Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves - The Beginning

Last Modified: Fri Apr 15 2016 17:13:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2010
    Launched in September of that year by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative, the Alliance, hosted by the UN Foundation, is at the forefront of efforts to promote the adoption of clean cooking solutions and spur universal adoption of clean cookstoves and fuels.
  • 100 million
    number of households the Alliance seeks to foster the adoption of clean cookstoves and fuels by 2020.
  • 350
    international experts from a cross-section of the clean cooking and related sectors were convened to come up with an approach to provide safe, affordable, and accessible clean cooking solutions. Their report, "Igniting Change", outlined a three-pronged approach:
  • #1
    Enhancing demand for clean cookstoves and fuels
  • #2
    Strengthening the supply of clean cookstoves and fuels
  • #3
    Fostering the enabling environment for a thriving market for clean cooking solutions
  • 2010 - 2014
    Phase I of the 10 year plan.