OUR FOCUS AREAS
Making a huge contribution to the awareness creation strategy of GHACCO is the link with women’s groups to help stimulate the adoption of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels. In this respect, 40 women have been out-doored as improved Cooking Solutions Advocates and provided with an improved cookstove each. These women are chosen from the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions and will receive training to also become trainers of other women and women’s groups.
GHACCO is designing “incentive structures” which would specify clear rewards for intended results from members who would through word of mouth, adverts among others who will bring potential stakeholders into the alliance. In this regard GHACCO is considering recommending membership-based commissions. This way, it has created social media platform on “WhatsApp” to sustain the interest of members by keeping them updated on current issues. The alliance is also making efforts at crossing the Greater Accra and Ashanti regional borders to network with other women’s groups across the country.
Strategy to raise funds has been designed to address the specific needs of the sector. These includes market deployment policy for clean cookstoves and Fuels by which government procures, agreed quantities of clean biomass Cookstoves for vulnerable households such as recipients of the LEAP grants. However, the government would procure cookstoves from members of GHACCO directly or through the Alliance. Moreover, focus has been placed on exploring external funding opportunities and also emphasize members’ commitment to the payment of their dues. Concrete steps that have been initiated comprise; The facilitation of the formation of a committee to implement GHACCO’s fundraising strategies.
GHACCO participated in the inception workshop of the Global project “Mitigating the Health Impacts of Toxic Pollution in Low and Middle-Income Countries” held at the Alisa Hotel on the 23rd of May 2018. The project was also launched by the Hon. Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and innovation (MESTI), Prof. Frimpong during the inception workshop. The project […]
The Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and Fuels (GHACCO) has called on the Government for a comprehensive and dedicated national policy on clean cookstoves and fuels sector in Ghana. According to GHACCO, the passage of the policy would contribute significantly to the work of its members to help address the numerous challenges facing them and […]
The Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and Fuels provided support to the Project visit activities for Derk de Haan of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) between 19th – 23rd March, 2018 in Ghana. The main objective of the project was to support actors engaged in clean cooking market development in the country to build an enabling environment, […]
GHACCO hosted the maiden convening of the Pan African Ethanol Stoves and Fuels Alliance(PAESFA) which was held between 5th and 6th of February 2018 in Ghana. Delegates from 11 countries including Ethiopia, Mali, Ghana, Madagascar, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Ivory Cost, Rwanda, Nigeria and Senegal, represented their respective country alliances at the convening. The maiden event was […]
COUNCIL OF AMBASSSODORS
MRS. SAMIRA BAWUMIA
GLOBAL AMBASSADOR, GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR CLEAN COOKSTOVES
HAJIA ALIMA MAHAMA
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEMBER, CLEAN COOKING ALLIANCE
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