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III. Conclusion

In Seychelles, the use of woodfuels will continue to be reduced in the mid-term future and even in the longer term because LPG and other energies such as Electricity have already replaced woodfuels. The rising trends of using LPG is likely to play a significant role in meeting energy demand in Seychelles, however woodfuels still play a significant role in meeting the demand for catering for hotels and restaurants barbecue.

The Management and Information System Division estimates the Potential Demand for locally Produced Roundwood from 1992-2002 to be as follows in the table below:

Table: 1.1.4. Potential Annual demand for locally produced roundwood


Fuelwood (m3)





From the table above, it is clear to note that the potential demand for fuelwood is declining.

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