The Alliance Priority Countries
Through Igniting Change and the Alliance’s strategic business plan we have prioritized a range of activities on the global level to strengthen markets, including: attracting social investment, making it easier and cheaper for cookstove enterprises to access carbon finance and driving technological innovation.
In parallel, we are targeting our resources at the regional and country level following a data-driven approach that considered potential impact, scalability, opportunity to test innovative business models, leveraging other resources, and greatest need.
In September 2012 the Alliance prioritized six countries for immediate engagement during Phase I of our business plan (2012-14):
Here, the Alliance will work with all stakeholders to deliver a wide range of market enabling activities – collecting and publishing market information, working with governments to create favorable regulatory and policy environments, and enhancing the clean cooking value-chain through capacity building and improved access to finance.
The Alliance will continue national stakeholder consultations in the following countries by prioritizing 1-2 targeted interventions that will help overcome market barriers and take the market to the next level: