Govt &partners campaign for clean& efficient cooking methods

Government and partners push for use of clean and efficient cooking technologies to reduce health risks associated with conventional methods and cutting down of trees for firewood.

In an interview with journalists on the sidelines of the clean and efficient cooking innovation summit at Mackinon suites , the Deputy Programes Director Energy GIZ Daniel Johannes said people normally use unhealthy way of cooking that emits a lot of smoke which negatively affects people’s lives.

Its against this background that advocates of clean energy are implementing  initiatives which include institutional stoves , promoting biogas, household stoves intended to increase adoption and uptake of these technologies to ensure universal access by the year 2030.

Speaking during Uganda Clean Cooking Innovation Summit, the stakeholders argue adopting improved cooking methods helps reduce the money and time used to put food on the table using traditional methods

The Chief Executive Director Bold Energy Ronald Rwankangi says  such initiatives are intended to reduce consumption of wood energy and also promoting the use of bio toilets.

They say traditional methods of cooking have taken a toll on lives of several people and costly for some people hence the need for alternative clean and efficient cooking methods.

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Wycliffe Sebunya