Measuring & Understanding Household Stove Use Workshop

  • Posted on: 26 November 2015
  • By: Maeve

Approximately over 90% of Malawi’s population depend on wood, dung, charcoal and other biomass fuels for cooking. Most of these people cook on open fires, which burn poorly thus leading to low fuel efficiency and high pollution emissions. The current patterns of use causes significant negative impacts of several types, including human morbidity and mortality, outdoor air pollution, climate change and deforestation.