Wood Energy Catalogue

Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) - Mozambique (2012)

Countries of implementation

The objective of the formulating the strategy was to: 1) ensure a more sustainable supply of biomass energy; 2) promote access to modern cooking fuels as well as to efficient and modern biomass combustion technologies; and 3) contribute to a lower carbon energy supply scenario.

The Biomass Energy Strategy includes the following components: regulatory and fiscal interventions and institutional changes; formalisation and monitoring of the charcoal supply chain; capacity building; promotion of improved cookstoves and modern biomass-based and non-renewable fuel

Mozambique, biomass energy, assessment, strategy, institutional setup, demand supply analysis, stakeholder consultation, action plan, policy, regulatory framework, woodfuel, charcoal value chain, cookstove, renewable, energy efficiency, energy access
Type of initiatives
Strategy or Action Plan
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
Ministry of Energy (Mozambique); National Directorate for New and Renewable Energy (Mozambique)
Funding agency
European Union Energy Initiative Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF)