Lessons, Experiences, and Opportunities Shaping Cookstove and Fuel Markets in Latin America

Latin Americas have been designing, manufacturing, and distributing improved cookstoves since the 1980s and have acquired vast experience. Sector experts and leaders across the region from Mexico to Bolivia will discuss past achievements and future activity in research, stove distribution, and investment opportunities. This session will provide an overview of regional activities for investors, public and private sector organizations, and researchers that either already work or are interested in working in Latin America.


Victor Berrueta, ASHOKA Fellow, Energia Rural, GIRA
Víctor Cordero, Energy Advisor, Cooking, GIZ Peru
Richard Grinnell, Regional Director of Market Development, Latin America, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Arthur Laurent, Co-Founder and President, Microsol
Hugo Teni, Energy Project Analyst, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Guatemala
Marcelo Gorritty, Senior Researcher, Institute for Chemical Process Development, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Bolivia
Ilse Ruiz-Mercado, Assistant Professor, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
Omar Masera, Director, Biomass Cookstove Innovation and Evaluation Centre (LINEB), Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)

Breakout Session
Location: Britannia Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm