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==News and recent developments==
 
==News and recent developments==
 
[[File:SHE_HotPot_in_Gaga_camp.jpg|thumb|290px|One of the fifty women who received
 
[[File:SHE_HotPot_in_Gaga_camp.jpg|thumb|290px|One of the fifty women who received
[[SHE]] training with a [[HotPot]] cooker in [[Chad]].]]
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[[SHE]] training with a [[HotPot]] cooker in [[Chad]].]]
 
*'''March 2011:''' SHE continues to actively promote solar cooking in East Africa and Lain America - [[Solar Household Energy]](SHE) was commissioned to test acceptance of the [[HotPot]] solar oven in the [[Gaga refugee camp]] in eastern [[Chad]]. It shelters 20,000 people from [[Darfur]] in Western [[Sudan]]. [[Patrick Fourrier]], a French solar cooking expert affiliated with [[Bolivia Inti Sud Soleil]], completed the first phase of the project last month. He will also ensure that local support systems set in place to encourage continued use of the solar ovens are working effectively. [http://goo.gl/fL7m1 Report of the training mission in solar cooking: Gaga Refugee Camp]
 
*'''March 2011:''' SHE continues to actively promote solar cooking in East Africa and Lain America - [[Solar Household Energy]](SHE) was commissioned to test acceptance of the [[HotPot]] solar oven in the [[Gaga refugee camp]] in eastern [[Chad]]. It shelters 20,000 people from [[Darfur]] in Western [[Sudan]]. [[Patrick Fourrier]], a French solar cooking expert affiliated with [[Bolivia Inti Sud Soleil]], completed the first phase of the project last month. He will also ensure that local support systems set in place to encourage continued use of the solar ovens are working effectively. [http://goo.gl/fL7m1 Report of the training mission in solar cooking: Gaga Refugee Camp]
   
*'''March 2011:''' SHE has begun a cooperative relationship with Grupo Jaragua, a highly respected non-governmental organization in the [[Dominican Republic]], to support a solar cooking initiative. Grupo is aided by a Dominican eco-tourism and solar cooking advocate [[El Fuego del Sol]], which conducts the local assembly and subsidized sale of [[Sun Oven]] box cookers in rural communities near the Haitian border. They are also supporting The Nature Conservancy’s office in the Dominican Republic to add the [[integrated cooking method]] as a component of their reforestation project in [[Haiti]]. SHE is working to expand the solar cooking promotion efforts it undertook in [[Mexico]] with the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN) begun in 2004. They has also been active in the areas of solar cooking advocacy, research and technology development. On the public education front, SHE founding director [[Dar Curtis]] is participating as a contributing member of the Technology and Fuels Working Group of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. This alliance of governments, corporations and nonprofits is promoting cleaner cooking solutions than the open cooking fires and inefficient cookstoves used by three billion people around the world. Solar provides the very cleanest cooking of all cookstoves. Read more in the [[Media:SHE_update_spring_2011.pdf|SHE spring update 2011]].
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*'''March 2011:''' SHE has begun a cooperative relationship with Grupo Jaragua, a highly respected non-governmental organization in the [[Dominican Republic]], to support a solar cooking initiative. Grupo is aided by a Dominican eco-tourism and solar cooking advocate [[El Fuego del Sol]], which conducts the local assembly and subsidized sale of [[Sun Oven]] box cookers in rural communities near the Haitian border. They are also supporting The Nature Conservancy’s office in the Dominican Republic to add the [[integrated cooking method]] as a component of their reforestation project in [[Haiti]]. SHE is working to expand the solar cooking promotion efforts it undertook in [[Mexico]] with the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN) begun in 2004. They has also been active in the areas of solar cooking advocacy, research and technology development. On the public education front, SHE founding director [[Dar Curtis]] is participating as a contributing member of the Technology and Fuels Working Group of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. This alliance of governments, corporations and nonprofits is promoting cleaner cooking solutions than the open cooking fires and inefficient cookstoves used by three billion people around the world. Solar provides the very cleanest cooking of all cookstoves. Read more in the [[Media:SHE_update_spring_2011.pdf|SHE spring update 2011]].
 
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News and recent developments

SHE HotPot in Gaga camp
One of the fifty women who received SHE training with a HotPot cooker in Chad.
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  • March 2011: SHE has begun a cooperative relationship with Grupo Jaragua, a highly respected non-governmental organization in the Dominican Republic, to support a solar cooking initiative. Grupo is aided by a Dominican eco-tourism and solar cooking advocate El Fuego del Sol, which conducts the local assembly and subsidized sale of Sun Oven box cookers in rural communities near the Haitian border. They are also supporting The Nature Conservancy’s office in the Dominican Republic to add the integrated cooking method as a component of their reforestation project in Haiti. SHE is working to expand the solar cooking promotion efforts it undertook in Mexico with the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN) begun in 2004. They has also been active in the areas of solar cooking advocacy, research and technology development. On the public education front, SHE founding director Dar Curtis is participating as a contributing member of the Technology and Fuels Working Group of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. This alliance of governments, corporations and nonprofits is promoting cleaner cooking solutions than the open cooking fires and inefficient cookstoves used by three billion people around the world. Solar provides the very cleanest cooking of all cookstoves. Read more in the SHE spring update 2011.

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