Past editions Among the basic needs of humanity - food, clothing and shelter - our work embraces shelter. EcoSouth addresses the great housing deficit in southern countries. http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/44-october-2003 2018-04-25T19:56:57+00:00 EcoSur: Concrete Roof Tiles, puzolanic cement, earth houses, ecomaterials paulcoyote@gmail.com Joomla! - Open Source Content Management SofoNic - a team committed to the environment 2005-01-06T13:47:21+00:00 2005-01-06T13:47:21+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/44-october-2003/142-sofonic-a-team-committed-to-the-environment Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <DIV align=right> <DIV align=right>Oxana Delgadillo &amp; Livio Gonzalez&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </DIV> <P><STRONG>Achievements </STRONG></P></DIV> <UL> <LI>A center that promotes the genetic improvement of livestock with two seed banks, a corral, drinking tanks, and feed, as well as veterinary products.</LI> <LI>Five systems of micro-irrigation that serve as technological references for the communities focusing upon sustainable vegetable production as well as planting of fruit trees.</LI></UL> <DIV align=right> <DIV align=right>Oxana Delgadillo &amp; Livio Gonzalez&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </DIV> <P><STRONG>Achievements </STRONG></P></DIV> <UL> <LI>A center that promotes the genetic improvement of livestock with two seed banks, a corral, drinking tanks, and feed, as well as veterinary products.</LI> <LI>Five systems of micro-irrigation that serve as technological references for the communities focusing upon sustainable vegetable production as well as planting of fruit trees.</LI></UL> First MCR encounter in Cali, Colombia 2005-01-06T13:53:47+00:00 2005-01-06T13:53:47+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/44-october-2003/143-first-mcr-encounter-in-cali-colombia Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div align="right"> Milbany Vega Salinas - Fundaci&oacute;n ProCoNat&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </div> <p> ECOSouth held the first MCR Encounter to promote and disseminate MCR technology in Cali, Colombia, on September 29, 2003, in conjunction with the opening of the ProCoNat MCR workshop. This also helped form a strategic alliance among the ECOSouth Network, and the ProCoNat Foundation (Natural Construction Processes), SENA (Center for Construction of the National Apprentice Service) and SINDICONS (Colombian National Union of Construction Workers). </p> <div align="right"> Milbany Vega Salinas - Fundaci&oacute;n ProCoNat&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </div> <p> ECOSouth held the first MCR Encounter to promote and disseminate MCR technology in Cali, Colombia, on September 29, 2003, in conjunction with the opening of the ProCoNat MCR workshop. This also helped form a strategic alliance among the ECOSouth Network, and the ProCoNat Foundation (Natural Construction Processes), SENA (Center for Construction of the National Apprentice Service) and SINDICONS (Colombian National Union of Construction Workers). </p> MCR Launch in Zimbabwe 2005-01-06T13:56:01+00:00 2005-01-06T13:56:01+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/44-october-2003/144-mcr-launch-in-zimbabwe Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <DIV align=right>Kurth Rhyner&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</DIV> <P>Two years ago, at the end of the “II International Ecomaterials Conference” in Santa Clara, Cuba, Dr. J. Kuchena committed himself to organize an event in Southern Africa. On September 19 he complied with a “MCR Tiles Launch” in Harare. </P> <DIV align=right>Kurth Rhyner&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</DIV> <P>Two years ago, at the end of the “II International Ecomaterials Conference” in Santa Clara, Cuba, Dr. J. Kuchena committed himself to organize an event in Southern Africa. On September 19 he complied with a “MCR Tiles Launch” in Harare. </P> Behind the scenes with ecomaterials 2005-01-06T13:57:09+00:00 2005-01-06T13:57:09+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/44-october-2003/145-behind-the-scenes-with-ecomaterials Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <P align=right><STRONG><FONT size=1>Fernando Martirena</FONT></STRONG>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </P> <P>In a visit to an ecomaterials workshop, the visitor cannot have a clear idea of the R&amp;D behind this result. Experienced scientists from Cuba and Europe have worked many years, costly equipment has been used, and many experiments have been carried out.</P> <P align=right><STRONG><FONT size=1>Fernando Martirena</FONT></STRONG>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </P> <P>In a visit to an ecomaterials workshop, the visitor cannot have a clear idea of the R&amp;D behind this result. Experienced scientists from Cuba and Europe have worked many years, costly equipment has been used, and many experiments have been carried out.