Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstoves & Fuels (GHACCO)
|Mission||Promote partnerships among members of the alliance and other actors to ensure synergy in influencing policies and stimulating actions that contribute to a vibrant cookstove industry and sustainable utilization of energy.|
|Organization Type||Non-Governmental Organization|
|Organizational Expertise||Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Carbon Finance, Climate/Environment, Finance / Investment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Health, Institutional Cooking, Livelihoods, Marketing, Microfinance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy Development, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D, Other (please describe)|
|Technologies and Fuels||Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Pellets / Briquettes, Solar, Wood|
|Clean Cooking Activities||Satisfy the needs and preferences of users, i.e. ensuring that cookstove designs are based on shape, color, and size; their durability and performance of devices to ensure quality control and standards;|
Access to finance, i.e. facilitating credit for SME manufacturers of cookstoves andÂ ensuring affordability for majority household consumers, including consumer credit; Financing support for education programs by civil society.
Stakeholder participation, i.e. ensuring active participation of the private sector, Banks, communities, community-based organizations, government and NGOs;
Public awareness, i.e. sustaining education, awareness and outreach activities to accelerate adoption
Market-based program design and implementation, i.e. ensuring relevant investment and marketing partners are in place for commercialization and scaling up.
|Partnership||Support the global efforts of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, international Is to satisfy the needs and preferences of users, i.e. ensuring that cookstove designs are based on , shape, color, and size; their durability and performance of devices to ensure quality control and standards;|
Become a beacon of best practice for the West African sub-region, that will foster a unified vision for the sector while building a common sense of engagement by all stakeholders on the most critical actions required for universal adoption of clean cook stoves and fuels.
The Ghana alliance aims to strengthen local actors working in the cookstoves sector and increase consumer awareness on the importance of fuel efficient and clean cookstoves
Support government to achieve its renewable energy policy and climate change program goals. The Alliance could potentially act as the central coordinating body to provide support and ensure effective implementation of cookstoves programs in Ghana.
|Regions Operating In||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Countries Operating In||Ghana|
|Address||c/o CookClean Ltd, C112-14 Blohum Street, Dzorwulu
c/o P.O.Box CT 11252, Cantonments
|State/Province||Greater Accra Region|
|Postal Code||CT 11282, Cantonments, Accra|
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