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The private sector, the government of Nigeria, and local and international NGOs, including the Nigeria Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, seek to transition Nigerian households to cleaner and more efficient stoves and fuels to improve health and reduce environmental impacts. This transition, in part, will be enabled through the implementation of standards and labeling (S&L) policies and programs. Well-designed standard programs transform markets by removing poor- performing or low-quality products, while labeling programs encourage and empower consumers and other buyers to make informed decisions about the products they purchase. S&L policies and programs exist in a variety of types, often enable complementary market transformation projects, and can be adapted to most cultures, countries, and markets.
The market and sociopolitical framework is ready to implement an S&L program in Nigeria, however, there are still challenges that might impact effective and successful implementation. Therefore, based on these features present in Nigeria’s cookstoves market, and best practices from other appliance S&L programs in markets that share some of them, CLASP has proposed a
Standards and Labelling Best Practice - Application in cookstoves certification programmes
Presentation given by Nicole Kearney CLASP on April 19, 2017 in Kampala, Uganda.
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The private sector, the government of Kenya, and local and international NGOs, including the Clean Cooking Association of Kenya and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, seek to transition...