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Cooking fuels and the push for cleaner alternatives: a case study from Burkina Faso

Global Health Action

Jan 1, 2009

S S YamamotoR Sauerborn

Abstract

More than 95% of the population in Burkina Faso uses some form of solid biomass fuel. When these fuels are burned in traditional, inefficient stoves, pollutant levels within and outside the home can be very high. This can have important consequences for both health and climate change. T...read more

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Cooking fuels and the push for cleaner alternatives: a case study from Burkina Faso

Global Health Action

Jan 1, 2009

S S YamamotoR Sauerborn

PMID: 22778710

DOI: 10.3402/gha.v2i0.2088

Abstract

More than 95% of the population in Burkina Faso uses some form of solid biomass fuel. When these fuels are burned in traditional, inefficient stoves, pollutant levels within and outside the home can be very high. This can have important consequences for both health and climate change. T...read more

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