1771 ED Wieringerwerf,
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Incorporating innovative social, financial, economic, local administrative and productive structures, numerous renewable energy applications, with an important role for women in poverty alleviation in rural and poor urban environments.
"Money is not the key that opens the gates of the market but the bolt that bars them"
Gesell, Silvio The Natural Economic Order
Revised English edition, Peter Owen, London 1958, page 228
02.03 INFORMATION ON THE PROJECT AREA
This information will vary widely from one project area to another.
For the purposes of your project application under the Model, a reasonably close description of the quality of life of the people is valuable. What do the people in the project area do? How do they do it?
Good cartographic information of the project area is critical. You cannot design your project structures properly without it. If official maps are not available, hand-made sketches should be made. The sketch maps can be schematic but must be (reasonably) to scale.
2.1 Relief -Climate - Hydrography
2.2 Soils -Vegetation
2.3.1 Composition and evolution
2.3.2 External factors, migration and population movements.
2.4 List of villages and settlements with their respective populations. (These should also be marked in on the maps of the project area)
3.1 Economic situation
3.1.1 Agriculture – Animal husbandry
3.1.2 Mineral and industrial sectors.
3.1.3 Markets –Commerce. In particular, how many people? For how long? How often?
3.1.4 Electrification . In particular electrification of villages, schools and clinics; energy costs; number of connections.
3.1.6 Cooking. Use of energy. Sources of energy. Costs of energy.
3.2 Social situation
3.2.1 Education. Schools and school populations should be included on maps. Are they connected to the electricity net? Do they have good drinking water?
3.2.2 Local support services/groups
3.2.3 Languages spoken. Who speaks what, where?
3.2.3 Religion .
Breakdown into communities, where applicable. Differences? Relationships? Do the different groups cooperate?
Churches temples and mosques. Numbers of visitors? When?
3.2.4 Transport and roads.
Means of transport. Seasonal limitations (rains etc).
3.2.5 Food and drinking water.
Local production. Storage. Needs. “Importation” into project area.
4.1 Sanitary system management.
Hospitals. Where? Number of beds. Connections with electricity netowork. Drinking water facilities? Number of visitors.
Clinics. Where? Number of beds. Connections with electricity netowork. Drinking water facilities? Number of visitors.