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Market Barriers to Clean Cooking Fuels in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Literature

  title={Market Barriers to Clean Cooking Fuels in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Literature},
  author={Nicolai Schlag and Fiona Zuzarte},
In the developing nations of sub-Saharan Africa, providing households with modern energy services is a critical step towards development. A large majority of households in the region rely on traditional biomass fuels for cooking, which represent a significant proportion of energy used in the domestic setting. The disadvantages of these fuels are many: they are inefficient energy carriers and their heat is difficult to control; they produce dangerous emissions; and their current rate of… 

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