Rwanda targets to decrease the use of charcoal and fire wood by 2018, in an effort to help protect the country's forest cover and avert disastrous effects of climate change, Rwanda Environment Mana

Morogoro — Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Jumanne Maghembe has estimated charcoal consumption to increase to 4.6 tonnes by 2030 from 2.3 tonnes in 2012 unless concerted efforts are taken to

Greening the wood energy sector holds a vast potential for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving rural livelihoods, FAO said on the occasion of the UN's International Day of Forests. Up to seven percent of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans come from the production and use of fuelwood and charcoal.

The approach of the study contains the brief literature review on the industrial consumption and production of charcoal in India. Based on this and the pre-set objectives, the study problems were formulated.

Bauchi — A local government area in Bauchi State has introduced measures to curb the menace of tree felling.

CHARCOAL producers and traders in Livingstone and Kazungula districts in Southern Province have increased the price of the commodity citing scarcity of trees.

Approximately 95% of households in Mozambique burn solid fuels for cooking, contributing to elevated indoor and outdoor fine particulate matter (PM2.5) concentrations and subsequent health and climate impacts. Little is known about the potential health and climate benefits of various approaches for expanding the use of cleaner stoves and fuels in Mozambique.

In order to minimize the enormous amount of air pollution generated by unregulated West Bank charcoal kilns, Israeli and Palestinian authorities are establishing a modern production factory in the

This working paper presents findings and insights from a study of stove users in Kenya, providing insights on successful marketing strategies, in particular how behaviour change techniques and good after-sales relationships can help stove implementers to exploit social multiplier effects.

MINISTER of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Jean Kapata says Government will soon ban the production of and trade in charcoal and initiate alternative sources of fuel.

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