May 19, 2014
Location: Beijing, China

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China and the Ministry of Agriculture are co-hosting the China National Cookstove and Fuels Conference on May 19-20, 2014 in Beijing, China. The Vice-Chair of NDRC, Minister Xie Zhenhua has recently joined Alliance’s Leadership Council. The Alliance will host an appointment ceremony for him during the conference.

The Alliance has partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture to conduct an in-depth China cookstove and fuels market assessment. The study identified six provinces based on their representations of regional variations in climate, geography, fuel availability and stove types that are currently used: Liaoning, Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Chongqing and Shaanxi. Initial results from the assessment will be shared at this conference. The findings and recommendations will be carried over to the 13th Five-Year Plan in shaping China’s next national clean stove program and other government stove policies.

The rest components of the conference include:
•    presentations and knowledge sharing from other stakeholders;
•    discussions on South-South collaboration through clean stoves supply chain;
•    announcement of Alliance China Ambassador
•    discussions on national and ISO standards
•    Finance and investment for manufacturers  
•    Clean stove exhibition

CLICK THIS LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE AGENDA!

To download a copy of the official invitation letter, please click here.

The Alliance will provide travel support to eligible participants from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda, more information about how to apply will be posted the week of April 7th. Register for travel support here.

To RSVP for the China National Cookstoves and Fuels Conference contact china@cleancookstoves.org by Tuesday, May 6th with the following information for each person attending the conference:

Name
Organization
Title
Mailing Address
Phone Number
Email address

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact: Jichong Wu at jwu@unfoundation.org

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