REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR STOVE MODELS TO BE INCLUDED IN GHANA CONSUMER STUDY Read More
Cookstove smoke kills 1 person every 16 seconds - almost half the world's population still cooks food, boils water, and warms their homes by burning wood, animal and agricultural waste, and coal in open fires or rudimentary cookstoves.Scroll The Story
Daily exposure to the harmful smoke from traditional cooking practices is one of the world's biggest - but least known - killers. In fact, smoke from traditional cookstoves and open fires causes 4 million premature deaths annually with women and young children the most affected.
In addition, women and children face severe personal risks as they search for fuel, especially near refugee camps and in conflict zones. Inefficient cookstoves contribute to climate change through the emissions of greenhouse gasses and black carbon.
as we build a thriving global market for clean cooking solutions. Through targeted research and ongoing innovations in design and performance, we can make clean cooking more affordable and accessible by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
The Alliance is one of the two ways the UN Foundation fights the deadly disease
New partnerships, announcements highlight Alliance 3rd anniversary celebration
Partners can apply for the Alliance’s two grants, the Pilot Innovation Fund and Women’s Empowerment Fund
Advances in investments, standards, partnerships highlight Alliance’s third year of operations. (PDF)
Scaling Adoption of Clean Cooking Solutions Through Women’s Empowerment (PDF)