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More than 90% of the approximately 48 million people in Tanzania rely on biomass –mostly firewood and charcoal- as their primary fuel for cooking.
The overall objective of the EnDev-TICS Programme is to improve access and sustained use of appropriate cooking technologies for peri-urban and rural households of Tanzania through market linkages with quality private sector ICS product and service providers. The first phase of the project in the central areas of the Lake Zone has realized the development with local artisans of the ‘Jiko Matawi’ – a multi-purpose stove capable of using both firewood and charcoal.
The programme will facilitate the sustainable market entry of Matawi stoves by employing ‘performance driven’ programming approaches suitable to the context of ICS artisans, EnDev-TICS works to groom entrepreneurs through successive stages to develop their rural markets via:
Results so far
This is one of two project being implemented by SNV as part of the EnDev Tanzania programme, the other being the Results-Based Financing for Pico-Solar Market Development project.