We invited more than 20 students and young researchers from different disciplines to Kathmandu, Nepal and took a deep dive into the methods and concepts of transdisciplinary research. Here, participants share their experinces.
Wind Empowerment hold a webinar on 7 April, presenting experiences and insights into two collaborative knowledge exchange projects between WISIONS and Wind Empowerment which aimed to improve the productive use and application of wind-water systems in rural contexts. You can find the recording and the according slides of the webinar here! Wind Empowerment Blog
This webinar presents an overview of the ongoing knowledge exchange activities taking place under the SEPS project “Exchange: Wind Water Pumping Systems, as well as the SEPS project “Productive Use of Wind in Argentina – Developing Rural Areas with an Abundant Resource. A general presentation of the project objectives, methodology and findings are presented by Jean Alinei. Two case studies then are presented by Jorge Ayarza and Esteban van Dam. They respectively present the socio-technical wind water pumping solutions to be deployed in the rural regions of their respective countries. The panelists take the opportunity of these practical examples to discuss the capabilities of small wind to permit and enable small entrepreneurship for rural communities and the benefits of these productive uses of wind energy for the local development.
The slides of the webinar can be downloaded here: Click here!
For the source-code of the power converters presented by Jean, check the repo: Click here!