Access to modern cooking solutions


    Nigeria Energy Support Programme (NESP) - Clean Cooking Intervention

    2015 - 2017 / GIZ

    The project consists in facilitating access to at least one improved agro-processing thermal energy technology for at least 300 cooperatives of rural agro-processors in one NESP State Partner, focusing on NIger State and rice processing. It aims to stimulate the launch of a viable commercial market for improved cooking/agro-processing equipment, by supporting selected manufacturers with technology improvement, business/marketing trainings, strengthening their distribution chains and marketing campaigns. In association with ICEED (Nigeria) we will carry out a market assessment, stakeholder mapping, education campaign to convince farmers to change technology for to make rice processing more energy efficient. M&E to ensure technology adoption. Coordination with relevant State Organizations and the Ministry of Environment through a Steering Committee will allow learning at the national level.

  • MALI

    Capitalization study of Biogas Family project in Mali (BFM), and Climate and Energy project in West Africa (CEnAO)

    2015 / Fondation GoodPlanet - Geres

    The biogaz family project (BFM) carried by the GoodPlanet Foundation, aims at realizing 100 biodigesters within family groups in Kita and Bougouni districts.
    Climate and Energy Project in West Africa (CEnAO), carried by GERES, seeks the massive introduction of high-performance cooking equipment in households in the Bamako district, through the production and distribution of improved cookstoves and briquettes fuels.


    Gender and Energy Research Programme: Productive uses of energy in the informal food preparatop and processing sectors

    2015 - 2018 / Twente University

    Research study in Senegal, South Africa, and Rwanda on the use of energy & gender in the informal food supply chain. Carry out the work in Rwanda as contribution to the over all project, including a survey among foodstalls. This is a collaboration of Twente University, Cape Town University, ENDA and MARGE.


    Short term support to design large scale projects in the fields of improved cook stoves and rural electrification based on biofuels

    2014 / SNV DR Congo

    Review results of improved stove pilot program and jatropha pilot program and design a large-scale program for scaling up.


    Development of a national cook stoves program

    2012 - 2014 / ICEED (International Center for Energy, Environment and Development)

    Develop a national stove program, using all realistic alternatives (firewood, briquettes, charcoal, kerosene, LPG, ethanol) and all possible financing opportunities (CDM, voluntary carbon market, CSR, Donors).