Posted: Jul 25, 2017
Sector News
  Since the adoption of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the UN annually convenes the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). This gathering brings UN agencies, member states, business leaders, and civil societ...
Posted: Jun 27, 2017
Partner Spotlight
  As the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, the World Food Programme (WFP) is dedicated to achieving a Zero Hunger world by 2030. Under this vision, WFP’s Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) initiative ...
Posted: Jun 27, 2017
Alliance News
  The Alliance has released the first Call for Concepts for its new grant facility – the Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF).  With support from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), HCCF will provide two grant...
Posted: Jun 20, 2017
Press Release
  In observance of World Refugee Day, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves has announced the upcoming launch of its new grant facility the Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF).  With support from the Norwegian Agency for Development ...
Posted: Apr 26, 2017
Alliance News
  A new clean cooking program is working to improve public health in Nepal, where household air pollution (HAP) accounts for over 18,000 deaths each year. The program aims to combat this through a series of measures to promote smoke-free k...
Posted: Apr 22, 2017
Sector News
  A new book advocates for a more aggressive approach to address climate change. Drawdown, released this month by author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken, highlights some of the most pressing solutions – including clean cooking – to sig...
Posted: Mar 29, 2017
Sector News
  The African Climate Technology Center (ACTC) has the mission of supporting Sub-Saharan countries in scaling-up the adoption of clean technologies for adaptation and mitigation, through activities that include knowledge creation and ...
Posted: Mar 29, 2017
Partner Spotlight
  Since 2006, Washington, D.C.-based International Lifeline Fund has worked in refugee and IDP camps, emergency settings, and commercialized markets to enable sustainable access to fuel-efficient cooking technologies. Throughout this time, Life...
Posted: Mar 26, 2017
Sector News
  The Alliance and wPOWER hub co-hosted a panel discussion in coordination with UN Women’s 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to highlight energy access as a key driver of gender equality. The event showcased the ...
Posted: Mar 23, 2017
Media Coverage
  To explore the ways people are working to address air pollution issues around the world, BBC recently hosted a special series called “So I Can Breathe.” The week of programming featured stories on a broad range of ongoing interven...
Posted: Mar 22, 2017
Partner News
  To assist the government of Ghana in its goal to scale up clean cookstoves to 50 percent of the population by 2020, Alliance partner World Education trained community-based peer educators around Accra on the benefits of clean cooking. Th...
Posted: Mar 20, 2017
Alliance News
    MEET WOMEN IN ENERGY WHO INSPIRE US by UN Foundation on Exposure
Posted: Mar 18, 2017
Sector News
  More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments, according to a new WHO report. A major cause is smoke due to the use of unclean fuels and inefficient stoves for cooking, which puts children...
Posted: Mar 14, 2017
Press Release
  The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced today the launch of the 4th annual Women’s Empowerment Fund, which is designed to empower women energy entrepreneurs who are increasing access to much-needed cookstoves and fuel within ...
Posted: Feb 27, 2017
Sector News
  From February 14-16, 2017 the Alliance and the wPower Hub hosted an interactive workshop on women’s energy entrepreneurship in Nairobi, Kenya. The event brought together nearly 100 people from 14 countries in Sub Saharan Africa, Asia, L...

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