Domestic cooking energy markets and the contingent role of public policies

18th May 20, Post, Posted by

As MECS country-level activities increase and expand, it is becoming increasingly relevant for researchers to decipher the policy instruments public…

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Ensuring every body can cook: including people with disabilities in MECS

13th May 20, Post, Posted by

In our first piece of the new Leave No-One Behind (LNOB) blog series (introduction to the series here), Dr Amita…

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The imperative for Leaving No-One Behind and the MECS programme

13th May 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Joni Cook This blog discusses the central importance of the ‘Leave No-One Behind’ (LNOB) agenda to the aims…

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Using Covid-19 recovery plans to tackle the root causes of noncommunicable diseases

04th May 20, Post, Posted by

An opinion piece by Dr Simon Batchelor (MECS), Sheila Oparaocha (ENERGIA/Hivos) & Hon. Dr. Kandeh.K. Yumkella (TENN). Covid-19 is devastating…

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The critical urgency for advancing clean cooking solutions in light of the Covid-19 pandemic

22nd April 20, Post, Posted by

By Prof. Ed Brown, MECS Research Director. Building on some of the issues raised in the current MECS newsletter, our…

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The MECS Programme in Unprecedented Times: Covid-19 and the MECS Family

20th April 20, Post, Posted by

Editorial By Prof. Ed Brown, MECS Research Director. We are living through strange and uncertain times. There is not a…

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Eating through power cuts with EPCs

06th April 20, Post, Posted by

By Jacob Fodio Todd (University of Sussex), Jon Leary (Loughborough University), Mourine Cheruiyot (ACTS), Jessie Press-Williams (Burn Manufacturing). In November…

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Modern Energy Cooking Services in Tanzania: eCookbooks, eCooking demos and government lobbying

25th March 20, Post, Posted by

Written by TaTEDO (Tanzania Traditional Energy Development Organization, MECS Southern Partner), about their activities in February and March 2020. Find…

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Solar eRecipes – establishing the minimum viable product for solar electric cooking

19th March 20, Post, Posted by

by Jon Leary, Agnes Kalyonge, Monica Kalyonge, Hannah Blair, Sam Grant and Max Garnick. These solar eRecipes are designed to…

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Solar’s past and e-cooking’s future

19th February 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Rob Byrne (MECS UK University partner project lead for the University of Sussex, and Senior Lecturer, Science Policy…

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