Joni Cook

Hivos/ENERGIA, EnDev and MECS launch Gender and Energy Innovation Facility

06th July 20, Post, Posted by

Hivos/ENERGIA, EnDev, and MECS are delighted to announce the creation of a joint Gender and Energy Innovation Facility, a new…

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To insulate or where to insulate, which is the question? Side-by-side testing to assess the benefits of adding insulation to…

16th June 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Nigel Monk, Dr Richard Blanchard and Dr John Barton (CREST, Loughborough University). Reducing the costs of cooking is…

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Opportunities for electric cooking in mini-grids

03rd June 20, Post, Posted by

By Beryl Onjala, Research Assistant at Nuvoni Research. 3 June 2020. Among the many efforts to establish sustainable and reliable…

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Just Launched: Clean Cooking Alliance 2019 Annual Report

01st June 20, Post, Posted by

The Clean Cooking Alliance (Alliance) today released its 2019 Annual Report, highlighting progress and accomplishments of the Alliance and its…

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News release: COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

28th May 20, Post, Posted by

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to…

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Domestic cooking energy markets and the contingent role of public policies

18th May 20, Post, Posted by

As MECS country-level activities increase and expand, it is becoming increasingly relevant for researchers to decipher the policy instruments public…

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Ensuring every body can cook: including people with disabilities in MECS

13th May 20, Post, Posted by

In our first piece of the new Leave No-One Behind (LNOB) blog series (introduction to the series here), Dr Amita…

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The imperative for Leaving No-One Behind and the MECS programme

13th May 20, Post, Posted by

By Dr Joni Cook This blog discusses the central importance of the ‘Leave No-One Behind’ (LNOB) agenda to the aims…

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Using Covid-19 recovery plans to tackle the root causes of noncommunicable diseases

04th May 20, Post, Posted by

An opinion piece by Dr Simon Batchelor (MECS), Sheila Oparaocha (ENERGIA/Hivos) & Hon. Dr. Kandeh.K. Yumkella (TENN). Covid-19 is devastating…

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The critical urgency for advancing clean cooking solutions in light of the Covid-19 pandemic

22nd April 20, Post, Posted by

By Prof. Ed Brown, MECS Research Director. Building on some of the issues raised in the current MECS newsletter, our…

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