cookstoves

Energizing Equality: sub-Saharan Africa’s integration of gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks

A 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) analysis of 192 energy frameworks found that sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s regional leader in acknowledging gender considerations in national energy frameworks. To continue to understand the extent to which gender considerations are being integrated in national energy frameworks across SSA, IUCN GGO, in coordination with Power Africa, conducted an assessment of 45 energy frameworks from 29 different SSA countries.

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As aid agencies and NGOs worldwide increase their focus on providing lifesaving aid, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves wants to ensure that the critical energy needs of crisis-affected people are met, especially those of the women and girls, who risk their safety just to collect the fuel needed to cook their families’ meals. This paper outlines evidence and highlight gaps in knowledge on the impact that adoption of clean and/or efficient cookstoves and fuels can have on reducing the risk and incidence of gender-based violence (GBV).

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Healthy Stoves in Rural and Urban Homes and Family Businesses in Nicaragua: Asociación Fénix Programme for Improved Stoves

Asofenix is a Nicaraguan non-governmental organisation that was founded in 2001, with the objective of contributing to improve the living conditions of the rural population through the use of renewable energy sources and appropriate use of natural resources. In consequence with this objective, Asofenix believes it is relevant and a priority to address the problems […]

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Cocinas saludables en los hogares y negocios familiares rurales y urbanos de Nicaragua: Programa de cocinas mejoradas de Asociación Fénix

Asofenix es una organización no gubernamentalnicaragüense, fundada en el año 2001 con el objetivo de contribuir a mejorar las condiciones de vida de la población rural mediante el aprovechamiento de las fuentes de energías renovables y el uso adecuado de los recursos naturales. En consecuencia con este objetivo Asofenix considera pertinente y prioritario atender la […]

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At the time of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) inception, there was no organized movement to address gendered impacts of climate change at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Through ongoing commitment, time, and energy on the part of the four founding members, an expanded GGCA steering committee, Secretariat, and […]

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