Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves Provides Lessons To Help Public-Private Partnerships Achieve Development Goals

Huffington Post: Lessons for the Next Global Development Agenda
Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation, and R. Venkataramanan, executive trustee of the Tata Trusts

“…Public-private partnerships will play a key role in driving progress on the new global development agenda. Take the issue of cooking, for example. … Transforming how three billion people cook so cooking no longer kills is no simple task: clean cooking is an energy issue, a health issue, an environmental issue, a women’s empowerment issue, and in many countries, it is also a social and cultural issue. … The United Nations Foundation and Tata Trusts, along with numerous partners and donors, are working with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves … As the international community looks ahead to implementing the new global goals, many of the lessons from the Alliance’s operating model could help strengthen public-private partnerships that will work on the next development agenda. Specifically, here are four recommendations … Engage early and often with the people and communities that you aim to reach. … Go local. … Make financing flexible and accessible. … Define priorities. Create metrics. Measure effectiveness…” (10/28).

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