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  • B3 Annex 4. Encouraging sustainable charcoal production
    B3 Annex 4. Encouraging sustainable charcoal production

    Under a sustainable management regime, the use of charcoal in pig iron and steel production can offset greenhouse gas emissions that would otherwise occur if the steel were produced using fossil fuels. In one Clean Development Mechanism initiative, funds from the sale of carbon credits are being used to encourage sustainable charcoal production

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  • Evaluation of Small-Scale Sustainable Charcoal
    Evaluation of Small-Scale Sustainable Charcoal

    their personal incomes. This study will also serve as an example for emerging small-scale sustainable charcoal enterprises. The findings will result in recommendations for increasing sustainable charcoal yields for small-scale production at the DNRC. Figure 1. Location of the study site, the Drylands Natural Resource Center

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  • [PDF] Towards sustainable charcoal production and trade
    [PDF] Towards sustainable charcoal production and trade

    Towards sustainable charcoal production and trade in Baringo County @inproceedings{Bourne2020TowardsSC, title={Towards sustainable charcoal production and trade in Baringo County}, author={M. Bourne and P. Sola and M. Njenga and G. Koech and M. Kirimi and S. Ignatius and E. Otieno}, year={2020} } M. Bourne, P. Sola, +4 authors E. Otieno

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  • Sustainable Tree Management for Charcoal Production
    Sustainable Tree Management for Charcoal Production

    vital component of promoting sustainable charcoal production. 6 Sustainable Tree Management for Charcoal Production Sustainable Tree Management for Charcoal Production 7 Calorific value of wood The calorific value for wood ranges from 3.5 to

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  • Charcoal production processes: an overview
    Charcoal production processes: an overview

    charcoal production concern the difficulty in the mechanization of firewood loading and charcoal unloading. During unloading, charcoal fragmentations can occur. These kilns are mostly without any instrumentation to control the process with a ... Journal of Sustainable Energy & Environment 10 (2019) 19-25

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  • Making sustainable charcoal in Wakehurst's woodland | Kew
    Making sustainable charcoal in Wakehurst's woodland | Kew

    Jul 22, 2019 Charcoal has been made in our woodland for centuries. We've kept this ancient art alive at Wakehurst to produce sustainable fuel, and to keep our woods healthy and thriving. A sustainable product Less than 5% of charcoal is made in the UK. It's mostly imported from tropical forests across the world and tends to be harvested unsustainably

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  • Seeking solutions for sustainable charcoal production in
    Seeking solutions for sustainable charcoal production in

    Mar 05, 2021 Seeking solutions for sustainable charcoal production in Kenya’s Mau forest. Eucalyptus trees and tea fields are shown in the area of the water towers project in Mau Forest, Kenya. CIFOR/Patrick Shepherd. In Kenya, charcoal provides energy to 82 percent of urban households. Although it is a vital source of income and energy for many families

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  • Sustainable Feedstock Management for Charcoal
    Sustainable Feedstock Management for Charcoal

    sustainable charcoal production, for example Tarchonanthus camphoratusis (Leleshwa), Prosopis juliflora (Mathenge), Acacia drepanolobium (Whistling thorn) and bamboo. The publication also discusses case studies on best practices in tree management from Sudan, Kenya and Uganda. For example in Siaya County (Kenya) communities

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  • The Green Charcoal Project - Addressing Barriers to
    The Green Charcoal Project - Addressing Barriers to

    Dissemination of appropriate technologies for sustainable charcoal production in the project’s four selected charcoal-producing districts; Strengthening the capacity of key stakeholders in Sustainable Forest Management and Sustainable Land Management best practices and establishment of sustainable woodlots

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  • Banning charcoal isn't the way to go. Kenya should make it
    Banning charcoal isn't the way to go. Kenya should make it

    May 16, 2018 The important issue is that, despite the high dependency on charcoal, existing regulations for a sustainable charcoal sector production are not being applied in a sustainable manner. The majority

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  • Who Wants to Adopt Sustainable Charcoal Production
    Who Wants to Adopt Sustainable Charcoal Production

    Feb 05, 2021 However, charcoal-making is also one of the main threats to the natural resources and environment in the Philippines. Thus, there is a need to develop a sustainable charcoal production process that could meet the demand without decreasing forest and tree cover

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  • How charcoal producers are restoring Zambia’s Miombo
    How charcoal producers are restoring Zambia’s Miombo

    Therefore, in partnership with the country’s Forestry Department and the European Union, CIFOR-ICRAF has since then been working with communities in three districts (Mushindamo, Nchelenge and Mufulira) to find solutions for sustainable charcoal production that does not exceed the capacity of forests and woodlands

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  • In the spotlight: how to make Africa’s reliance on
    In the spotlight: how to make Africa’s reliance on

    Nov 23, 2021 The success of producer groups to find sustainable solutions to charcoal production will be featured at the conference. “Producers highlight the misconception that woodfuel use always leads to

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  • A charcoal burner carbonizing charcoal with an earth
    A charcoal burner carbonizing charcoal with an earth

    (LAs) for sustainable charcoal production and use, followed by summarizing remarks in the conclusion section. 2. Charcoal production and use in landscapes 2.1 Development and environmental tradeoffs in landscapes SSA rural landscapes consist of mosaics of bushes, grasses and farmlands interspersed with wooded areas

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  • Small-Scale Sustainable Charcoal Production in Kenya
    Small-Scale Sustainable Charcoal Production in Kenya

