Posted: Sep 13, 2018
Alliance News
Inefficient combustion of solid fuels like wood, charcoal, animal dung, crop residue, and coal results in a range of climate-damaging emissions. The global community cannot reach its goal of addressing climate change without addressing the way people...
Posted: Jul 30, 2018
Partner Spotlight
Can you provide some background on Hivos and explain how the organization has helped contribute to the growth of the clean cooking sector?  Hivos is a Dutch broad-spectrum development NGO celebrating its 50th birthday this year. Some 10 years ...
Posted: Jul 26, 2018
Alliance News
This year’s United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), which focused on Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7), prominently featured clean cooking, thanks in large part to the work of the Alliance and partners hosting events and discussio...
Posted: May 25, 2018
Sector News
  Join the Alliance, ICRW, and Inyenyeri for a webinar to discuss this report on July 25. Register here. An assessment of a project in Rwanda’s Kigeme Refugee Camp details potential impacts and challenges of using cleaner cooks...
Posted: May 02, 2018
Press Release
  May 2, 2018, Lisbon -- At the Sustainable Energy for All Forum today, The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced Chebet Lesan as the winner of its Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award program, in its second year, recognizes...
Posted: Apr 26, 2018
Sector News
  The Alliance partnered with China’s Ministry of Agriculture, Shell, local governments, and SSM to develop and launch a new clean cooking project in Zhejiang province of China. The project aims to encourage commercial enterprises to swit...
Posted: Mar 28, 2018
Sector News
  More than 75 key stakeholders gathered in Kathmandu to launch a program to promote smoke-free kitchen communities in Nepal, where household air pollution (HAP) accounts for over 21,000 premature deaths each year. Led by the Global Alliance f...
Posted: Mar 26, 2018
Sector News
  The results of a recent study suggest that four of the most widely-used cookstoves in Mexico may pose a lower risk to human health than previously thought. Contradicting previous assumptions, the study found that the four most common models o...
Posted: Mar 05, 2018
Alliance News
  March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, political, and economic achievements of women and girls. This year’s celebration comes during a period of unprecedented global efforts to achieve gender equalit...
Posted: Feb 26, 2018
Partner Spotlight
As part of the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)—the principal intergovernmental initiative dedicated to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment—the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and UN Women DRC will c...
Posted: Feb 22, 2018
Press Release
  The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced the winners of two grant funds: one  to empower women in the clean cooking value chain and the other, a new program to scale projects that increase access to cleaner cooking solutions fo...
Posted: Jan 30, 2018
Alliance News
  Nomination deadline extended through March 8th! The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is pleased to announce a call for nominations for our Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This award recognizes outstanding female leaders in the hous...
Posted: Jan 26, 2018
Sector News
  Currently, there is no global mandate to ensure that humanitarian assistance includes access to fuel and energy for critical needs such as cooking, lighting, heating, cooling, and phone charging. Funding shortages and insufficient policy guid...
Posted: Jan 21, 2018
Sector News
  An estimated 132,000 people died as a direct result of burn injuries in 2016 (IHME, 2017), and millions more burn survivors suffer disfigurement and emotional damage from the associated stigma. These are disturbing numbers, but limited data o...
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
Sector News
  The United Nations sets out an inspiring ambition in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5:  Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls This bold goal is supported by targets and indicators that help define what it means in ...

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