MVP Cookstove Program Wins Special Achievement Award at 2011 Partnership for Clean Indoor Air (PCIA) Forum in Lima, Peru


The Millennium Village Project (MVP)’s Household Stove Program was awarded a special achievement award for “Meeting Community Needs” at the Partnership for Clean Indoor Air Forum (PCIA)’s bi-annual Forum in Lima, Peru. The award is “in appreciation and recognition of the MVP’s dedication to meeting community needs through household energy interventions,” and recognized the project’s
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Paper: Testing Cookstoves in Rural Kenyan Schools


Abstract Cooking tests were conducted in randomly selected school kitchens in the Sauri Millennium Villages Project site, located in Siaya District of Nyanza Province in Western Kenya. The tests compared fuel consumption measurements obtained using a traditional three-stone fire with those from newly introduced institutional stoves based on the “rocket” design. The key metric used
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Stove Performance in Southwestern Uganda


Erika Tyler, a Modi Research Group intern, made a presentation on her research at the Partnership for Clean Indoor Air (PCIA) forum in Kampala, Uganda in March 2009 after several months of testing cook-stove performance in households in southwestern Uganda. Investigation of Stove Performance in Households in SW Uganda
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Cookstove Study


It is estimated that over 2 billion of the world’s population live in families that use firewood or some other form of biomass to cook every day. Stoves that require less wood would go a long way in reducing climate change due to deforestation and reduce the firewood collection burden on women and children. This
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