KEY MESSAGES

- Description: Project of improved stoves and to transform agricultural practices with the objective of reducing wood consumption, and thus the drudgery of its collection by women as well as reducing the diseases due to toxic fumes emitted by the stoves, as well as restoring and protect agricultural lands through techniques accessible to all in order to increase yields and better resist drought
- Specificity: Use of locally manufactured improved stoves
- Impact: Decrease of the consumption of heating wood by 50%

 

FUNCTIONING

PROJECT RELYING ON TWO PILLARS:
Improve women's standards of living
> Manufacturing of 30,000 improved stoves Increase of income through the time released

Increase agricultural production and farmer’s resilience
> Development of efcient techniques to restore the surfaces (natural, tree-assisted regeneration, stone barriers, zai, composting...)

 

SCOPE

BURKINA FASO
150 000 villagers

 

BUDGET

$ 2M

 

IMPACTS

Agricultural productivity
-50% of wood consumption for households equipped

Climate change
700 000 tons of CO2 not emitted over 10 years

Sustainable dev. goals
Responsible consumption and production in improved stoves

 

NEXT STEPS

Measurement of biodiversity, climatic, social and economic impacts in partnership with CIRAD
Sharing of results with other communities