A training facilitators workshop
Technology for Developing Countries
Restricted to 15 participants, or less.
Location: Parco dell’ Energia Rinnovabile, Italy
Contact us about:
- Other European countries
- Any non-European countries
Aimed at training facilitators improving thier practical knowledge, we deliver the program in Italian or English, on-site.
FAIRtech Workshop, 1: Learn how to do more with less!
Workshop composition to cover the following:
Transformational Food Storage, 1 day:
- construct a solar dryer with integrated store.
- learn the benefits of sun-dried food.
Advanced composting: Agricultural Biochar, 1 day:
- construct a pyrolytic system for producing your own Biochar.
- learn the benefits of this advanced composting technique.
Pure Water, 1 day:
- construct a combined Biochar, solar distillation facility.
- learn how to increase the independence of a community by producing pure water.
Make Biogas with a methane digester, 1 day:
- construct an anaerobic digester to produce Biogas.
- learn the best way to use food and agricultural waste.
Self-watering garden, 1 day:
- construct a self-watering pallet or vegetable garden.
- learn how urban farming techniques are useful in any environment.
Rocket Stove, 1 day:
- construct two different kinds of very effective Rocket Stove.
- learn the benefits of saving energy whilst cooking.
Irrigate with the sun, 1 day:
- construct a gravity tank and electro-mechanical solar pump
- learn the advantages of using a photovoltaic irrigation system with underground storage.
Solar Oven, 1 day:
- construct two solar ovens.
- learn to cook, sterilise and purify with the sun.
Umbria is ideal for extra-curricular activities, such as hiking rich natual forests or visiting prominent architecture.
Additional activities available on request.
Prototype materials available on request. For an inclusive programme to meet the needs of your group, please contact us.