by G McGranahan

Issue: 35

Journal section: Theme Articles
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Received: 2010-10-04


The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), together with local researchers, recently undertook a study of household environment problems in the Greater Metropolitan Area of Accra, the capital city of Ghana, which has a population of about two million. One of the problems studied, air pollution, is closely linked to energy use through the burning of cooking fuels. This can lead to personal exposures to high levels of a variety of harmful pollutants. Many of the poorer households use biomass fuels and so are particularly at risk...

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