Clean Cooking: Why It Matters

Published on 20 Sep 2019, 20:19
The World Bank’s planned $500 million Clean Cooking Fund under ESMAP aims to fast-track progress towards universal access to clean cooking by 2030. Why is this important? Because three billion people, particularly women and children, still cook with polluting fuels and technologies and face serious health, economic, environmental and climate impacts. That must change.
Tags: Energy access, clean cooking, modern cooking, Africa, South Asia, gender, health, climate change