Courses and meetings
Goats for Milk and Meat
Rosalee Sinn: Raising Goats for Milk and Meat. 5th Printing.
Heifer Project International, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, 1992.
140 pp. (Heifer Project International, P. O. Box 808, Little Rock, Arkansas
The purpose of the training manual is to provide a guide to
learning basic care and management of dairy goats. It is directed towards
persons in rural development areas. Using the book the experience with and the
observation of goats is important, because good management begins with basic
knowledge and daily observation. Nevertheless most of the material in this
manual is applicable regardless of location.
Carlo Ferruzzi: Manual de Lombricultura.
Ediciones Mundi-Prensa, Madrid, Spain, 1987. 138 pp. ISBN:
X4-7114-161-2. (Ediciones Mundi-Prensa, Castello, 37, 28001 Madrid, Spain).
The book deals on nearly every aspect of the earthworm. The
different chapters are about the animal itself, its handling, soil production,
industrial potential, and enemies.
ISES Solar World Congress
23 - 27 August, 1993 Budapest, Hungary
The Congress is organized by the International Solar Energy
Society (ISES), its Hungarian section and the Hungarian Solar Energy Society.
Laszlo Imre, Technical University, 1521 BME
The 3rd International IFOAM Conference Trade in organic Foods
7 - 9 September, 1993 Baltimore, USA Seminars, workshops and
events focusing on issues in trade, marketing and distribution of organic foods.
Sessions on international trade issues and regulations regarding organic trade
in the European Community, North America, the Pacific Rim, Latin America.
Derails from: IFOAM c/o Okozentrum Imsbach D-6695 Tholey-Theley
Germany Tel.: + 68535190 Fax: + 68530110
International Course 17 September - 22 October Olmotonyi,
The Centre for Agricultural Mechanization and Rural Technologies
(CAMARTEC) in cooperation with the Special Energy Programme (SEP) of the German
Agency for Technical Co-operation (GTZ) offer International Training Courses.
The course contents: Introduction to Biogas Technology; plant design; the unit
approach; the commercial/institutional plant socio-economic aspects; extension
approach; site visits; site planing; construction of plants feeding on animal
wastes; Construction of plants feeding on human wastes (Biolatrines); gas
piping; operation and maintenance of plants; slurry utilization; after Sales
services; contacts to potential customers. Invitations are extended to
participants from Tanzania and all over the world where Biogas Technology is
promoted or intended for promotion in the future. Language: English. Course fee
Derails from: Biogas Extension Service - CAMARTEC PO. Box 764,
AR1USHA, TANZANIA Tel. No 057-8250, Fax No. 057-8250 WEEKDAYS After 16.00 HOURS,
Telex: 42007 MAND
Renewable Energy - Clean Power 2001
17- 19 November London,
The International Conference will review the present position on
renewable energy technologies, and will explore the policy aspects including the
impact of electricity privatization, the value of increasing energy efficiency
and financial implications. The Conference will cover the following topics:
wind, tidal, medium and small scale hydro, wave power, geothermal, biomass and
Conference Services IEE, Savoy Place London
WC2R OBL, UK
Tel.: + 713445477
Fax: + 714973633
Note: Please order books, annoted in gate's "bookbox" directly