The Ugandan Improved Cookstoves project subsidises the sale of fuel-efficient biomass and charcoal cookstoves across Uganda to improve cooking conditions and reduce indoor air pollution. This Gold Standard project is establishing markets and offers microcredit to help rural and peri-urban households and institutions, such as schools, who are unable to afford upfront costs. To date, more than 480,000 stoves have been sold through the project, benefitting 2.4 million people.


Additional benefits:

In addition to carbon sequestration, the project delivers a number of sustainable development benefits. These include:

Standards: Gold Standard