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Recording available: joint IAS-STEER lecture 'Leveraging the health argument as a driver for evidence-based multisectoral action on clean cooking in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)'

24th March 2023

The Loughborough Institute of Advanced Studies and the Loughborough Centre for Sustainable Transitions: Energy, Environment and Resilience (STEER) hosted a public lecture as part of the IAS Breathe annual theme of events on Tuesday 21 March 2023 (17:00-18:00 GMT), where IAS Visiting Fellow Heather Adair-Rohani, who leads the work on energy and health at the World Health Organization, outlined the health burden of biomass based cooking practices and highlighted some of the policy and programmatic challenges of achieving clean cooking in the past. Solutions for overcoming these challenges were shared, emphasizing the importance of intersectoral collaboration between the health, clean cooking and sustainable development sectors in order to catalyse modern energy access policy development and implementation referencing.

Opportunity: Women in Modern Energy Cooking (WMEC) initiative launched