Patrick Fourrier has worked in the French NGO Bolivia Inti - Sud Soleil (BISS) since 2005. In charge of international programs (Africa) and the exchange platform and resources, he designed, funded, and implemented projects in Benin, Guinea, Senegal, Morocco, Chad, and accompanied hundreds of project developers in more than 50 countries on five continents. Previously, Patrick led a technical career (training, engineering) into a center of high-technology design and manufacturing (semiconductors).
News and recent developmentsEdit
- May 2011: 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. Report of the training mission in solar cooking: Gaga Refugee Camp