Wood energy is drawing increasing attention as an environmentally friendly source of energy. Wood is still people's main source of fuel for cooking, processing and preserving food, and will continue to be for many years to come.

Eritrea: a young boy carries a load of fuelwood
FAO photo by R. Faidutti

More photos in this series:

  • Honduras: a worker extracts resin from a pine tree as part of an agroforestry cooperative
  • Ghana: village children plant a new generation of trees

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