Tag: Clean Cookstoves

Webinar: Healthy villages are smart villages: Health, energy, and development

Healthy villages are smart villages – places where people can live healthy lives with longer lifespans, fewer childhood illnesses and deaths, and greater well-being. In this webinar, we will think about the intersections of health and energy. Indoor air pollution remains one of the most deadly elements for many people in the developing world. We …

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A breath of fresh air: How Envirofit is doing social good with a for-profit model

  Interview with Ron Bills CEO, Envirofit Location: Across the developing world “People want to be treated as customers, with dreams, desires, and aspirations, not as aid recipients” Ron Bills is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Envirofit, a global social enterprise that has revolutionized the way we think about energy access …

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[:en]BR16: Findings from the Smart Villages West Africa regional workshop[:fr]BR16: Conclusions de l’atelier régional ouest-africain de Smart Villages[:es]BR16: Hallazgos del Taller Regional de África Occidental de Smart Villages[:]

[:en]There is substantial potential across West Africa to develop renewable energy resources for electricity generation. Despite the potential, a substantial portion of the population across the region remains without access to electricity. For cooking, a large majority of the population remains dependent on using biomass as the basic fuel in rudimentary cook stoves to meet …

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WR13: Sustainable dissemination of improved cookstoves – lessons from Southeast Asia

[:en]Despite substantial progress on achieving universal electricity access in the region, almost half the population in Southeast Asia continues to rely primarily on biomass to meet their cooking needs. On 2 December 2015, the Smart Villages Initiative together with GERES, Myanmar organised a regional workshop in Yangon, Myanmar to gather lessons about the sustainable dissemination …

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