LiveWire 64 - Contextual Design and Promotion of Clean Biomass Stoves the case of the Indonesia CSI

    Clean stoves that accommodate culturally-rooted cooking practices are more likely to catch on, remain in use, and deliver social benefits. All new technologies, including sustainable energy solutions, are introduced into a social context that affects how readily they will be adopted and how they will be used. This brief describes experience integrating technical and social aspects of clean cookstoves in Indonesia and lessons learned in embracing complexity and facing realities in the field.