The Kenya Ceramic Jiko: A Manual for Stovemakers

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Intermediate Technology Publications, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 99 pages
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The jiko, a charcoal-burning stove consisting of a ceramic liner fitted inside a metal case, burns 25 to 40 per cent less charcoal than the traditional stoves on which its design was based. This book provides guidance on its production and promotion.

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About the author (1991)

Hugh Allen was for 13 years, CARE International??'s Chief Technical Advisor for Small Economic Activity in Development in Africa. This guide is a distillation of 16 years experience developing the methodology by CARE International and other organizations.

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