Wood Energy Catalogue

Fifth National Development Plan of Zambia (2006-2010)

Countries of implementation

Programmes, Objectives and Strategies include two items relevant to charcoal:

Programme: Sustainable Wood Fuel Management

Objective: To promote efficient use of wood energy and alternative sources

Strategy: a) Promote sustainable and participatory wood fuel management; b) Establish fuel wood plantations; c) Improve efficiency and technology of charcoal production and used) Improve collaboration with the Energy Regulation Board.

Programme: Promotion of Improved Charcoal Production Technology


Objective: To promote the efficient production of charcoal in order to create an opportunity for improved charcoal

production technology.

Strategy: a) Promote and carry out practical demonstrations and pilot schemes on the efficient usage of charcoal;

b) Mobilise financial resources for promotion of improved charcoal production; c) Develop an implementation strategy for improved charcoal production.

Zambia, development plan, charcoal, wood fuel, energy, alternative, management,
Type of initiatives
Strategy or Action Plan
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
Government of Zambia