Category: Demonstrations

An agricultural technology transition has taken root in Northern Ghana

An agricultural technology transition has taken root in Northern Ghana

The beginnings of a transition from traditional to a new technology of yam cultivation is underway in Ghana, the second largest producer of the staple crop after Nigeria. The traditional practice is noted for its labor intensity and low land productivity. It requires reserving about 30% of the yam harvested for replanting, depriving most low […]

Beginner-friendly tutorial on how to build a solar power system

Beginner-friendly tutorial on how to build a solar power system

For local entrepreneurs, tinkerers, makers, school teachers — anyone who wants to practice being part of the sustainable solution to community energy problems: Here is a popular beginner-friendly tutorial on how to build a solar power system. One commentator, Kom Akopia, describes the short video as “…the first out of a million videos that explains […]

Building a 3.5kWh DIY Solar Generator – Start to Finish

Building a 3.5kWh DIY Solar Generator – Start to Finish

For local energy transition actors: This video provides an in-depth look at the process involved in collecting and assembling the battery pack along with the choice of components and some testing. For more information including a disclaimer, click the SHOW MORE link below the descriptive text. A follow-up video provides helpful answers to the most […]

LEAP 2020 – A Major New Version of the SEI Platform for Low Emission Development Planning

LEAP 2020 – A Major New Version of the SEI Platform for Low Emission Development Planning

After more than 18 months of development, the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) will soon be releasing a major new version of LEAP: their flagship decision support system for integrated planning of energy, climate change mitigation and air pollution abatement. SEI will be hosting two one-hour Zoom webinars to demonstrate some of the capabilities of this […]

The Earth School: An Immersive 30 Day Nature Adventure

The Earth School: An Immersive 30 Day Nature Adventure

Subject Matter: Concepts and practices consistent with basic principles of sustainability; the foundations for a healthy planet, and healthy people. Covers practical real world topics expressed in simple language, “…like the t-shirts we wear, the water we drink, the trees in our forests or the food on our plates”. Syllabus: Comprises a series of daily […]