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Fiji Woodburning Stoves

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Fiji Woodburning Stoves
Authors (non HEDON members)
Hitendra Pillay
Abstract
Food in rural and pert-urban areas of Fiji and most South Pacific Island nations (SPI nations) is prepared over traditional 'open fires' with varying degrees of fuel economy. Like all 'open fire' cooking methods, the inconvenience and health risk associated with smoke is also a serious concern. Rural and pert-urban women in SPI countries, in particular Fiji, have expressed a widespread need for cooking methods which are cleaner, easier and more economical (Weir and Richolson, 1980; Joseph, 1984). Due to the sociocultural and economic differences it is impractical to have a single, domestic wood-stove design to suit everyone...
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30
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miriam@hedon.info

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Technologies
010 Stoves
Fuels
Wood
Location: continent
Oceania
Location: oceanian countries
Fiji
Keywords
Design    WoodburningStove    BoilingPoint30   

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