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Sustainability of sugarcane bagasse briquettes and charcoal value chains in Kenya - Results and recommendations from implementation of the Global Bioenergy Partnership indicators - Technical Report

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This objective of this study is to assesses the current and future potential of Kenya’s bioenergy sector using the 24 sustainability indicators of the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP), which covers the environmental, social and economic aspects for two pathways were chosen: 1) use of sugarcane bagasse briquettes in the tea industry; and 2) household use of charcoal produced on woodlands and farmlands.

Kenya, bioenergy, sustainability indicators, assessment, bagasse, briquettes, charcoal, woodlands
Type of initiatives
Sector review and study
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI); Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI); World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)…
Funding agency
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)