Lagos-based Platform Capital, a growth markets investor, has announced its investment in KOKO Networks, a technology company operating in Kenya and India which enables the large-scale, low-cost distribution of clean household fuel in African cities.

Cooking fuel is a $40 billion market in Africa’s largest cities, but dirty fuels such as charcoal and firewood dominate. Enabling mass-market access to an affordable clean fuel is a major challenge across sub-Saharan Africa, with the exis...