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Anushree Deb

Manager, Global Networks & Partnerships

Anushree Deb is the Manager of Global Networks & Partnerships at the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA).
She is an urbanist & gender consultant whose work focuses on urban inequality, financial inclusion & climate change. Her previous research has focused on inequality and lack of social protection by highlighting impediments to digital financial inclusion in India, increasing women's agency in least-developed countries in Africa & Asia, increasing climate resilience for the urban poor in Asia-Pacific, and working with state governments for increasing access to affordable housing. Anushree has a Master's degree in Global Policy Studies from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas, Austin. She also holds a Master's in Urban Policy & Governance from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India.

Articles by Anushree Deb

Empowering the Next Generation: The Progress of the Women in Clean Cooking Mentorship Program

Empowering the Next Generation: The Progress of the Women in Clean Cooking Mentorship Program

Participants reflect on the lasting impact the Women in Clean Cooking Mentorship Program will have on their careers.

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Gender Parity Is Nearly Three Centuries Away – Access to Clean Cooking Can Help Change That

Gender Parity Is Nearly Three Centuries Away – Access to Clean Cooking Can Help Change That

On International Women's Day, CCA discusses how we empower women to participate the entire clean cooking value chain.

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Supporting Women in the Clean Cooking Value Chain

Supporting Women in the Clean Cooking Value Chain

CCA spoke with Realflame's CEO about empowering women throughout the clean cooking value chain and more.

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Helping Farmers Worldwide Access a Climate-smart Solution for Cooking

Helping Farmers Worldwide Access a Climate-smart Solution for Cooking

CCA spoke to Esther Altorfer, Chief Strategy Officer at Sistema.bio, for our Women Energizing Change Series.

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An Outsider Becomes a Clean Cooking Leader in India

An Outsider Becomes a Clean Cooking Leader in India

CCA spoke to Nitisha Agrawal about the impact of the WICC Mentorship Program on her work.

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Bridging the Gap: Reaching Last-mile Consumers with Clean Cooking Gas

Bridging the Gap: Reaching Last-mile Consumers with Clean Cooking Gas

CCA spoke with Jane Ekeh about her motivation to co-found GAS360 and how she is helping to empower women.

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Raising the Bar on Clean Cooking Standards

Raising the Bar on Clean Cooking Standards

CCA spoke with Agnes Naluwagga about her experiences as a cookstove standards tester in Uganda.

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A Young Entrepreneur’s Journey to Expanding Clean Cooking in Botswana

A Young Entrepreneur’s Journey to Expanding Clean Cooking in Botswana

CCA spoke to Granny Lesiamang about her achievements and challenges as an entrepreneur in Botswana. 

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Women’s Leadership is Critical for Clean Cooking

Women’s Leadership is Critical for Clean Cooking

Concepta Ojwang, founder of a climate-tech social enterprise, discusses women’s role in the clean cooking transition.

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Rethinking the Elements of a Clean Cooking Transition

Rethinking the Elements of a Clean Cooking Transition

CCA spoke with Dipti Paudel, a chemical engineer, about artificial intelligence's role in expanding clean cooking.

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How a Women-led Investment Firm is Supporting Clean Cooking

How a Women-led Investment Firm is Supporting Clean Cooking

CCA spoke with Nathalie Prado of EcoEnterprises Fund about impact investment's role in expanding clean cooking access.

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Clearing the Air: One Woman’s Quest to Bring Clean Cooking to Families in Nepal

Clearing the Air: One Woman’s Quest to Bring Clean Cooking to Families in Nepal

Learn how the Cookstove Project Nepal's Country Director is increasing awareness of the dangers of dirty cooking.

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Engineering Her Own Path – and Paving the Way for Others

Engineering Her Own Path – and Paving the Way for Others

Rejoice Ntiriwaa, winner of CCA's 2022 Women Leaders Award, discusses what motivated her work in clean cooking.

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The Power of Youth-led Change in Clean Cooking

The Power of Youth-led Change in Clean Cooking

Learn how CCA is prioritizing youth voices to ensure meaningful youth engagement throughout the clean cooking sector.

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India May Not Have As Much Digital Financial Inclusion As It Seems

India May Not Have As Much Digital Financial Inclusion As It Seems

India’s efforts to expand financial inclusion by leveraging digital technologies have been much publicized and lauded, both within India and internationally. But how effective have they actually been?

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Inclusive Digital Economies and Gender Equality Playbook

Inclusive Digital Economies and Gender Equality Playbook

The Inclusive Digital Economies & Gender Playbook is a practical how-to guide on leveraging the market system development approach to decrease the digital and financial divide for women and girls.

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The One Thing Resilient Communities Need Most

The One Thing Resilient Communities Need Most

To be resilient, urban poor and informal households need secure tenure, which is a household’s right to reside on the land on which they are living.

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Planning, ‘Violations’, and Urban Inclusion: A Study of Bhubaneswar

Planning, ‘Violations’, and Urban Inclusion: A Study of Bhubaneswar

Most cities of the global south are partially (many a times largely) auto-constructed, defying the laws or logics of planning. Too often, this auto-construction is misrecognised simply as the “failure” and “violation” of planning, what in the Indian landscape is also called an implementation gap.

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Urban Policy Dialogues: Operationalising SDGs. Understanding Inadequacy: The view from Urban India

Urban Policy Dialogues: Operationalising SDGs. Understanding Inadequacy: The view from Urban India

This includes an assessment of the current national housing policy in India and the potential for it to incorporate a more nuanced understanding of inadequacy.

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Indispensable Yet Inaccessible: The Paradoxes of Adequate Housing in Urban India

Indispensable Yet Inaccessible: The Paradoxes of Adequate Housing in Urban India

The India: Social Development Report 2016—Disability Rights Perspectives presents new research in disability studies, a little understood subject in the social sciences and humanities in India, as also in the development discourse.

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Viability of Public Private Partnership in Building Affordable Housing in India

Viability of Public Private Partnership in Building Affordable Housing in India

Housing cannot be delinked from mobility and employment as people utilise their dwelling units not just as places to reside but also as spaces to work and generate livelihoods.

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Exclusions from Water & Sanitation in Urban India

Exclusions from Water & Sanitation in Urban India

A comprehensive, annually updated analysis on the exclusion of disadvantaged groups in India.

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Urban Housing and Exclusion

Urban Housing and Exclusion

India Exclusion Report is envisioned as a widely collaborative annual effort involving numerous institutions and individuals working with disadvantaged and marginalised communities in India.

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