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Centre for Sustainable Development Studies and Application

Description

Designs and applies energy efficient, forest conserving technologies in the peri-desert settlements. Promotes the use of energy efficient building technology in arid areas, especially traditional technology such as wind-catchers, adobe (mud-brick) architecture to eliminate the need for wood-beams. Conducts studies on sustainable traditional water conservation systems (Qanat), water_x000D_ harvesting systems, nomadism and development with respect to environmental_x000D_ protection systems and traditional rangeland improvement techniques.

Established
1979
Accreditation
accredited
Membership
national
Contact person
Ms. Khadija Catherine Razavi
Language

English

Telephone number
98 21 2651 4936/8 - 66 972 973 / 2010 5131
2651 4936/8 - 66 972 973 / 2010 5131
Fax number
98 21 66 499 811
Email
cenesta [at] cenesta [dot] org
khadija [at] cenesta [dot] org