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Result 5: Five Testing Agencies are operational as independent Quality Label’s provider of the ICS

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  • Establishment of Testing Procedures
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    • Opening first official stove testing lab within DST-SVK in April 29, 2013

      The stove testing lab had been established and operated as a temporally lab within ARMI the purpose just for learning and practicing as well as stove development and improvement of the design, therefore after ICS and together with DST-SVK running so many stove testing and become experiences and confidence to independent conduct stove test by themselves, therefore the ICS programme together with grate contribution from DST-SVK to construction and establishment the first official stove testing lab in SVK and as in Lao PDR.

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    • The operational stove testing of DST-SVK

      In Q1/2013, two testers from Department of science and technology and ICS technical performed stove testing at ARMI, and results fuel saving are between 42-45%.

      Currently, new stove testing lab is running the stove testing and well-functioning for the testing equipment.

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    • Facilitate on Reflection workshop of Stove testing for testing agencies

       

       

       

      During April 23-25, 2013. ICS Programme conducted a workshop for three testing agencies from DST-CPS, DST-SVK and RENMI, total 14 participants and 3 women. The workshop was organized at Savannakhet Department of science and technology office.

      Purpose of this event to increase capacity of the testing agencies on stove testing Adapt water boiling test (AWBT) method and protocol, the workshop has applied two methodologies on testing theory of AWBT and demonstrate on video of stove testing process. Ms. Khounmy is a tester how again long experiences on stove testing was shared the PowerPoint of expected result of the tests and reason why we are applying for AWBT protocol, and Ms. Anousone explained the detail method of data entry.

      In the afternoon session the participant were started practice and demonstrate by two testers from DST-SVK apply AWBT with stove PTT3 and Taopayat from Vientiane and from Pakse, after test they fill data in to form. After complete testing session the team and participant were share reflection and learn on data analysis. 

      Observation, most of the participants is interest and pay attention to learn and question on testing’s protocol, result analysis and planning for conduct testing in their lab.

       

       

       

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    • Labelling

       

       

       

      From Jan - June, Programme gave producers more than 800 serial and sticker numbers  attached in to ICS, these labels certificated by department of science and technology-SVK (DST-SVK). This was registered the designed logo, stove dimension PTT3, promotional tools and medias under DST-SVK to MST for consider and approval into publication ICS logo; the progress is on going of approval process at MST. Next step of label registration for CPS and VTE can proceed direct to DST and request for agreement to put their name into sticker.

       

       

       

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    • RENMI stove laboratory

       

       

       

      21 June 13 The Laboratory Set up at RENMI office had been completed; most necessary tools for the lab test were purchased and well-equipped. With active support from ICS staffs, SNV advisers and RENMI officers made the works went well and as plan. On 25th of June, there was a visit from GERES, Mr. David, to the new lab and he also gave some useful advice to the team for the appropriate testing protocol. Up to now, there were some numbers of stove testing have been implemented by our Testing Officers team up with RENMI staffs.

       

       

       

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  • Set-up Testing Laboratories
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  • Capacity Building of DST
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  • Producer Certification
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This programme is funded by European Union