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YDD was invited to promote I-CSI clean biomass cookstoves at Atma Jaya University’s Earth Day exhibition ...
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Yayasan Dian Desa (YDD) provides promotional support to I-CSI market aggregators in the form of cookstove ...
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First clean development mechanism plan begins
2014-04-10 08:33:00
KATHMANDU, APR 07 - A project launched this week in the Far-Western region to provide clean and energy efficient cooking stoves to 150,000 households has become the country’s first of its kind as part of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) scheme. A programmatic CDM project enables emission-reducing initiatives developed by a private or public entity to receive carbon credits based on the Kyoto Protocol under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Under the Kyoto Protocol, poor countries with less greenhouse gas emissions like Nepal can be compensated through finances and...
The Potential of Clean Cookstoves
2014-04-10 08:33:31
by Isabel Coleman April 3, 2014 For decades, global health experts have recognized that smoke from indoor cooking is a major contributor to premature death. Yet, in poor countries around the world, some 3 billion people still rely on wood, coal, or animal dung to cook their food over indoor fires. The impact of the resulting indoor air pollution is devastating, particularly for the women and girls who are largely responsible for cooking and bear the brunt of the smoke. A new study calculates...
How a simple, clean cookstove could save millions of lives
2014-04-10 07:37:03
Thursday, April 3 2014-Lane Anderson Megan Maiolo-Heath was in the very small village of La Bendicion, Guatemala, the first time she gathered firewood to cook food. Maiolo-Heath, the marketing manager for nonprofit Trees, Water & People, was 27 at the time, and remembers walking with Christina Juarez Bernube and her 8-year-old son for 30 minutes, using machetes to hack away at branches and dry logs, to find wood for their cooking fire. When they were done, Bernube wrapped up the wood pile...
Change the way clean cook stoves are marketed
2014-03-27 14:46:11
By Sophia Peters, Kathleen O’Dell 21 March 2014 Despite known benefits, improved technologies, renewed vigor from international donors and new high-profile supporters, the vast majority of the world’s poor have yet to fully embrace clean cook stoves. This means that, after 30 years of effort from the donor and philanthropic community, only one third of the target market has adopted an improved cook stove, leaving approximately 1.6 billion traditional consumers of biomass without a clean stove. This...
Malawi: 'Effiecient Energy Use to Reclaim Forest'
2014-03-20 11:54:09
By Tiwonge Nkhonjera, 16 March 2014 Government says efficient use of energy at household level can contribute greatly to the rehabilitation of the country's diminishing forests and good health among people in the country.Speaking at the close of the third annual Discover Open Day for Cleaner cook stoves in Lilongwe, on Friday, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mining, Wilfred Masanjala, said programmes that promote natural resource development like the improved cook stoves were appropriate for the Nation. "Energy for cooking makes up the bulk of the crucial household...
Ghana alliance for clean cookstoves advocate for LPG
2014-03-20 11:52:07
Business News of Tuesday, 4 March 2014The Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstores and Fuel with support from the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has held a National Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) workshop to advocate for improved LPG dissemination in the country. The workshop aimed at bringing together producers, distributors and users of LPG products to brainstorm on the challenges and opportunities in the Ghanaian LPG sector. Speaking at the workshop, the Deputy Director of the Petroleum Directorate for the Ministry of Energy and petroleum, Kwame Bona Siriboe, said the ministry is making serious efforts...
Open-fire cooking causing far too many deaths, study shows
2014-03-20 11:48:02
february 18 2014By Lonah Kibet Monitoring Manager of Climate pal Company Mercy Keraro displays her stove during clean cookstove and fuel conference in Nairobi. (Photo:Beverlyne Musili/Standard) Kenya: Cooking with firewood has been linked with depletion of Kenya’s major forests, but a new study shows that the practice is the major cause of acute respiratory infections that kills more than 15,000 people yearly. This includes more than 8,300 children in rural areas who die from exposure to...
Green Development: Advocates Say There's One Simple Solution To Health And Energy Woes In Developing Countries: The Clean Cookstove
2014-03-20 11:24:05
By Meagan Clarkon March 14 2014 1:03 PM Nearly 3 billion people globally cook food and heat their home with simple, open-flame cookstoves, burning wood, coal, scraps of trash and generally anything that burns. The problem is that about 4 million people, at least half children, die every year due to smoke exposure from these methods, and burning fuels like wood and charcoal encourages deforestation and emits carbon molecules that decrease air quality, according to a World Health Organization (WHO)...
Cleaner Cookstoves Can Boost Health and Slow Global Warming
2014-03-03 15:15:37
November 4, 2013. World Bank report calls for action to cut common pollutants such as soot, which could save millions of lives every year Cleaner cookstoves could save a million lives every year, but costs need to decrease sharply for poor households in developing countries to be able to afford them, according to a World Bank report. On thin ice: how cutting pollution can slow warming and save lives, published on Sunday evening, calls for action to reduce common pollutants such as soot, known...
Studies Seek Paths to Clean Cooking Solutions
2014-03-03 15:09:57
August 6 2013. In Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, making tortillas on a smoky fire is a way of life. Women spend an average of four hours a day cooking for their families, routinely inhaling toxic smoke from burning wood and charcoal. Every year in Central America, 37,000 premature deaths—most of them women, but also many children—are caused by household air pollution. All told, about 20 million Central Americans, just over half the region’s people, use wood as cooking fuel. Moving...

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