Darfur Improved Stove (pdf)
Ashok Gadgil and Susan Amrose, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), July 15, 2006

I returned two days ago from Darfur. Susan Amrose is still in Khartoum, will return tomorrow. We visited El Fashir (and Abu Shouk camp), Nyala (and Otash camp), and of course Khartoum. Our hosts for this trip was the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and CHF International.

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I would like to send you all the powerpoint presentation that Susan and I gave at the meetings of NGOs and funders in Khartoum, Nyala and El Fashir, organized by UNFPA. We think the presentations were very well received.

kind regards,

-- Ashok

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