</P> News - October 2003 2005-01-06T13:59:59+00:00 2005-01-06T13:59:59+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/44-october-2003/147-news-october-2003 Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <P name="1"><SPAN class=articulos>Bicycle race in Jinotepe</SPAN><BR>Hundreds of spectators lined the route to watch the First Closed Circuit Bicycle Race in Jinotepe, Nicaragua on September 21. The race is part of a program of Pedals for Progress and EcoTec to bring bicycles to the people, and under the auspices of the Nicaraguan National Cycling Federation. 127 participants covered a distance of 1.4km and were divided into the four categories of children, youth, mountain bikes and racing bikes.</P> <DIV align=center><IMG class=graficos height=312 src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/oct2003/news_001.jpg" width=400> <BR> <DIV align=center><SPAN class=chica><BR>[ <A href="http://www.ecosur.org/eng/oct2003/noticias.php#top">top</A> - <A href="http://www.english.ecosur.org/javascript:history.back()">back</A> ]</SPAN></DIV> <HR width="50%" SIZE=5> <P><A id=2 name=2></A><SPAN class=articulos>CD about urban waste management</SPAN><BR>EcoSouth has edited and published a CD that draws together experiences of five country teams within an ITDG project. “Urban Waste Management for Small Scale Energy Production” documents low-value urban management in Cuba, Kenya, Senegal, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. The CD is available through CIDEM and ITDG.</P><IMG class=graficos height=311 src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/sep2003/yosvani_003.jpg" width=400 border=0> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center><SPAN class=chica><BR>[ <A href="http://www.ecosur.org/eng/oct2003/noticias.php#top">top</A> - <A href="http://www.english.ecosur.org/javascript:history.back()">back</A> ]</SPAN></DIV> <HR width="50%" SIZE=5> </DIV> <P><A id=3 name=3></A><SPAN class=articulos>Prize to Nigerian CP40 blocks</SPAN><BR>At a construction materials exhibition in Abuja, Nigeria, where many local producers presented their blocks and bricks, the engineering association awarded first prize for best quality blocks to EcoMat Limited. EcoSouth experts initiated this CP40 workshop for the Saint Paul Mission this year.<BR></P> <DIV align=center><IMG height=249 src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/oct2003/news_003.jpg" width=400> <BR></DIV> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center><SPAN class=chica>[ <A href="http://www.ecosur.org/eng/oct2003/noticias.php#top">top</A> - <A href="http://www.english.ecosur.org/javascript:history.back()">back</A> ]</SPAN></DIV> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center><BR></DIV></DIV></DIV></DIV></DIV> <P name="1"><SPAN class=articulos>Bicycle race in Jinotepe</SPAN><BR>Hundreds of spectators lined the route to watch the First Closed Circuit Bicycle Race in Jinotepe, Nicaragua on September 21. The race is part of a program of Pedals for Progress and EcoTec to bring bicycles to the people, and under the auspices of the Nicaraguan National Cycling Federation. 127 participants covered a distance of 1.4km and were divided into the four categories of children, youth, mountain bikes and racing bikes.</P> <DIV align=center><IMG class=graficos height=312 src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/oct2003/news_001.jpg" width=400> <BR> <DIV align=center><SPAN class=chica><BR>[ <A href="http://www.ecosur.org/eng/oct2003/noticias.php#top">top</A> - <A href="http://www.english.ecosur.org/javascript:history.back()">back</A> ]</SPAN></DIV> <HR width="50%" SIZE=5> <P><A id=2 name=2></A><SPAN class=articulos>CD about urban waste management</SPAN><BR>EcoSouth has edited and published a CD that draws together experiences of five country teams within an ITDG project. “Urban Waste Management for Small Scale Energy Production” documents low-value urban management in Cuba, Kenya, Senegal, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. The CD is available through CIDEM and ITDG.</P><IMG class=graficos height=311 src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/sep2003/yosvani_003.jpg" width=400 border=0> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center><SPAN class=chica><BR>[ <A href="http://www.ecosur.org/eng/oct2003/noticias.php#top">top</A> - <A href="http://www.english.ecosur.org/javascript:history.back()">back</A> ]</SPAN></DIV> <HR width="50%" SIZE=5> </DIV> <P><A id=3 name=3></A><SPAN class=articulos>Prize to Nigerian CP40 blocks</SPAN><BR>At a construction materials exhibition in Abuja, Nigeria, where many local producers presented their blocks and bricks, the engineering association awarded first prize for best quality blocks to EcoMat Limited. EcoSouth experts initiated this CP40 workshop for the Saint Paul Mission this year.<BR></P> <DIV align=center><IMG height=249 src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/oct2003/news_003.jpg" width=400> <BR></DIV> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center><SPAN class=chica>[ <A href="http://www.ecosur.org/eng/oct2003/noticias.php#top">top</A> - <A href="http://www.english.ecosur.org/javascript:history.back()">back</A> ]</SPAN></DIV> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center> <DIV align=center><BR></DIV></DIV></DIV></DIV></DIV>