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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

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Clean Cooking Alliance
Formation21 September 2010 (2010-09-21)
HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
Chief Executive Officer[1]
Dymphna van der Lans
Parent organization
United Nations Foundation
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The Clean Cooking Alliance is a non-profit organization operating with the support of the United Nations Foundation.[2] According to the World Health Organization, 4.3 million people a year die from health problems attributable to household air pollution from the use of polluting open fires and inefficient fuels for cooking.[3] The Alliance was announced in 2010 by then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.[4] Dymphna previously working as CEO for Clinton Climate Initiative organization.

They also provide grants for research and initiatives that support the aims of the Alliance,[5] advocate for international standards for stove manufacturers[6] and coordinate research and knowledge of the issues surrounding the use of clean cookstoves.[7]


A number of celebrities and musical artists have used their platforms to shed light on an issue that affects 3 billion people worldwide, including American actor Julia Roberts, world-renowned chef Jose Andres[8], Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana Samira Bawumia[9], celebrated Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor[10], China's Zhao Wei,[11] and Ghana's Rocky Dawuni.[12]


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  2. ^ "Clean Cooking Alliance : Our Work". Clean Cooking Alliance. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Household air pollution". World Health Organization.
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  5. ^ "Clean Cooking Alliance : Resource Mobilization". Clean Cooking Alliance. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  6. ^ "Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves : Promote International Standards". Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.
  7. ^ "Clean Cooking Alliance".
  8. ^ "Jose Andres Named Culinary Ambassador Of The Global Clean Cookstove Alliance - Blog - View - News - Jose Andres". Retrieved 2018-03-27.
  9. ^ "Samira Bawumia named ambassador of Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves". Retrieved 2018-03-27.
  10. ^ "Cooking With Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor | Rocky Dawuni". Rocky Dawuni. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2018-03-27.
  11. ^ "China's Zhao Wei Joins Alliance as Newest Ambassador". Clean Cooking Alliance. 18 December 2014.
  12. ^ "Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Names Rocky Dawuni as Ambassador!". Clean Cooking Alliance. September 26, 2012.
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