Catalyzing sustainable development goals through clean cooking solutions (part I – High level statements followed by sharing lessons from clean cooking policies and projects implementation)

The side event will focus on issues pertaining to clean cooking. The side-event is conducted in three parts.

Part one will kick off with an opening session/high level segment that will include statements from partner organizations and leaders in clean cooking.

The session will showcase and discuss successful experience in implementing clean cooking initiatives at country level. This segment will provide insights into successful policies, challenges faced, and lessons learned, contributing to a collective understanding of effective policy implementation in scaling clean cooking.

High-level statements:

Ms. Haidara Fatou, Deputy to the DG and Managing Director, Global Partnerships and External Relations UNIDO on behalf of Mr. Gerd Müller, Director General, UNIDO
Mr. Abdulhamid Alkhalifa, Director General, OPEC FUND
Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO, SeforALL
Mr. Kandeh Yumkella, Chairman, Presidential Initiative on Climate Change, Renewable Energy and Food Security and Representing Sierra Leone on Council on Ethanol Clean Cooking
Ms. Dymphna van der Lans, Chief Executive Officer, Clean Cooking Alliance
Mr. Alexander Haack, Programme Manager, ENDEV/GIZ on behalf of Ms Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, CEO, GIZ

Panel on Sharing Lessons from Clean Cooking Policies and Projects Implementation

Moderator: Ms. Caroline Ochieng, Finance Specialist, SEforALL


Mr. Thierry Andriantsoa, Secretary General, Ministry of Energy and Hydrocarbons of Madagascar, GOM
Mr. Emilian Nyanda, Senior Energy Officer, Ministry of Energy of Tanzania
Mr. Dan Marangu, Director, Renewable Energy Directorate, Ministry for Energy and Petroleum Kenya
Ms. Justine Akumu, Energy Officer, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Uganda
Ms. Lindsay Umalla, Director of Market Strengthening, CCA
Mr. Ed Brown, Research Director, Modern Energy Cooking Services Programme, MECS


Nov 02 2023


11:30 am - 1:00 pm