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Identifying Drivers and Barriers to Sustained Adoption of LPG as Clean Cooking Energy: Applying Lessons from India's LPG Programme to Nepal and Myanmar

Published Date 

30 Apr 2020


Kelkar, G. (2020)

Govind Kelkar

About the publication

The main purpose of this research is build a platform of governments and societies, small businesses and development partners that engage with supply and use of clean cooking energy in India, with attention to lessons from achievements and challenges in India’s LPG programme to Nepal and Myanmar. The three objectives of the study are: i) to identify and analyze drivers and barriers to sustained adoption of LPG as the primary clean cooking energy in India, underpinning values and norms in socio technical energy system of the country; ii) to understand the effects of clean cooking energy policy on women’s negotiating power and decision-making in intra-household dynamics that might lead to both strengthening women’s agency and improvement in implementing clean cooking energy policies and programmes; iii) to understand and explore the applicability of lessons from India’s LPG Programme to Nepal and Myanmar.

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