Prakti founder raising further awareness about improved cookstoves at the New African Connection conference, OsloPosted: June 25, 2011
Prakti founder and CEO Dr Mouhsine Serrar was invited by CARE to take part in the New African Connection Conference held in Oslo on June 21st and 22nd.
The conference was opened by his Royal Highness Crown Prins Haakon of Norway. Then a panel discussion took place featuring Kofi Annan, Ted Turner and Gro Harlem Brundtland, all members of the UN Foundations Board. The second day of the conference featured a range of speakers from both private and public sectors within areas of healthcare, finance and new technologies.As the co-chair of the Technology and Fuels working group of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, Mouhsine explained the challenges met in disseminating improved cookstoves, and in particulat how to compete with the free open fires.
Mouhsine’s talk can be watched here.