Linked are resources we found that provide useful information for anyone interested in learning more about solar power, cooking, lighting and their benefits. 


ACCES – Africa Clean Cooking Energy Solutions Initiative: 

Farmers with a Vision: 

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: 

GOGLA – Global Association for the off-grid lighting industry: 

Solar Cookers International: 

United Nations Foundation Goals: 

United Nations Foundation Clean Cooking: 

News Articles:

How Solar Cooking Works:

Sustainable Energy For All article:  

World Health Organization Household Air Pollution and Health: 

Academic Articles:

Andrade-Pacheco, R., et al. (2019). Household electricity access in Africa (2000-2013): Closing information gaps with model-based geostatistics.PLoS ONE 14(5).

Batchelor, S., et al. (2018). Solar electric cooking in Africa: Where will the transition happen first? Energy, Research and Social Science, 40, 257-272.

Farooqui, S.Z. (2013). A reivew of vacuum tube based solar cookers with the experimental determination of energy and exergy efficiencies of a single vacuum tube based prototype. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 31, 439-455.

Fullerton, D.G., et al. (2009). Biomass fuel use and indoor air pollution in homes in Malawi. Occup Environ Med, 66, 777-783.

Lim, J., et al. (2013). A Rights-based approach to indoor air pollution. Health and Human Rights, 15(2). 

Mazkonese, T., et al. (2017). Household cooking fuel use patterns and determinants across southern Africa: Evidence from the demographic and health survey data. Energy and Environment, 29(1).

McNicol, I.M., et al. (2018). Carbon losses from deforestation and widespread degradation offset by extensive growth in African woodlands. Nature Communications, 9.

Rudel, T.K. (2013). The national determinants of deforestation in sub-Saharan Africa. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 368.