ARTI has a new intern who joined the team on Monday March 5th. Henning Korte, a Geographer from Germany, will be with us until the end of May. During this period he will conduct the field research for his Master’s thesis for the department of “Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics” of the Cologne University of Applied Science in Germany.
Henning’s research will focus on the impact of low cost solar systems on the creation of “Sustainable Livelihoods” in the rural areas of Tanzania. Henning will conduct interviews with households within Bagamoyo or Kibaha Districts as well as interviews with different experts from NGOs and Governmental institutions. The findings will be published in his Master’s thesis, which will be finished by July of this year. In addition to conducting research Henning will volunteer with the ARTI solar team to get a better understanding of how low cost solar promotion and business functions in Tanzania.