Rampant use of wood fuel claims more lives than road accidents

The traditional three-stone cook stove remains the most commonly used cooking technology in Kenya with 58.1 per cent of the population using it, according to the Kenya Cooking Sector Report, and the Cabinet Secretary (CS) in charge of energy has asserted that the death toll from fuelwood use is higher than that of road accidents.

Over the last two decades (1999-2018), the number of households using LPG has increased about six-fold from 600,000 to 3.7 million.

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