March 06, 2014
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

With funding support from the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) a consortium of organizations led by Practical Action has been carrying-out a study on gender and livelihoods impacts of Clean Cookstoves in South Asia. The study aims to analyze impacts of clean cooking solutions on women mainly on their overall quality of life, livelihood enhancement, and gender equity. Likewise, the study analyzes impacts of women involvement in the cookstove value chain and stove adoption. The research is near to completion. The draft final report is ready so the study team is going to share the research findings to the key stakeholders and get their feedback as following

• At Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India on 6 March 2014 2014 jointly organized by Regional Centre for Development Cooperation (RCDC) and Practical Action. For detail information contact Ms. Shikha Srivastava

• At Kullu, Himanchal Pardesh, India jointly by Practical Action and Jagriti on (date not finalized yet). For detail information contact Ms. Mamta Chandar


• At Kathmandu, Nepal on 20 February 2014 jointly by Practical Action South Asia Regional Office, Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), Nepal Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and Indoor Air Pollution and Health Forum. For detail information contact Mr. Min Bikram Malla

• At Bangalore, India on 26 February 2014 jointly by TIDE, Jagriti and Practical Action. For detail information contact Ms. Svati  Bhogle

• At Dhaka, Bangladesh on 26 February 2014 by Practical Action Consulting. For detail information contact Ms. Maliha Shahjahan