Wood Energy Catalogue

Energy Efficient Production and Utilization of Charcoal through Innovative Technologies and Private Sector Involvement (Sierra Leone)

Countries of implementation
Sierra Leone

Project objective: improved and more efficient use of biomass energy resources through efficient charcoal production and improved cookstoves.

Project components: 1) Policy and regulatory frameworks on the use of more efficiently produced charcoal and improved cook stoves; 2) Development of public-private initiatives for the improved and more efficient production of charcoal and the scaling up of improved cookstove production; 3) Improved, more efficient production and efficient utilization of certified charcoal and cookstove.

Sierra Leone, charcoal, woodfuel, biomass energy, improved cookstove, energy efficiency, improved charcoal kiln, certification, climate change
Type of initiatives
Program or Project
Program/Project Sub category
Effective governance, Resource/supply enhancement, Conversion efficiency improvement, Efficient utilization
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
UNDP; Ministry of Energy and Water Resources; Environment Protection Agency - Sierra Leone (EPA-SL)
Funding agency
GEF Trust Fund