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Climate change mitigation and investment in rural communities

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Jasmine-flower harvesting in Chikkannahalli village, close to the 550kW Gasifier at Kabbigere. Families in Chikkannahalli are among those who have benefitted from the instillation of biogas stoves in 2001 as part of the UNDP-supported BERI (Biomass for Rural India). Women have particularly benefitted, some reducing the time they spend providing meals for their families by two hours. Many have invested this extra time in income-generating agricultural work - including the cultivation of jasmine...Photo: Tom Pietrasik.Tumkur District, Karnataka. India.August 30th 2010
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Jasmine-flower harvesting in Chikkannahalli village, close to the 550kW Gasifier at Kabbigere. Families in Chikkannahalli are among those who have benefitted from the instillation of biogas stoves in 2001 as part of the UNDP-supported BERI (Biomass for Rural India). Women have particularly benefitted, some reducing the time they spend providing meals for their families by two hours. Many have invested this extra time in income-generating agricultural work - including the cultivation of jasmine...Photo: Tom Pietrasik.Tumkur District, Karnataka. India.August 30th 2010