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GHACCO SIGNS CONTRACT WITH ENI GHANA TO IMPLEMENT THE ENI-WORLD BANK RURAL CLEAN COOKING PROJECT IN 10 COMMUNITIES IN ELEMEBELLE DISTRICT

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GHACCO will be implementing the Rural Clean Cooking Project upon signing a contract with ENI-World Bank to create access to rural woodfuel stoves in Ellembelle DistrictThe Rural Clean Cooking Pilot Project is primarily designed to promote access to improved domestic woodfuel cookstoves, as a way of helping to reduce exposure to unhealthy wood-smoke and deforestation […]

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Clean Cooking System Can Work In Ghana

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Access to clean cookstoves and Fuels is needed in Ghana to help address deforestation, climate change, reduce indoor air pollution and improve the livelihoods and environment of rural households and women processors in Ghana and Africa THE GENESISIn Ghana, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (2012) report indicates that Ghana is losing its forest […]

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GHACCO holds Inception Meeting of a Global Project

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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 […]

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GHACCO SUPPORTS RVO PROJECTS VISIT ACTIVITIES IN GHANA

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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, […]

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GHACCO ESTABLISHES PAN AFRICAN ETHANOL STOVES AND FUELS ALLIANCE(PAEFSA)

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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 […]

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WOODFUELS AND CLEAN COOKING

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Woodfuels account for over 70% of total primary energy supply and about 60% of the final energy demand. The supply of primary woodfuel in 2009 was estimated to be 20 million tonnes. The supply of firewood was estimated to be 9.2 million tonnes, whilst that of charcoal was estimated to be 2.2 million tonnes in […]