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Pilot Intervention of Improved Cook Stoves in Rural Areas: Assessment of Effects on Fuel Use, Smoke Emission and Health

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  • Nepal C. Dey
  • ARM Mehrab Ali
  • Anik Ashraf
  • Tahmid Arif
  • A. Mushfiq Mobarak

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  • Grant Miller

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This study aims to explore the impact of improved cook stoves (ICS) on fuel expenditure (consumption), smoke emission, and health of women (cook) in rural households of Bangladesh. In the follow-up survey (January-March 2010), 1,569 households, constituting of both who received ICS immediately after baseline survey (July-September 2008) and who had refused to use any ICS, were selected for interview using a pre-tested structured questionnaire. [Research Monograph Series No. 53]. URL:[http://www.bracresearch.org/monographs/Monograph_53.pdf].

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Date of creation: Aug 2012
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Keywords: Socioeconomic; multiple stoves; kitchen; stove users; traditional stove; cooking food; children; absenteeism; Women’s empowerment; fuel expenditure; time; raw materials; women; Awareness raising; Technological aspects; social culture; health hazards; South Asians; fuel emission; rural areas; smoke emission; health;

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  1. Dasgupt, Susmita & Huq, Mainul & Khaliquzzaman, M. & Pandey, Kiran & Wheeler, David, 2004. "Who suffers from indoor air pollution? evidence from Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3428, The World Bank.
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