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09
Aug
2010

Biogas Sheds Light to Rural Areas

NewsArusha - A bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) has urged men to build biogas plants which give clean and "instant fire" in order to free themselves from depending on their wives to cook food all the time. Read More

09
Aug
2010

Bioslurry Means Profit-Success story

NewsThe number of cattle smallholders in Tanzania is estimated at 1.2 million, with an estimated 21.3 million cattle. Most of these are found in the highland regions of Mbeya, Kilimanjaro and Arusha. With its steady production and high nutritional value, milk plays an important role for… Read More

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13
Jun
2010

Bio-digesters having positive impact on rural communities

NewsThis week, we make a shift. Instead of talking about biogas, we’ll call it a bio-digester unit. This term more accurately describes the biogas plant itself (structure) and the resulting slurry (by-product) and the added-value to households through its multi-faceted impacts. Read More

06
Jun
2010

Towards developing a commercially oriented biogas sector in Tanzania

NewsTanzania is one of six African countries benefiting from a regional, donor assisted, programme on domestic biogas. The Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP) is a joint venture between the Netherlands Directorate-General of Development Cooperation (DGIS), the Netherlands Development… Read More

30
May
2010

Why biogas is of critical importance to Tanzania

NewsBiogas. What is it? How does it work? Most importantly, what does it mean for a rural Tanzanian household? This series of articles aims to develop a critical understanding of the energy situation in Tanzania and how biogas can serve as an alternative and truly sustainable energy source. Read More

30
Jan
2010

Access to energy in rural areas

NewsVarious challenges prevent rural people in Tanzania to access efficient sources of energy or technologies. As a result, the majority of people in the areas use kerosene and firewood for lighting and cooking. Use of such sources of energy produces a gas that contributes to unwanted… Read More

26
Aug
2009

Muheza District to host biogas production centre

NewsSisal energy plant in Muheza District at Tanga region. The government, in partnership with private players, is to establish an international centre in biogas production in the country later this year. Read More