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Publication - Have Improved Cookstoves Benefitted Rural Kenyans? : Findings from the EnDev Initiative

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Have Improved Cookstoves Benefitted Rural Kenyans? : Findings from the EnDev Initiative
Live Wire, ESMAP & The World Bank Group
Hussain Samad & Elisa Portale
Published in
July 2019
Meeting the goal of universal access to clean cooking by 2030 remains a formidable challenge, as the current growth rate in clean-cooking coverage lags far behind the rate required to meet the goal (0.5 percent per year versus 3 percent). An estimated four billion US dollars in investment is needed to achieve universal access in twenty high-impact countries-125 times current spending of thirty-two million US dollars a year. Most of the twenty high-impact countries are in Africa and Asia.