PCIA and Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Presentation at 2011 ETHOS Conference

January 28-30, 2011, Kirkland, Washington

At the 2011 ETHOS Conference, Leslie Cordes, Interim Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC), and Elisa Derby of Winrock International and PCIA gave a joint presentation on GACC and PCIA.

The ETHOS Conference, hosted by Engineers in Technical and Humanitarian Opportunities of Service, brings together engineering students, researchers, scientists and NGOs who are working on research and the development of appropriate cooking technology. Conference themes include:

  • Lab research, including: insulative materials, efficiency testing, emissions monitoring, safety updates and design issues, gasifier advances, hayboxes/insulative cookers, solar cookers;
  • Field experience, including monitoring of: performance, indoor air pollution exposure, health impacts, user satisfaction, time and socio-economic impacts; awareness raising; stove promotion; involvement of volunteers and local universities; lessons and modification to approaches;
  • Efficiency versus effectiveness, and resulting design implications;
  • Technology standards: key parameters, constraints; and
  • Policy issues: role of U.S. partnerships and international donors, country-level leadership, subsidies versus commercialization.

Please see below for the presentations by Leslie Cordes and Elisa Derby.

Global Alliance ETHOS presentation_Cordes.pdf918.73 KB
PCIA ETHOS Presentation-Derby.pdf1.14 MB