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Improved stoves for schools in East Africa-An RBF intervention to incentivise improved cooking stoves
Periodic incentive payment (occurred in two stage after verified result achieved)
Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Avoided:
Ranging from US $47,000 to US $70,000
World Bank provided 90% of the funding.
The annual value of savings for one school investing in efficient stoves that reduce fuel consumption by 50–70 per cent could be between
US$600 and US$2,000.
Description of the RBF Scheme:
Private sector development: RBF was provided to manufacturers and financial institutions to lower cost.
Program scale-up: 80% of RBF disbursement made against verified installation of a good-quality stove, anther 20 percent made if the stove or digester is in good condition and operational in the next 1~ 2 years/RBF alone is not enough, capacity building needed. e.g. Upfront grants and technical support.
Experience from Output Based Aid