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Sustainable Business Models for Tree-based Value Chains in Sub Saharan Africa

Countries of implementation
Kenya, Niger

This is a research project implemented by Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in partnership with the African Forest Forum (AFF). The goal of the project is to generate knowledge on the charcoal value chain, more specifically on its processes, actors, and their interactions. The research conducted in Kenya and Niger aims at analyzing resources, competences and business models among supply chain members in fostering sustainable and livelihood improving outcomes.

Business models, charcoal value chains, Sub-Saharan Africa
Type of initiatives
Sector review and study
Level of intervention
Multiple countries
Responsible agencies
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU); African Forest Forum (AFF)