Charcoal production and use in Africa : what future ?

  title={Charcoal production and use in Africa : what future ?},
  author={Philippe Girard},
Philippe Girard is head of the Biomass Energy Environment Unit, Forestry Department, International Cooperation Centre of Agricultural Research for Development (CIRADForêt), Montpellier, France. Urbanization and economic development are bringing about changes in consumption patterns and increases in household income in developing countries, which in turn are leading to major changes in the household energy sector. A pronounced shift from fuelwood to charcoal, especially in Africa, has raised… CONTINUE READING
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