South African Solar Cooker Project (SOLCO)

The purpose of the SOLCO project was stated in broad terms as seeking to address the harmful effects of current cooking practices in South Africa on the environment and on the safety and quality of life of, in particular, the poor, through the rollout of solar cookers as a solution. The purpose of the UNDP/GEF funded component of the project, more specifically was to attempt pilot production and commercial dissemination of solar cookers in South Africa.

Area of Evaluation: 

Mitigation

Thematic Cluster: 

Renewable energy

Theme of Evaluation: 

Renewable Energy

GEF Funding: 

Yes

Level of Evaluation: 

Local

Region: 

Subsaharan Africa

Type of Evaluation: 

Final Evaluation

Country: 

South Africa

Institution: 

UNDP

Evaluation Author: 

Nano Energy (Pty) Ltd - Jason Sch

Year of Evaluation: 

2006