Charcoal supply chains from Mabalane to Maputo: Who benefits?

@inproceedings{Baumert2016CharcoalSC,
  title={Charcoal supply chains from Mabalane to Maputo: Who benefits?},
  author={Sophia Baumert and Ana Catarina Luz and Janet Fisher and Frank Vollmer and Casey M. Ryan and Genevieve Patenaude and Pedro Zorrilla-Miras and L Ribeiro Artur and I. Nhantumbo and Duncan Macqueen},
  year={2016}
}
Charcoal is the main cooking energy source for people living in Maputo city. It is also a crucial source of income for rural producers in Mabalane district, a key supplier of Maputo’s charcoal. But Mabalane’s forests — which provide the wood for charcoal — also supply rural populations with construction materials, firewood and food. Our research shows that the lack of community management in Mabalane’s charcoal trade has disadvantaged communities, widening income inequality and… CONTINUE READING
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