Gaia Association has received a grant from the Ethiopian Federal Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to source and install three microdistilleries in rural Ethiopian communities.
On November 16, 2010, Dr. Paul Anastas of the EPA met with the Gaia Association for a day of discussions and field site visits to assess future strategies for clean cooking. The trip is part of the EPA’ s increasing efforts to develop solutions that ensure clean, household energy for the millions in the world who lack access to energy.
Gaia found far-reaching support for a stove and fuel initiative in Haiti. Many new partners have been identified and site visits for pilot studies were conducted. The Haiti project is now gearing up with the many capable partners on the ground.