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

Nepal C. Dey, Mehrab Ali Arm, Anik Ashraf, Tahmid Arif, Ahmed Mobarak () and Grant Miller

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Abstract: 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:[].

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 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-08
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