Providing Alternatives to Fossil Fuels in Nepal
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Inadequate energy supply continues to hinder social and economic development in Nepal. Despite a wealth of renewable energy potential – particularly with hydropower but also solar and biomass – sustainability and access remain major challenges. A research project, led by the University of Leeds, with partners in Nepal and the UK, identified indigenous oil seed plants as an alternative, more environmentally friendly energy source than fossil fuels.
CitationBenson, V., Lovett, J., Shrestha, K., and Pariyar, B. (2019) Providing Alternatives To Fossil Fuels in Nepal, ESRC-DFID Research Impact, Brighton: IDS and The Impact Initiative.
Is part of seriesESRC-DFID Research Impact;
Rights holderThe Impact Initiative 2019
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