David Ockwell, Professor of Geography, University of Sussex MECS aims to transform access to modern energy cooking services within the next 5 years. The programme…Read the full article, Transformative innovation is 5 dimensional, not 2 dimensional
by Jon Leary, Agnes Kalyonge & Monica Kalyonge The future looks bright for electric cooking in Kenya, with Jikoni Magic, Hotpoint Appliances Ltd. and KPLC…Read the full article, Electric Pressure Cookers (EPCs) in Kenya: a huge untapped opportunity
By Dr Jon Cloke Since the roll-out of the MECS programme earlier in 2019, a range of different opportunities have presented themselves within other energy…Read the full article, MECS and designing Energy Access courses for African Universities - the Learning Partnership Workshop in Nairobi
Dr Jon Leary & Dr Simon Batchelor HIVOS and the World Future Council have published a new report in their Beyond Fire series (Couture and…Read the full article, Why understanding real cooks is fundamental to going Beyond Fire
By Dr Meron Tesfamichael. June 2019. During a visit to Uganda, Meron Tesfamichael from STEaPP UCL, was asked to comment on a draft ‘theory of…Read the full article, The cook is a carrier of the practice
Dr Nigel Scott, Gamos (Nigel is a Co-Investigator on the newly announced MECS programme) I was at a meeting for the design challenge being organised…Read the full article, Where does MECS fit in? (Part of a theory of change)
Dr Jon Cloke The ugly beauty of simplicity Consider Bangladesh. By 2017 something short of 36% of the population was urbanized[i], meaning that for the…Read the full article, Bangladesh, Biogas and Clean Cooking – A ‘Direction, Not a Destination’?