Catalyzing sustainable development goals through clean cooking solutions (part II – financing for innovative clean cooking solutions)
Lack of financing is a major impediment in scaling up modern clean cooking solutions. Therefore, this session aims to facilitate a dynamic discussion on the financial aspects of clean cooking, drawing from the expertise of our panelists. This session will delve into innovative financing mechanisms and the importance of carbon financing in the clean cooking sector. Our expert panel will explore the financial barriers and opportunities in scaling clean cooking initiatives, bridging the gap between funding needs and current investments, and catalyzing sustainable development through financial innovation.
Moderator: Mr. Ash Sharma, Head of the Modern Cooking Facility for Africa, & Vice President, Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO)
Mr. Feisal Hussain, Senior Director, CCA
Mr. Lewnis Boudaoui, Senior Country Manager, OPEC Fund
Mr. Peter George, Partner and Investment Director, Spark+ Africa Fund
Ms. Faith Chege, Portfolio Manager, EEP Africa
Mr. Harry Stokes, Executive Director, Project Gaia Inc.
Ms. Michelle Hallack, Senior Specialist, World Bank