Adopting EE Cook Stoves to Address Deforestation
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Adopting EE Cook Stoves to Address Deforestation

Located in the mountain range of Apante Hill, a protected area, five communities carried out a project to address local deforestation and land degradation. The main strategies were the introduction of an eco-stove that requires less firewood and training in improved agricultural practices. The project eliminated 1,080 tons of CO2 emissions per year and reforested 4.3 hectares of degraded land.

Country: Nicaragua; Area of work: Climate Change Mitigation, Land Degradation  Adopting EE Cook Stoves to Address Deforestation (671.5 kB)