Efficient household energy use in Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka


by Dr Ramachandra T.V

Issue: 40


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Received: Fri 01 of Oct., 2010

Abstract

The energy consumption in Karnataka state, India, reveals that non-commercial fuels like firewood, agricultural residues and cow dung cakes are used for cooking in rural areas. The resources are deteriorating as short term objectives in development lead to deforestation, and soil erosion. It is necessary, therefore, to promote conservation activities within the local communities, and to apply traditional, environmentally sound technologies...


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