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 used to formally establish the PAESFA platform and elected (by acclamation), the former first lady of Madagascar, Her excellency Mialy Rajoelina as the first President of PAESFA. The delegate further agreed and adopted the constitution of GHACCO as transition measure for the running of the Alliance till PAEFSA develops and adopts its constitution. GHACCO and Ghana for that matter was unanimously nominated to host the Secretariat of the Alliance, while the Chairperson maintains her Secretariat with her Personal Assistants in Madagascar.