Scaling Adoption of Clean Cooking Solutions through Women’s Empowerment
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves recognizes that women have critical roles to play across the entire clean cooking value chain, and has explicitly prioritized women in their mission to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean cookstoves and fuels. This Report Guide outlines common challenges and best practices for engaging and empowering women in each segment of the clean cooking value chain by examining highly successful case studies in which women play lead roles. By using this Report Guide, practitioners will be equipped with both an understanding of why women have a critical role to play, how to involve them, and the myriad of benefits that come when unleashing women’s potential. Enterprises will experience the bottom line impacts of leveraging women’s talents, and households and communities will directly benefit from the social and environmental benefits from sustained adoption of these life-saving solutions.