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dc.contributor.authorBensch, Guntheren_US
dc.contributor.authorPeters, Jörgen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-15T14:21:07Z-
dc.date.available2011-07-15T14:21:07Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/48312-
dc.description.abstractThe dissemination of improved cooking stoves (ICS) is frequently considered an effective instrument to combat deforestation. This paper evaluates the impacts of an ICS dissemination project in urban Senegal implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (German Agency for International Cooperation, or GIZ). Based on a survey among 624 households, we examine the effects of the intervention on charcoal consumption. Given a complex cooking behavior in urban Africa with simultaneous usage of different fuel and stove types, the virtue of our data set is that it provides for detailed information on individual stoves and meals. This allows for estimating charcoal savings by accounting for both household characteristics and meal specific cooking patterns. On average, households using an ICS save around 25 percent of charcoal per stove utilization. In total, around 6.1 to 6.9 percent of the Dakar charcoal consumption is saved due to the ICS dissemination project.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft |cKiel und Hamburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aProceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011 |x9en_US
dc.subject.jelO13en_US
dc.subject.jelO22en_US
dc.subject.jelQ41en_US
dc.subject.jelQ56en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordImpact evaluationen_US
dc.subject.keyworddeforestationen_US
dc.subject.keywordenergy accessen_US
dc.subject.keywordAfricaen_US
dc.subject.keywordSenegalen_US
dc.titleCombating Deforestation? - Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegalen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn665473737-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:gdec11:9-

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