International Women’s Day A Reminder To Increase SAFE Access to Energy for Girls and Women
On this International Women’s Day, it is important to keep in mind the millions of girls and women living in energy poverty, risking their lives to cook food for their families every day. Around the world, they work long arduous hours to secure the fuel needed by their households and to cook their families’ meals. In humanitarian settings, they often endure even more appalling hardships – they are forced to leave the relative safety of camps to collect firewood in the surrounding areas, increasing their vulnerability to the risk of gender-based and physical violence.
Radha’s Message for February 2014
I have just returned from a very productive trip to Kenya which included significant progress in further catalyzing the clean cookstoves and fuels sector in the country, and advancing discussion on issues relevant to the market.
Finalists Announced for the Sankalp-Alliance Award for Innovation in Clean Cooking Solutions
For the second consecutive year, Sankalp Forum and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves will offer the Sankalp-Alliance Award for Innovation in Clean Cooking Solutions 2014 to support early stage clean cooking businesses doing business in India.
Let’s Cook Kenya Finalist for World Cookbook Awards
Chef Corps member Susan Kamau has a new cookbook that’s garnering a lot of global attention. The book “Let’s Cook Kenya” has been shortlisted in the Best Authors and Chefs/TV category for the Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards.
Alliance Supporters and Thought-Leaders Get an In-depth Look at the Kenyan Clean Cooking Sector
Among the multitude of Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) activities in Kenya earlier this month , the Alliance hosted a group of key bilateral, philanthropic, and corporate supporters and thought-leaders to view firsthand the successes and challenges of the clean cooking sector in Kenya