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close this book Improved cookstoves a training manual
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Open this folder and view contents Trainee working styles and skills inventory
Open this folder and view contents Fuelwood crisis and improved cookstoves
Open this folder and view contents Appropriate education and the learning process
Open this folder and view contents Socio-cultural and technical considerations
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Open this folder and view contents Stove combustion theory
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Cookstove training program goals

 

• To provide trainees during training with all necessary information, skills, materials, tools, and resources to prepare them to transfer their knowledge and experience to other communities.

• To enjoy the training experience, both in work and play.

• To develop through learning an understanding of the fuelwood crisis and improved cookstoves as a partial solution to the crisis.

• To improve personal and group dynamic skills.

• To be able to adapt the improved cookstove technology they have learned to new situations.

TRAINING TRACK GOALS

Improved Cookstoves

• To develop an understanding and be able to articulate the importance of considering cultural, social and technical factors before implementing an improved cookstove program.

• To design and construct cookstove(s) appropriate for the country of assignment.

• To practice using cookstoves and be able to explain how they function.

• To understand and describe the principles of cookstove testing and conduct cookstove tests.

• To understand and describe the application of cookstove testing to an improved cookstove program.

• To be able to diagnose causes of malfunctioning cookstoves.

• To provide written documentation and designs of all cookstoves used.

• To give a final presentation synthesizing data on design, construction, use and testing.

• To appreciate and articulate the interrelationship of the cookstove training with skills learned in project management, small business development and the overall training program.