Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2008’

  • Advanced Composting Seminar

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    On Saturday the HIC’s Energy Farming team held a public seminar titled “Advanced Composting.”  The event highlighted the kind of sustainable agricultural techniques that the School of Energy Farming will soon be bringing to hundreds of rural farmers. Energy Farming consultant Luke Demuth discussed the …

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  • Preview: October 15, 2008

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    On October 15, 2008, the Himalayan Institute’s humanitarian blog will participate in Blog Action Day. Blog Action Day is an international event where thousands of blog writers from around the world spend the day writing about a single issue — This year the focus is …

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  • HIC Spotlight: Sylvia Sewong

    In the midst of the Himalayan Institute Cameroon’s major humanitarian initiatives, the remarkable stories of those responsible often go unreported. This new section of the blog seeks to showcase the diverse range of backgrounds, talents, obstacles, and triumphs represented in our local staff and contacts. …

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  • A Taste of Africa

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    Very special thanks to the Honesdale Rotary Club for hosting an event to raise awareness for the Kumbo Public Library Project which is a joint venture between the Himalayan Institute, Rotary Clubs, and the Kumbo Council that will establish the finest public library in Cameroon, …

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  • A Living Fence

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    On Wednesday we drove to Wvem village to collect erythrina tree cuttings from the Sharon Farmers Group.  Erythrinas are squat thorny trees with wide leaves. These trees will be used to grow a live fence around the perimeter of our Energy Farming campus. Boniface Litika …

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