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National Program for Sustainable Use of Firewood and Charcoal
Launch: 2011 End: 2022
Region: LAC
Geography: Nicaragua
Type: National
ICS Only?: Yes
Value/Funding: N/A
Funder Type: Domestic Government, Multilateral Organization, Bilateral Organization
Funders: Strategic alliance with the World Bank for the Centro American Clean Cookstoves Initiative (CACCI), SE4ALL, IDB, GIZ. Local partner: Pro Leña. Led by Energy Ministry
  • Direct Provision
  • Policy
  • Description:
    National policy designed to promote and facilitate the access to modern energy services for cooking and productive uses [5]
    As of 2013 more than 15,000 improved stoves have already been distributed (Renewable Association of Nicaragua and the MEM) [4]
    Government goal: 50,000 to 70,000 ICS distributed per year [3] Adoption of 400,000 improved cook stoves [5]
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