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Table 2 Average human energy expenditure for different livelihood activities per year

From: Development of a fuel efficient cookstove through a participatory bottom-up approach

Number Activities Annual percapita energyexpenditure (Gcal/year) Percentage ofenergyexpenditure
1 Animal rearing 15.9 6.43
2 Agriculture 68.0 26.50
3 Water fetching 44.1 17.80
4 Firewood fetching 42.9 9.67
5 Cooking 14.6 8.24
6 Cloth washingand plinthpreparation 9.9 4.03
7 Fishing 3.1 1.25
8 Other activities 64.5 26.04