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Collaboration between TCC KNUST and SNV to transfer ferro cement charcoal gasifier technology to Ghana

The technology consultancy center TCC, KNUST has collaborated with SNV, a Dutch based international Development Organization to organize a training course in the construction and operation of ferro cement charcoal gasifiers.

The training course is scheduled for 9th to 14th of September 2013.

Interested persons are expected to download the application form on the TCC website, and submit to ( not later than 1st September 2013. The venue is the Applied Industrial Ceramic Laboratory of TCC.

The training approach will be hands-on as well as lectures sessions with the aim of transferring the ferro cement charcoal gasifiers technology to participants.

SNV is a Dutch based international Development Organisation that provides Capacity Development Services to local institutions and organizations in more than 30 developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Present in Ghana since 1992, SNV is committed to the reduction of poverty, and works to achieve this in line with national poverty reduction strategies. SNV Ghana is active in agriculture, water and sanitation and renewable energy.

The collaboration aims at contributing to the provision of adequate, affordable and reliable energy services while conserving the environment and avoiding the negative effects of in particular traditional energy use