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Nepal: Solar Cooking by Chris de Bode (24 images)

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Sourcing fuel has been a major problem for the 106,000 Bhutanese refugees living in southern Nepal. The forests in the Jhapa and Morang districts where they live could never sustainably provide the firewood needs of such a large population, and until recently the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) was distributing 80,000 litres of kerosene a week for cooking use.

To tackle the problem the Dutch Refugee Council funded tests using solar energy. They were so...
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