A US $15,000 grant from Heza’s Clean Flame Fund is enabling Swedish firm Emerging Cooking Solutions to produce 80 prototypes of its innovative SupaMoto pellet gasifier stove design for field testing in multiple African countries starting in May of 2022. ECS Founder and CEO Mattias Ohlson says “Heza’s grant comes at a critical time. It enables us to get prototypes into the hands of real-world users and see how it performs in the field. Feedback from these trials will be essential in fine tuning the design before we launch commercial production of the stove.” Read full article here.
An independent survey conducted by the Energy and Environment partnership Africa Trust Fund has shown massive impact. Below are few key extracts from the findings: Using the SupaMoto cookstove: The SupaMoto cookstove turns out to be a considerable time saver for respondents, who spend far fewer hours per day cooking and also, 84% of respondents now use the cookstove as their main source of heat for cooking.Impact on quality of life | General: Almost no respondents reported negative effects, and almost half of them noted an improvement in the taste of food. Among the 37% of respondents who received a solar lighting device, 63% are using it for cooking at night. Impact on quality of life | Likelihood to recommend the product: 99% of respondents are likely to recommend the…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=22&v=ndqgD6G3MWM&feature=emb_logo To coincide with #ClimateWeekNYC, the “Clean Cooking Is…” campaign has launched a new video highlighting clean cooking as a proven and critical part of the climate solution. Click here for full report.
Clean Cooking Alliance Selects Portfolio Companies for Industry Acceleration Program SupaMoto has been selected as one of the 33 leading global enterprises to join the Clean Cooking Alliance Venture Catalyst program.A diverse portfolio of 33 companies, operating mainly in Africa, will be supported by the Clean Cooking Alliance’s new Venture Catalyst (VC) program. The program focuses on building an investment-ready pipeline through venture-level interventions, to deliver universal access to clean cooking in developing countries. “We are proud to launch the Alliance’s new Venture Catalyst program and its initial portfolio, which will expand as new innovators enter the market,” said Peter George, the Alliance’s Senior Director of Private Sector & Investment. Click here for the full portfolio.
SupaMoto holds Stakeholder Consultation Workshop SupaMoto held a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop with the theme, "Rolling out Clean Cooking for All in Zambia" at the Embassy of Sweden. In attendance, we had representatives from various organizations such as UNCDF, Musika Development Initiative, DFID, LCC, SNV, We Effect, UNHCR, LIVE WELL, Total, ZEMA, FAN, UNFCCC, NIRAS, and a few others. We had a great day brainstorming and sharing ideas then later had a very delicious lunch that was prepared using our Clean Cook Stoves.
NGOCC & SupaMoto sign MOU We are proud to share that we have signed an MOU with the Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) in the context of the Climate Change Mitigation and Resilience Program (CCMRP). NGOCC Executive Director, Engwase B. Mwale, Gabriel Mumba, Board Chairman - SupaMoto & Marion Peterson, Business Developement - SupaMoto With Zambia being among the top ten countries worldwide in terms of deforestation, several organizations including NGOCC are engaged in promoting practices to counter this trend. NGOCC, through its CCMRP project focuses on developing a model for climate smart agriculture, which is intended to be adopted and up-scaled nationwide. If successful, this will respond to one of the key drivers of deforestation: agriculture.
AGRItech expo 2019 The 6th edition of Agritech Expo Zambia took place at the GART Research Centre in Chisamba from 11 - 13 April 2019. SupaMoto was present as an exhibitor. An interested customer speaks to our sales representativeA demo on how our products workThe Head of State, President Edgar Lungu observes as a demo on one of our products takes place.
Bioresources for sustainable pellet production in Zambia: Twelve biomasses pelletized at different moisture contents Materials tested The use of charcoal and firewood for cooking is common in Zambia, and its utilization is such that the deforestation rate is high, energy utilization is low, and unfavorable cooking methods lead to high death rates due to indoor air pollution. Read full article here or download.
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Zambia is a country with great resources and the potential for tremendous growth. The charcoal industry is extremely destructive to our country's future vitality. If we continue to cut trees for charcoal at this rate, we are facing deforestation and the loss of one of our greatest resources. Institutional stoves in use. SupaMoto® gives you a chance to be part of the solution and invest in Zambia's future. One household switching from Charcoal to SupaMoto® pellets preserves 6 Tons of Original Forest needed to make 1 Ton of Charcoal! By going Solar, you reduce the strain on Zambia’s Energy Companies and you become self-sufficient.