13 October 2020

Why is the switch to gas for cooking still so slow in Africa?

The latest estimates from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation put the number of household pollution-related deaths globally at around 1.6m out of a total of 3m deaths related to poor air quality, so it is a significant contributor. Fortunately, there is a solution that is already available in the form of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) that can go a long way to mitigating this death toll.