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14 Feb 2018

A younger generation realizes the environmental value of their own culture

Molati village is situated in Limpopo, the most northern province of South Africa and the majority of its residents are xiTsonga speaking.

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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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31 Aug 2017

KiA-Stove:  Brickstar Newsletter

Four months have passed by since we circulated our last newsletter, and we are excited to share with you some of the significant events and progress which occurred.

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31 Aug 2017

KiA-Chics:  Chics Newsletter

Chics is changing the status quo of churches in a positive way. 2017 Spring Edition : 2 different churches, 2 different contexts but participating in the same mission of the Chics Programme

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28 May 2017

KiA Newsletter: The Brickstar Project

Since the circulation of our previous newsletter in October last year....

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30 Apr 2017

KiA Newsletter: The Chics Project

This year on 21 & 22 February and 13 & 14 March 2017, the local Chics officers received two (2) full days training on how to conduct ...

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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. In the previous century Toon van den Heever (1894-1956) wrote a poem about it, from the perspective of a mine worker in Johannesburg:

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18 Sep 2014

Nova stove built in the Netherlands!

Nova recently received the photos below from the congregation Sittard-Geleen in the Netherlands.

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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

Standardised 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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20 Nov 2013

Almost 18000 households converted to BM during 2013!

 

During the winter of 2013 Nova was able to successfully convert an estimated 17 666 households ...

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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 SA

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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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