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Effects of unsustainable use of biomass energy for cooking and strategies for their reduction in developing countries.

@article{Bolaji2012EffectsOU,
  title={Effects of unsustainable use of biomass energy for cooking and strategies for their reduction in developing countries.},
  author={B. O. Bolaji},
  journal={Developing Country Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={19-25}
}
  • B. O. Bolaji
  • Published 9 March 2012
  • Economics
  • Developing Country Studies
This paper analyses effects of biomass energy use f or cooking in developing countries. The biomass use is harvested unsustainably and energy conversion techn ologies are inefficient. Unavailability and high pr ices of modern energy services has encouraged the use an d preference for biomass as a major source of fuel for domestic activities. The use of biomass fuels for c ooking has serious adverse consequences on the heal th of household members and on the environment. Women and children are… Expand

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