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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Report: Five Years of Impact: 2010-2015

Case study.

Five years ago the global community came together with a common vision — to shine a light on and change the way millions of people in developing countries cook. While there have been efforts in the past to ensure the poorest among us no longer prepare their food as our ancestors did hundreds of years ago — over smoky, toxic fires — there was a growing consensus that in order to better address this silent killer, a fresh, comprehensive market-based approach was needed. Based on this vision, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves was created. With the goal of enabling the adoption of 100 million clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020, the Alliance uses a market-based approach to bring together a diverse group of actors across government, development, NGOs, academia, and the private sector to work toward a common goal. Now, five years later, a movement is clearly building across the cookstoves and fuels sector. Just halfway through its 10-year plan, the Alliance has made tremendous strides, and we couldn’t be more pleased with its progress. The issue of clean cooking is no longer on the sidelines of development, and the sector is well on its way to becoming a healthy market, thanks in large part to the Alliance’s impressive roster of more than 1,300 partners. Rarely does the global community have the opportunity to address a problem where the societal benefits from concerted action are so far-reaching — touching on health, environment, climate, women’s empowerment, and livelihoods. The impact of the Alliance and its partners has the potential to be nothing short of transformative, and to achieve our vision, we must remain committed to working toward universal adoption of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels over the next five years and many more to come.

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Date Of Record Release 2018-07-26 21:38:58
Description Case study.

Five years ago the global community came together with a common vision — to shine a light on and change the way millions of people in developing countries cook. While there have been efforts in the past to ensure the poorest among us no longer prepare their food as our ancestors did hundreds of years ago — over smoky, toxic fires — there was a growing consensus that in order to better address this silent killer, a fresh, comprehensive market-based approach was needed. Based on this vision, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves was created. With the goal of enabling the adoption of 100 million clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020, the Alliance uses a market-based approach to bring together a diverse group of actors across government, development, NGOs, academia, and the private sector to work toward a common goal. Now, five years later, a movement is clearly building across the cookstoves and fuels sector. Just halfway through its 10-year plan, the Alliance has made tremendous strides, and we couldn’t be more pleased with its progress. The issue of clean cooking is no longer on the sidelines of development, and the sector is well on its way to becoming a healthy market, thanks in large part to the Alliance’s impressive roster of more than 1,300 partners. Rarely does the global community have the opportunity to address a problem where the societal benefits from concerted action are so far-reaching — touching on health, environment, climate, women’s empowerment, and livelihoods. The impact of the Alliance and its partners has the potential to be nothing short of transformative, and to achieve our vision, we must remain committed to working toward universal adoption of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels over the next five years and many more to come.
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Keyword Cookstoves, Energy
Date Of Record Creation 2018-07-26 21:36:24
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Date Last Modified 2018-07-26 21:38:58
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2018-07-26 21:36:24 (W3C-DTF)

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