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BURN: Efficient cookstoves in Kenya

The BURN stoves project allows families in rural Kenya to cook food using cleaner, more efficient cook stoves, thereby consuming less charcoal, reducing indoor air pollution and pressure on local forests, and cutting CO2 emissions. The project manufactures and distributes the market-leading ‘Jikokoa’ stove locally, employing over 200 people – over half of whom are women – including in the solar powered factory where the stoves are made.

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Pamir hydro in Tajikistan

The Pamir Hydro Plant harnesses Tajikistan’s natural water resources to provide clean, reliable energy to some 254,000 people, avoiding the need for costly, polluting diesel generators. The project is leveraging carbon finance to add two 7MW turbines to its run-of-river hydroelectric power station, which further contributes 94,000 MWh into the grid.

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CookClean: Efficient cookstoves in Ghana

In Accra, Ghana, CookClean Ghana is scaling up the production of its new and improved stove, the CookMate. This efficient, affordable stove cooks food more quickly and creates fewer smoky fumes than conventional stoves, reducing families’ exposure to indoor air pollution.

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Rimba Raya Reserve in Indonesia

Tropical forests in Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan province had been destined for conversion to palm oil plantations. The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve protects the forest by helping local people to improve their livelihoods without destroying the forest.

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Gyapa stoves in Ghana

This project makes insulated and efficient cookstoves available to people in Ghana. The Gyapa stove cooks food more quickly than conventional cookstoves, requires less fuel and produces fewer smoky fumes. This protects families health, while using less fuel both boosts disposable household income and helps to protect Ghana’s dwindling forests.

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Rural biogas in Vietnam

Half the population of Vietnam live on less than $2 a day and 16% do not have access to electricity. This award winning, government-supported Climate and Development project is tackling the issue, transforming the lives of rural smallholders by using livestock waste to produce clean, reliable and cost effective energy.

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