The eCook Zambia Design Challenge aimed to facilitate the participatory design of eCook (a battery-supported electric cooking concept), allowing the generic concept to evolve around Zambian cooking practices.
Belated but worth a read on the basic ideas.
The eCook Zambia Kick off Workshop
brought together key stakeholders from the solar lighting, clean cookstoves and utility sectors to discuss the proposition of battery – supported cooking. The Centre for Energy, Environment and Engineering Zambia (CEEEZ) in partnership with a UK research consortium (Gamos Ltd., University of Surrey and Loughborough University), are collaborating on an initial exploratory study to investigate the opportunity for this potentially transformative technology, which is
designed to extend access to electricity access and clean cooking facilities to poorer households (PV-eCook.org).
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This report presents a gendered analysis of how the eCook concept might fit into the Tanzanian context, with the aim of informing the development of a battery-supported electric cooking concept, eCook.
This report summarises the findings from four Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) held in Zambia, with the aim of informing the development of a battery-supported electric cooking concept, eCook.