Technical Report - State of Clean and Improved Cooking Sector 2015

    This report was commissioned and coordinated by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank. The project team was led by Venkata Ramana Putti (ESMAP) and comprised Srilata Kammila (ESMAP) and Sumi Mehta (Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves). The report relied on input from a wide cross-section of World Bank staff, numerous industry experts, manufacturers, distributors, policymakers, and non-governmental organizations, including interviews with over 100 global players in the clean and improved cooking energy sector. Critical advisory and technical input came from World Bank colleagues Koffi Ekouevi, Klas Sander, Masami Kojima, Laurent Durix, Yabei Zhang, Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee, Xiaoping Wang, Christophe de Gouvello, Sameer Akbar, Katie Kennedy Freeman, Wendy Hughes, Alain Ouedraogo, and Dana Rysankova; Lasse Ringius and Luiz Maurer from the International Finance Corporation; and Leslie Cordes, Ranyee Chiang, Jennifer Tweddell, Donee Alexander, and Julie Ipe from the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves.