Wood Energy Catalogue

Rwanda Improved Cookstoves Project

Countries of implementation

The objective of the project is to reduce the use of woody biomass for cooking in targeted households through promotion of improved cookstoves. The project covers two sub-components: 1) introduce advanced cookstove technology and standardized fuel to replace inefficient charcoal and wood stoves; 2) scaling up intermediate cookstove technologies in rural areas. It would be implemented by two private sector companies, Inyenyeri and DelAgua.

The project targets at Rwanda’s Eastern Province and three districts across the Western Province, namely Rubavu, Nyabihu and Musanze, and potentially Kigali City.

Rwanda, biomass, woodfuel, clean and efficient stove, improved cookstove, private sector company, firewood collection, carbon credit, indoor air pollution, household energy, gender equity, deforestation
Type of initiatives
Program or Project
Program/Project Sub category
Efficient utilization, Alternatives
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
World Bank; Inyenyeri and DelAgua
Funding agency
World Bank