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engineering and technology for a sustainable world November/December 2013 Vol. 20 No. 6 Magazine Staff: Donna Hull, Publisher,; Sue Mitrovich, Managing Editor,; Glenn Laing, Contributing Editor,; Melissa Miller, Professional Opportunities and Production Editor,; Sandy Rutter, Professional Listings,; Darrin Drollinger, ASABE Executive Director, Editorial Board: Chair Tony Grift, University of Illinois; Past Chair Brian Steward, Iowa State University; Thomas Brumm, Iowa State University; Victor Duraj, University of California, Davis; Israel Sunday Dunmade, Mount Royal University of Calgary; Rafael Garcia, USDA-ARS; Christopher Henry, University of Arkansas; Shane Williams, Kuhn North America; Chad Yagow, John Deere Harvester Works; Jeong Yeol Yoon, University of Arizona. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World (ISSN 1076-3333) (USPS 009-560) is published six times per year— January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December—by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Resource, 2950 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA. Periodical postage is paid at St. Joseph, MI, USA, and addi-tional post offices. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Contact ASABE order department, 269-932-7004. COPYRIGHT 2013 by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Permission to reprint articles available on request. Reprints can be ordered in large quantities for a fee. Contact Donna Hull, 269-932-7026. Statements in this publication represent individual opinions. Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World and ASABE assume no responsibility for statements and opinions expressed by contributors. Views advanced in the editorials are those of the contributors and do not necessarily repre-sent the official position of ASABE. November/December 2013 FEATURES 4 Fueling the Fight against Poverty with Improved Cookstoves Rebecca Chin REAP-Canada’s Improved Cookstove Program develops innovative, efficient stoves to fight hand-to-mouth existence and deforestation. 8 Food Security in India: The Bottom-Up Approach 4 Rumela Bhadra The Food Security Bill is the Indian government’s way to distribute surplus grain to the poor. But a surplus will remain—with no where to put it. Proper storage facilities are the big challenge. 10 Ethiopian Dream Ephrem Teklehaimanote “Most of the problems in my homeland have solutions if only the citizens of Ethiopia had the knowledge, tools, and capital—and a dream.” 14 Infrared Heating 8 Zhongli Pan, Griffiths Atungulu, and Xuan Li IR heating offers the promise of a fast, reliable, and economical method for disinfestation of grains and decontamination of foods while preserving high product quality. 18 The Potential of Thermotherapy in Combatting HLB Reza Ehsani, José I. Reyes De Corcuera, and Lav Khot Florida citrus production has been seriously affected by citrus greening. The urgent need is to develop novel technologies that can extend the productive life of infected trees until a more permanent solution is available. 20 Sun-Powered Irrigation 18 Jack Keller, P.E., Paul Polak, Paul Storaci, and Robert Yoder “By finding a way to achieve breakthrough affordability for PV-powered pumping and efficient irrigation, smallholder farmers all over the world could move out of poverty.” UPDATE 23 24 26 20 Nigerian company licenses crop storage system that deters insects Farmers look to do more with less water UGA researchers explore how to harvest electricity directly from plants Africa’s smallholder farmers get plugged into water with online tool 27 DEPARTMENTS 2 From the President/Events Calendar 28 ON THE COVER Globe background © Berislav Kovaãeviç | 28 Seeking Member Input ASABE Landmark Designation for Ferguson Series of Textbooks? Robert J. Gustafson, P.E. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2950 Niles Road St. Joseph, MI 49085-9659, USA 269.429.0300, fax 269.429.3852, 29 Professional Opportunities 30 Professional Listings 31 Last Word The Route for Professional Licensure is Changing Sonia Maassel Jacobsen

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