The improved stoves are viewed as a means to significantly reduce firewood consumption and therefore mitigate the effects of climate change and promote sustainable management of forest resources.
Improved cookstoves contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals
SDG1: End extreme poverty in all forms by 2030
SDG2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
SDG3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
SDG7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
SDG13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
SDG15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss