Kirk R. Smith   |   2010
Type: Research Report
Topic: Adoption
Country: Global
Extensive world press coverage attended the speech by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on September 21, 2010 announcing the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. The Alliance, which is coordinated through the United Nations Foundation (UNF), is a unique and innovative combination of founding partner organizations that signed up to the goal of providing 100 million clean cookstoves by 2020. Its objective is to reduce the significant health and other impacts of current use of household biomass fuels in the world's poorest households. As of the launch, some US$60 million had been committed to the Alliance of the $250 million goal.