Stove Reseach and Design: Focus on Research

This panel will share the results of new research on stoves, combustion, and materials, where investigators also aimed to improve technology performance while maximizing affordability and usability. Speakers will share new ways that researchers and designers are connecting their work with user feedback and creating a pathway for bringing new ideas to the cookstoves and […]

No Boundaries: Household to Ambient Pollution

Smoke from the use of solid fuels for cooking is a major contributor to ambient air pollution in many parts of the world. This session highlights how reducing household air pollution (HAP) can improve ambient air quality. Examples from Asia will be presented. Speakers: Cao Junji, Director of Institute and Earth Environment, China Academy of […]

Climate and Health Co-Benefits of Clean Cooking

The health and climate co-benefits of clean cooking are an important field of study in cookstove research. This session highlights how evidence on the health and climate impacts of short-lived climate pollutants is being used to inform new black carbon standards and create a global advocacy plan. Target audience includes researchers, donors, investors, and cookstove […]

Marketing from the Enterprise Point of View

This session will focus on the experiences of cookstove and fuel enterprises in marketing their products and creating brand recognition among consumers. Presenters will share their learnings from interactions with consumers, as well as distribution and promotional partnerships. Participants will discuss their own success stories, as well as the challenges they faced and how strategies […]

New Developments In Lab and Field Testing

Laboratory and field testing is necessary to evaluate, communicate, and improve performance and quality of cookstoves and fuels, and thus improve adoptions. The latest stove and fuel testing methods and results will be presented along with a discussion of how laboratory testing compares across different organizations, methods, stove types, fuel types, and geographies. This discussion […]

Reaching the Last Mile: Scaling Distribution of Stoves and Fuels

Reaching the last mile is a key challenge for scaling up supply of cookstoves and fuels, particularly in rural settings. This session will look at a variety of distribution models used by Alliance partners and include a discussion of success stories, challenges, and lessons learned, which cookstove and fuel implementers can then apply to their […]

Successful Approaches for Integrating Gender Throughout the Value Chain

This session will present case studies of successful women at all levels of the value chain in order to leverage women’s ability to impact adoption. Participants will learn how to apply universal best-practices from the Alliance’s Resource Guide, and will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the type of tools that would be most […]

Learning from Behavior Change Interventions in Other Sectors

Achieving substantial health, social, and economic benefits through clean cooking requires behavior change on a large scale. The clean cooking sector is not alone in tackling behavior change challenges and can benefit from lessons learned in other sectors. Panelists will present examples of behavior change interventions in the WASH, HIV/AIDs, and solar lighting sectors in […]

Tricks of the Trade: Tools for Tracking and Monitoring Stove and Fuel Use

This panel is an interactive session to demo and showcase the best practices and latest tools for tracking and monitoring stove use meant for a non-technical audience. Presenters will demonstrate each tool’s ability, cost, ease of use, etc., so that practitioners gain an understanding of the various options available for monitoring stove use. Participants will […]