Resources

07 August 2017

Cooking For Life holds second 2017 Workshop in Mozambique

Working with WLPGA member Petrogas, Cooking For Life held a workshop in Maputo on 7th July 2017 to address challenges to growing the domestic market.

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07 August 2017

KFW Development Bank Issues Report

The KFW Development Bank issued a powerful report on the benefits of LPG for developing countries.

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12 December 2016

The Plantation Human Development Trust

This case study examines the critical role of the Plantation Human Development Trust (PHDT) in helping  to improve the quality of life of the plantation population in Sri Lanka. 

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26 September 2016

Opportunities for LPG Use in Humanitarian Settings

A WLPGA report that addresses one of the most challenging situations that the world is facing today. The issue of displaced populations, caused by civil unrest and natural disasters. It has been written with support from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), or UN Refugee Agency.

The document is seen as a first step towards securing partnerships between the LPG industry and the organisations involved in managing these humanitarian settings, with the aim of replacing traditional fuels with LPG.

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05 September 2016

Sustainability, LPG and Tiny House Coffee

This case study examines Tiny House Coffee and its use of LPG as a way to serve coffee to people all around. 

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06 July 2016

The U.S. Virgin Islands Conversion to LPG for Electrical Power Generation

This case study examines how LPG for electrical power generation reduces costs, providing power and water for the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

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30 June 2016

The GiveItUp Campaign of India

This case study explores the GiveItUp Campaign in India, an alternative solution to providing LPG for all who need it. 

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12 May 2016

The Impact of WLPGA on Global LPG Markets

This case study looks at the critical role of WLPGA in helping the once unstable LPG market in Oman to grow and adapt to good safety practices.

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20 October 2015

Guide to Good Industry Practices for LPG in Commercial Kitchens

“When people use clean cooking fuels instead of firewood or charcoal, they are saving their lives, saving their forests and saving their farming and fishing industries” – José Andrés, World Central Kitchen

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24 August 2015

GenteGas Press Kit

GenteGas S.A. to launch crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds to expand consumer loans for customers switching from wood to gas.

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11 August 2015

Scaling Up Demand for LPG in Guatemala: Motivators, Barriers and Opportunities

The goal of the study is to facilitate Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) scale-up among Guatemalan households with easy access to LPG. To reach this goal, the study pursues two objectives:

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21 May 2015

World Bank Technical Report: “The State of the Global Clean and Improved Cooking Sector”

Released at the second Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York on May 19, the report comes at a time when the world is striving to achieve three sustainable energy goals—universal access to energy, doubling of renewable energy share, and doubling the gains of energy efficiency. Access to clean, efficient cooking fuels and devices is one of the main priorities of the push towards universal energy access.

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05 January 2015

Focus on Bringing Clean Cooking to Haiti

This case study looks at the project driven by SWITCH on how to break the barriers to clean cooking in Haiti. SWITCH is a social marketing and manufacturing enterprise whose goal is to improve livelihoods, protect the environment, preserve health, create jobs and empower women by substituting propane to charcoal as a cooking solution. The unique SWITCH business model is to sell LPG stoves, with cylinders, to the Haitian diaspora to be delivered to their family in Haiti. This solution overcomes the primary barrier to entry to using LPG for most Haitian families which is the cost of their LPG starter kit.

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17 November 2014

Focus on Converting Families to Clean Burning Stoves and Fuels

WLPGA member GenteGas is a high-impact social enterprise dedicated to improving the quality of life of families in Guatemala. This case study looks at GenteGas’ project to deliver affordable gas stoves and household health education to low-income families exposed to toxic levels of wood smoke.

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13 November 2014

Indoor air quality guidelines: household fuel combustion

The World Health Organisation’s new indoor air quality guidelines for household fuel combustion aim to help public health policy-makers, as well as specialists working on energy, environmental and other issues understand best approaches to reducing household air pollution — the greatest environmental health risk in the world today. Download Executive Summary version 

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22 October 2014

Cooking with Gas: Why women in developing countries want LPG and how they can get it

Report developed for the World LP Gas Association by ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy.

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16 July 2014

Power, Gender and Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform in India

Power and energy in India have both everything and nothing to do with women. Fossil-fuel subsidies might appear to have even less to do with women and gender relations. Yet their reform could have negative impacts, while at the same time representing an opportunity for women and Indians’ access to modern forms of energy. This report looks at the impacts of fossil-fuel subsidy reform on women, making four main observations. This study was undertaken by International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI).

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12 July 2014

Flüssiggas Cooking For Life issue

Cooking For Life Roadmap to a Billion in German

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03 July 2014

The Role of LP Gas in Food Production

Tofu and tempeh (a traditional soy product originally from Indonesia) are fundamental to the Indonesian diet where they are a staple source of affordable protein. Tofu and tempeh are traditionally produced using firewood to heat soybeans. A lack of government regulation has led to poor sanitation, safety and health conditions, and high environmental impacts.

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22 April 2014

4.3 MILLION

people die annually due to exposure to indoor air pollution mainly caused by cooking with traditional fuels

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07 April 2014

Cooking For Life Roadmap to a Billion

The Roadmap, which was created by a working group of WLPGA members, outlines a project plan for how Cooking For Life will achieve its objective of converting one billion people from using biomass and other traditional fuels to LP Gas by 2030.

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07 April 2013

Bringing Low Smoke Cookstoves to Darfur, Sudan

Learn how a project in Sudan is bringing LP Gas cookstoves to thousands of households in Darfur.

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07 April 2013

Cooking For Life Campaign Overview

Two case studies to give a campaign overview on the Cooking For Life global campaign.

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07 April 2013

INFOGRAPHIC : Problems Related to Traditional Cooking Methods and Positive Impacts of LP GAS

Illustrates the scope of the problem worldwide and shows the benefits of LP Gas…

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07 April 2013

Substituting LP Gas for Wood : Carbon and Deforestation Impacts

In developed and developing countries, biofuels could hardly be viewed more differently. In developed countries they are modern…

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07 April 2013

The socioeconomic impact of switching to LP Gas for cooking

Around three billion people across the developing world still rely on solid fuels – traditional biomass or coal…

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07 April 2013

WHITE PAPER : The Health Consequences of Indoor Air Pollution – Summary

The global health community has largely overlooked the health burden associated with indoor air pollution. In 2000, 1.6 million avoidable deaths were attributed to indoor air pollution; by 2009 that number increased to two million…

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07 April 2013

White paper Summary : THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF INDOOR AIR POLLUTION: A REVIEW OF THE SOLUTIONS AND CHALLENGES

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07 April 2012

WHITE PAPER : The Health Consequences of Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor Air Pollution from solid fuel usage kills 2 million people annually. These deaths are primarily concentrated in low and lower-middle income countries…

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07 April 2009

LP GAS : Efficient Energy for a Modern World

The availability of energy is one of the most crucial issues facing the world today. Concerns about rising energy costs, reliability of supplies and environmental impacts of energy use…

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07 April 2009

LP GAS : Healthy Energy for a Changing World

Energy is essential for our very existence, yet for all the invaluable benefits that energy brings, its consumption can generate harmful…

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07 April 2009

LP GAS Rural Energy Challenge

Lessons learned and recommendations.

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17 April 2005

Developing Rural Markets for LP GAS

Rapid population growth in many of the world’s developing countries has far exceeded the rate of increase in modern energy provision…

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