Kenya: Monitoring for Carbon Finance

Berkeley Air Monitoring Group, in collaboration with Green Futures (Nairobi, Kenya), performed several field-based assessments to determine the effect of improved cookstoves on fuel consumption in households in Nairobi, Meru, and Marsabit in Kenya. Fuel savings were measured for the Envirofit G3300 and Jiko Poa improved wood cookstoves distributed by the Paradigm Project through their local partners, including Food for the Hungry (FHI), Explore Kenya, and The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program (TIST).

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Kenya: Evaluation of Wood-Burning Manufactured Stoves

In order to provide a preliminary assessment of the suitability of several mass-produced improved wood stoves for refugee and Internally Displaced Person (IDP) environments and disaster relief situations, USAID funded Berkeley Air to conduct a series of Controlled Cooking Tests as well as a qualitative assessment of the acceptability and usability of the stoves in the Dadaab refugee camps in northeastern Kenya.

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Indoor air quality impacts of an improved wood stove in Ghana and an ethanol stove in Ethiopia

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Tanzania: Monitoring for Carbon Finance

Berkeley Air conducted baseline monitoring for Zara Solar, L’s Solutions, and SEECO stove manufacturers located in Mwanza, Arusha, and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

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Uganda: Monitoring of Ugastove Rocket Wood Stove

IAP and fuel use monitoring activities were undertaken by Ugastove (formerly UCODEA) with training and support from the Berkeley Air team. The study assessed the impacts of Ugastove’s charcoal and rocket wood stoves on IAP levels and fuel use in households in semi-urban Kampala.

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Ethiopia: Indoor Air Pollution Monitoring of the CleanCook Ethanol Stove

Berkeley Air conducted IAP monitoring of the CleanCook ethanol stove in households in Addis Ababa and Bonga and Kebribeyah refugee camps. The reductions in IAP were used to estimate the decrease in mortality risk for targeted populations.

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Guatemala, Sri Lanka and Uganda: IAP Capacity Building Workshops

Berkeley Air partnered with the World Health Organization, the Partnership for Clean Indoor Air (under the auspices of the US Environmental Protection Agency), and the Pan American Health Organization to conduct three regional technical capacity building workshops on indoor air pollution and household energy monitoring for WHO national affiliates and other professionals in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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Emissions of greenhouse gases and other airborne pollutants from charcoal making in Kenya and Brazil

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