Alliance partners submitted more than 300 abstracts to be considered for the 2015 Clean Cooking Forum.  This overwhelming response reflects the great diversity and growth of activities and partnerships across the sector.

We are currently evaluating the abstracts to build an agenda that maximizes value for enterprises and practitioners across the value chain – to ensure that you leave the event with practical knowledge that improves your work.

The richness of the submissions will enable us to highlight areas that are critical to scaling the sector:

  • Reaching consumers with marketing and communications that are driving demand and changing behaviors
  • Increasing access to cookstoves and fuels by expanding distribution efforts to the last mile
  • Growth in the range and scale of financing and capacity building for enterprises
  • Developments in standards and testing that are shaping the industry and that will play a key role in informing consumers
  • Advances in technology and fuels that are expanding the range of quality options available to consumers
  • Growing use of mobile technology for monitoring and evaluation, and for reaching consumers
  • Mainstreaming gender across the value chain to increase effectiveness and impact
  • Further growth in the evidence base supporting the positive impacts of expanding use of cleaner and more efficient cookstoves and fuels

Based on your feedback from the 2013 Forum in Cambodia, the agenda will include more time for networking, side meetings and discussions with fellow attendees.  We will also invite speakers from outside our sector so that we may learn how they have approached similar challenges.

Click here to view the preliminary agenda. Please check back frequently for updates to the schedule.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 Clean Cooking Forum, which promises to be an educational, rewarding, and enjoyable opportunity to join hundreds of stakeholders looking to share knowledge, build capacity, and forge new partnerships as we build a thriving global market for clean cooking solutions.