Providing Clean Cooking Fuel in India: Challenges and solutions (IISD/IRADe)

This study, authored by Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), assesses the current status and challenges to extension of access to clean cooking fuel in urban India through a case study of Ghaziabad district in Uttar Pradesh. Based on extensive fieldwork (including a household survey of 250 households), the report analyzes patterns of clean cooking fuel access and use, household energy expenditure and the relationship of clean cooking fuel access to gender relations and outcomes.