Dr. Carl Wang attending the U.S. EPA intensive training workshop for cookstove regional testing and knowledge centers at Research Triangle Park, NC

The workshop was held January 28 – February 1, 2013 in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) brought technical staff from testing and knowledge centers together as a consortium to provide trainings, establish best practices and common data formats to share and integrate testing results.  This workshop is the first in a series of capacity building workshops, which will focus on establishing a laboratory, quality assurance, and equipment maintenance and calibration.