TITLE

Fuelwood: getting it right

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Forced Migration Review;Nov2010, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses access to cooking fuel for refugees and internally displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is noted that non-governmental agencies in the Congo are in the forefront of promoting initiatives that allow safe access to fuelwood sources. A number of topics are addressed including injuries suffered by girls from improperly tended fires, the development of world-wide guidance on this issue by the Women's Refugee Commission and the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the creation of special fuels as an alternative to fuelwood.
ACCESSION #
56660506

 

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