October 14, 2016
Location: The Faculty Club at UC Berkeley
Country: United States

You are Cordially Invited to:

Roundtable Discussion with Radha Muthiah, CEO of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Igniting a Thriving Market for Clean Cooking in Developing Countries

Co-hosted with the Household Energy, Health & Climate Research Group, UC Berkeley

 

Venue: The Faculty Club at UC Berkeley

Date: Friday, October 14, 2016

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Refreshments will be served

 

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a public-private partnership that works to reduce emissions from the use of solid fuels for household cooking, invites new and existing partners to join an informal roundtable to learn more about the initiative’s progress in developing a thriving market for clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels. This event will include an overview of the Alliance’s progress to date in supporting enterprise development, investment, humanitarian interventions, gender empowerment, behavior change communications, standards, research, and advocacy, and discuss the sector’s progress in fostering the universal adoption of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels.

 

To RSVP: Email events@cleancookstoves.org

 

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About The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is an initiative of the United Nations Foundation which seeks to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. The Alliance’s goal calls for 100 million households to adopt clean and efficient stoves and fuels by 2020. The Alliance is working with over 1,600 public, private and non-profit partners to help overcome the market barriers which currently impede the production, deployment and use of clean cookstoves and fuels in the developing world.

 

About the Household Energy. Health &  Climate Research Group,  UC Berkeley

The Household Energy, Health & Climate Research Group at UC Berkeley is the oldest research group in the world focusing on the energy, climate, and health impacts of household fuel use. The research group focuses on environmental and health issues in developing countries, particularly those related to health-damaging and climate-changing air pollution from household energy use, and currently conducts field measurements and health-effects studies in India and Nepal. In addition, it develops and deploys small, smart and cheap microchip-based monitors for use in these settings. 

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