    Small-Scale Sustainable Charcoal Production in Kenya. Woodfuel accounts for 80% of energy consumption in Kenya and accounts for most of the deforestation after agriculture. The Dryland Natural Resource Center (DNRC) in Mbumbuni, Kenya is producing sustainable charcoal to combat these issues during a transition to modern energy technologies. The DNRC’s goal is to

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  • The Significance and Sustainability of Charcoal
    The Significance and Sustainability of Charcoal

    literature review in order to reveal the significance of charcoal production to local livelihoods and environment. It was found that more than half of the 90 assessed households are involved in charcoal production which is higher figure than peer studies have suggested, and that the charcoal network is a complex entity that

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  • Sustainable charcoal leads the way in Angola | SDG Integration
    Sustainable charcoal leads the way in Angola | SDG Integration

    Building a sustainable charcoal production chain is critical to Angola’s long-term development. It will reduce greenhouse gases and pollution while creating jobs and preserving the Miombe forest — an integrated approach which is laying the foundation for a sustainable future for Angola’s rural communities

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  • Sustainable Charcoal Production Technologies in Kenya: The
    Sustainable Charcoal Production Technologies in Kenya: The

    Nov 01, 2016 This is a report on the initiatives of the adoption of sustainable charcoal (production and use) technologies and practices that aims to greatly contribute to improvement of the quality of livelihoods for communities relying on this industry, while conserving the ecosystems and managing the emissions (mainly through continued deforestation and

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  • THE JOINT PROGRAMME FOR SUSTAINABLE CHARCOAL
    THE JOINT PROGRAMME FOR SUSTAINABLE CHARCOAL

    This charcoal production has had a devastating impact on the environment, destroying forests that supported biodiversity and wildlife, and damaging water sources. By 2012, charcoal production was estimated to be causing annual deforestation of up to 5%, and exported charcoal was being taxed by Al Shabaab, allowing them to earn millions of dollars

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  • Sustainable charcoal leads the way in Angola | by UN
    Sustainable charcoal leads the way in Angola | by UN

    Sep 15, 2019 Building a sustainable charcoal production chain is critical to Angola’s long-term development. It will reduce greenhouse gases and pollution while creating jobs and preserving the Miombe forest —

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  • Professional and responsible community charcoal production
    Professional and responsible community charcoal production

    Oct 02, 2020 The regulation of this sector is critical if charcoal production is to be sustainable. These regulations go hand in hand with the licensing of charcoal producers in potential production areas. To be truly sustainable, the fuelwood sector must professionalize charcoal producers and make them legal :

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  • Modeling the Effects of Future Growing Demand for Charcoal
    Modeling the Effects of Future Growing Demand for Charcoal

    Jun 14, 2017 However, charcoal production can also be made more sustainable. Here we analyzed whether there was sufficient standing biomass and sufficient biomass growth in terms of NPP, but further research is suggested on how meeting charcoal supply might affect other sectors like water, food and biodiversity ( Johanson et al., 2016 )

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  • Sustainable charcoal : Revista Pesquisa Fapesp
    Sustainable charcoal : Revista Pesquisa Fapesp

    Sustainable charcoal. Better known for being used at barbecues, charcoal in Brazil is also responsible for the production of 30% of the pig iron, the metal alloy used for producing the steel used in vehicles, machines, ships, trains, cables and other products. Worldwide, this percentage is less than 1%. Thus, part of the steel made in the

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  • Beyond bans: Toward sustainable charcoal production in
    Beyond bans: Toward sustainable charcoal production in

    Oct 30, 2020 For as long as the charcoal trade is “banned,” it will be even more difficult to tackle the key issues that hamper sustainable production, according to Sola. “We need to move towards better institutional arrangements and regulatory frameworks that can guide, support, control and incentivize compliance in the charcoal value chain.”

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  • Why efforts to clean up charcoal production in sub-Saharan
    Why efforts to clean up charcoal production in sub-Saharan

    Feb 23, 2021 Finally, improving charcoal production at the grassroots level will allow governments in the region to tap into the growing global demand for sustainable charcoal in international markets, while

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  • AVAILABLE CHARCOAL PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES
    AVAILABLE CHARCOAL PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

    charcoal is known to be the alternative source of livelihood support during famine and drought disasters. By promoting sustainable management and production of charcoal, providing appropriate technology that is cheap, easy to implement and by streamlining the charcoal production and business

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  • Community Forest in Liberia: The Interface between
    Community Forest in Liberia: The Interface between

    to present the case that if sustainable charcoal production is implemented within community forests then this model of forest management can simultaneously address the demand for energy and the need to mitigate forest degradation and deforestation. 2. Literature Review

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  • National Charcoal Union of Liberia- Term of Reference
    National Charcoal Union of Liberia- Term of Reference

    5. Investigate the link between charcoal production in Liberia and its impact on climate change 6. Work with stakeholders to collect views and policy implication for charcoal production in Liberia Expected Output A comprehensive report detailing an understanding of Sustainable Charcoal Production and its Impact on

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  • NAMA STUDY FOR A SUSTAINABLE CHARCOAL VALUE
    NAMA STUDY FOR A SUSTAINABLE CHARCOAL VALUE

    The charcoal value chain: ideal scenarios and required activities 57 Procurement 57 Carbonization 60 Charcoal Transportation, Distribution and Retail 64 Charcoal Consumption 65 Summary 66 Part 4: Sustainable Charcoal NAMA Phase I 67 Introduction 67 Phase I NAMA Activities 67 Government activities 67 Grant provision to the private sector and CSOs 67

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