Asia Regional Cookstove Program


ARECOP's mission is: to improve the social, economic and environmental (living) conditions of poor communities dependent on biomass as a source of energy for their livelihood, through multi-sectoral capacity building and provision of assistance to local and national initiatives (projects and/or programmes) on biomass energy; Enhance access of low-income groups to sustainable energy services Improve insight into energy needs of low-income groups; and Enhance knowledge of professionals working in the rural energy sector Encourage decision-makers to provide support to local sustainable energy initiatives.

Organization Type Non-Governmental Organization

Contact Information

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Primary Initiatives, Target Populations, and Scope of Work:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Fuels/Technologies: Biomass
Sectors of Experience: Health
Renewable Energy
Rural Development
Countries of Operation: Bangladesh
Sri Lanka

Our Experience And Interest In The Four PCIA Central Focus Areas

Social/Cultural barriers to using traditional fuels and stoves:

None noted

Market development for improved cooking technologies:

None noted

Technology standardization for cooking, heating and ventilation:

None noted

Indoor air pollution exposure and health monitoring:

None noted

Relevant Publications or Studies

None noted

Our Contribution to the Partnership

ARECOP Network has a pool of Asian experts in various areas of improved biomass stoves dissemination program.