The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a potential applied research study on clean cooking and unpaid work. Contingent on approval of funding (up to $150,000), the Alliance is seeking to identify qualified partners to help improve the sector’s understanding of the impacts on girls and women’s livelihoods, well-being, and education through cleaner and more efficient cooking, and leverage ongoing efforts to conduct an intensive focus on time poverty. This RFQ seeks partners actively engaged in a) ongoing clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels distribution programs with the potential to assess impacts on time poverty in the near future; and/or b) livelihood generation activities for women and/or education activities for adolescent girls that could potentially add on a clean cooking intervention and assess impacts on time poverty. Partners must demonstrate the capability to leverage ongoing monitoring and evaluation efforts to collect additional data around time use, income, household expenditures, and education.
The Alliance will give strong preference for partners operating in Bangladesh, China, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, and Uganda. Of particular interest are locations where women and girls are spending significant amounts of time collecting and/or processing fuel.
For more information and to download the RFQ, please click here