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Improved cookstove with Nexleaf monitoring system. Photo credit: Nexleaf Analytics

Nominee:

Nexleaf Analytics

Initiative:

Micro-financing technology for clean cookstoves

Region:

West Asia

Pollutants targeted: Black carbon and co-pollutants

 

About

Nexleaf Analytics' innovative financing mechanism enables the very poor to switch to clean cooking solutions. Its Sensor-Enabled Climate Financing, is the first of its kind, and uses sensors to send real time cooking data over mobile systems to enable clean cookstove users to receive climate credits for reducing SLCPs like black carbon and ozone precursors. The project has enabled 4,038 rural homes in 29 of the poorest villages in the Indian states of Odisha to switch to clean cooking technologies.  

Website:

nexleaf.org

 

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