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The Health Impacts of Biomass and Coal Smoke in Africa

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The Health Impacts of Biomass and Coal Smoke in Africa
Authors (non HEDON members)
Kirk R. Smith
Abstract
Although not nearly as prevalent as wood and charcoal, there is some use of coal as a household fuel in parts of Sub Saharan Africa, particularly in the southern portion of the continent where there are significant coal resources. Botswana is in this category and in the Republic of South Africa about 40% of households rely on coal (Terblanche/Nel/Opperman, 1992)...
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30
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Technologies
010 Stoves
Themes
Health
Fuels
Wood
Location: continent
Africa
Keywords
Biomass    ImporvedStoves    Ventilation    BoilingPoint30   

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