by Eva Rehfuess, Nigel Bruce

Issue: 52

Journal section: Theme Article
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Received: 2010-08-10


Up to 4000 deaths a day may be prevented by providing the world’s poor with access to modern household energy. Yet, in the year 2003, 52 percent of the world’s population – more than three billion people – used solid fuels for cooking. The United Nations Millennium Project highlights the role of energy services as a prerequisite for development, and calls on countries to adopt the following additional Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target to pave the way for achieving all of the MDGs...

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