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Sri Lanka Poor Potters - Rich Potters

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Sri Lanka Poor Potters - Rich Potters
Authors (non HEDON members)
Emma Crewe
Abstract
Stove Programmes are often evaluated by assessing the fuel-efficiency of improved stoves and the consequent impact on forest conservation. The calculation is based on the misplaced assumption that deforestation is caused by fuelwood consumption. It is much more probable that the rural poor who consume wood are the victims of deforestation not the cause of it. Since the claim that fuel-efficient stoves significantly reduce the problem of deforestation is questionable, the 'developmental' benefits of stoves to users and producers are the criteria by which stove programmes should be judged...
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18
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miriam@hedon.info

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Technologies
010 Stoves
Service type
052 Process And Production
Location: continent
Asia
Location: asian countries
Sri Lanka
Keywords
Potters    Training    Porduction    BoilingPoint18   

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