Wood for energy

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Forestry topics report No. 1


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Table of Contents


Problems and promises

The fuelwood problem
The human cost of fuelwood shortages
Forests and fuel: An overview
The role of FAO

Energy for subsistence

A strategy for action
Increasing the productivity of existing resources
Creating new resources
Improving fuelwood distribution
Improving conversion technologies
Finding substitutes for fuelwood
Nepal: A case study

Energy for development

The distillation of wood
The promise of gasifiers
Electricity from wood

The FAO wood for energy programme

Further reading