Ongoing Project

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Objectives of the project
 
NACOM Activities
 
Where we are now
 
 

Production and Marketing of Retained Heat Cooker (RHC)in Cox’s Bazar

 
FUNDING ORGANIZATION :GIZ Bangladesh
TIME FRAME: 01
November 2015to 01 June, 2016

INFORMATION OF PROJECT:

The Nature Conservation Management (NACOM) is working for sustainable energy issue in Bangladesh and in this connection an agreement has been made with GIZ Bangladesh for production and promotion of Retained Heat Cookers/ Wonder bag. Local community group of the Cox’s Bazar region are being producing the RHC with technical support of GIZ. This activity has been considered as business model for sustainability of the program and reduce the emission of the GHG emission by conserving wood and biomass fuel. Retained heat cookers (RHCs) promise to increase energy efficiency in cooking with retained heat in the modern kitchen or anywhere, particularly when cooking with water. When cooking rice, potatoes vegetables, soups, stews, dried beans, and even a whole chicken or steamed pudding, once food is heated to boiling point on the stove, cooking can continue in a retained heat cooker, thereby offering  multiple benefits.

OBJECTIVES OF PROJECT:

·        Reduction of cooking energy consumption (biomass, gas … )

·        CO2 emission reductions

Reduction of indoor air pollution

·        Potential monetary savings for households through reduced fuel consumption

Reduction of cooking related workload and convenience aspects

·        Create small and medium sized businesses