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28 May 2017

KIA NEWSLETTER: THE BRICKSTAR PROJECT

As 2016 drew to a close, we felt the need to expand our management team. We anticipated the project’s workload to drastically increase as we moved into the implementation phase.

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14 Feb 2018

SHOWING A YOUNGER GENERATION THE VALUE OF THEIR OWN CULTURE

The Brickstar cookstove project was developed in the Molati village in 2011, and during this development phase a few of these cultural practices were included in the stove construction plan. Nova and a group of community members evaluated a number of fabricated stove models available on the market at the time.

 

 

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11 Aug 2016

PROGRESS IN THE HIGHVELD PRIORITY AREA

In 1998, Nova started to work on air pollution in the Highveld. ICCO/Kerk in Actie started to support us in in 2007. The Highveld is an area east of Pretoria. It is mostly grassland, with good water and beautiful wetlands.

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17 Sep 2014

Christiaan Pauw the new MD of Nova

It gives me great pleasure to present the new Managing Director of Nova, dr Christiaan Pauw.

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06 Jun 2014

NEW VIDEO ABOUT VULNERABLE CHILDREN

We are excited about this brand new short video which promotes Nova’s Chics programme.

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16 Apr 2014

Dutch auction supports Nova's biogas research

On 15 February 2014 an auction was held at the opening of the new city centre of Zeist in the Netherlands, with all proceeds going towards Nova.

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04 Dec 2013

Combustion chamber for the Improved Cooking Stove

The ICS project team have over the past three months concentrated on the design and development ...

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05 Aug 2013

18 000 happy households this winter!

About 18 000 coal using households in the Highveld area will have paid less than they expected for coal by the end of this winter, and many thousands more will have had cleaner air than usual.

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05 Aug 2013 18 000 happy households this winter! About 18 000 coal using households in the Highveld area will have paid less than they expected for coal by the end of this winter, and many thousands more will have had cleaner air than usual.
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05 Aug 2013

Nova breaks the 60 000 mark for VERs from Basa Magogo projects!

The Gold Standard Foundation (www.cdmgoldstandard.org) has issued the Nova Institute with more than 60 000 Verified Emission Reductions (VERs) to date.

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05 Aug 2013

Improved Cook stove project: What difference could three holes make?

For the past six months the ICS project has concentrated on the everyday cooking practices that form an essential part of the people of Molati’s daily existence.

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05 Aug 2013

NOVA TO MANAGE FAIR CLIMATE NEWORK

The Fair Climate Network Southern Africa has secured a contract with ICCO Regional Office Southern Africa to establish a Carbon Team over the next three years.

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05 Aug 2013

The biogas team expands

Nova and a team of residents of KwaZamokuhle, Mpumalanga, have developed a biogas digester that can be build and maintained with the skills, materials and funds that are available in the townships of South Africa

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11 May 2012

Nova's tenth GS project registered!

Gold Standard Offset Project, Highveld Air Quality - EMM south project, with project ID of GS990 recently became the tenth Nova project to be registered.

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08 May 2012

Nova & IBO introduce new wood stove

 

Nova Institute in South Africa and a team from the IBO Business School in the Netherlands joint forces.

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05 Aug 2013 18 000 happy households this winter! About 18 000 coal using households in the Highveld area will have paid less than they expected for coal by the end of this winter, and many thousands more will have had cleaner air than usual.
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22 Aug 2011

200 000 mark reached!

Nova has since 2009 captured more than 200 000 interviews with household representatives mainly in low-income contexts.

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26 Apr 2012

GS workshop in Malawi

On the 24th and 25th April, FCN SA and The Gold Standard are hosting a capacity building workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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02 Aug 2012

Our Dutch guests in South Africa

 

 

A group of ten young people plus two group leaders from the Netherlands arrived in South Africa yesterday morning.

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05 Aug 2013

PPR programme preparing for upscaling

 

 

The PPR Pogramme has made sufficient progress with its investigation of ways to reduce domestic electricity usage through behaviour change to begin preparations for upscaling.

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