ENERGY DEMAND

Sustainable charcoal production cure to environment degradation

In sub-Saharan Africa, over 72 per cent of urban and 98 per cent of rural households use fuelwood for energy.

In Summary

• The current demand for charcoal use is becoming a much larger part of the wood fuels total in Africa.

• As in other parts of the region, charcoal demand in Kenya is high among urban households.

The majority of African households will continue depending on traditional fuels to meet their daily energy needs for many decades to come.

As living standards rise and urban areas expand, ...

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