A Recipe for Success for Improved Cookstove Projects

Monday, 15 April 2024

Improved cookstove projects are valued for their for their combined emission reductions and contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They are also the fastest-growing project type in the voluntary carbon market. In this paper, we review lessons learned during the process of rating over 100 Improved Cookstove projects and provide recommendations to stakeholders for improving quality outcomes.

Readers will learn:

  • Common areas of risk in improved cookstove projects
  • How Improved cookstove projects compare to other common project types in GHG outcomes
  • Recommendations for how standards, project developers and other stakeholders can improve the quality of GHG accounting in improved cookstove projects

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