Energy Saving Stoves (pdf)
Majiko Sanifu, Traditional Irrigation and Environment Development Organization, Moshi Tanzania

Examples of Energy Savings Stoves:

Jiko la Kilakala
Hutengenezwa kwa udongo wa mfinyanzi, majani, mchanga na mawe.

Kilakala Stove.
Made-up from clay soil, grass and sand

Jiko la Lushoto

File attachments: 

Lasting Impacts of a Solar Cooker Project in Bolivia (pdf)
Melanie Szulczewski, Ph. D., Solar Household Energy, Inc. April 2006
Photos and editing by David Whitfield x Director - CEDESOL Foundation

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Under the auspices of the French NGO Bolivia Inti, alternative energy experts David and Ruth Whitfield introduced solar cooking to many villages in Bolivia between 2000 and 2003. After demonstrating solar cookers in public forums, they then trained those people expressing interest in how to make and use solar cookers.-

Experience with Integrated Cooking/Retained Heat Cooking
David Whitfield, CEDESOL, Cochabamba, Bolivia February 2005

Technology transfer is more a social issue than a technological one.
That is one reason our methods utilizes hands on works shops followed by

Design Principles for Retained Heat Cookers
Dean Still, Aprovecho Research Institute, March 2005

Guesses at Design Principles for a Retained Heat Cooker

1.) Air exchanges are more important than insulation

Ecological Stoves David Whitfield V CEDESOL La Paz, Bolivia, presentation to Global Village Energy Partnership Latin America Santa Cruz, Bolivia, July 2003


A Resource Book on Fire-Less Cookers/Cooking (The Hay Basket) Compiled by Solar Cookers Int. (hardbound)

Draft Bibliography courtesy of Paul Anderson (September 2003):

How to Make a Food Warmer / Fireless Cooker, Christa Roth, Advisor for Food Processing and Biomass Energy Conservation in the Integrated Food Security Programme (IFSP), Mulanje, Malawi, September 2003

Selbstkocher- Self Cookers
Boll, Martin Dr. April 4, 2006


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