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Sustainable Charcoal Production Guideline - A Manual for Charcoal Producers and Extension Officers (KFS, 2015)

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The manual is designed to assist local communities and grass root extension service providers to understand sustainable charcoal production technologies available in Kenya for improved livelihood and environmental conservation. The document is in six parts.

1)      Charcoal production in Kenya and its contribution to the Kenyan economy

2)      Rules and regulation 2009 for charcoal production in Kenya

3)      Sustainable management of woodland resources for charcoal production

4)      Establishment of tree resources for charcoal production

5)      Improved charcoal production technologies

6)      Briquetting for charcoal production

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Type of initiatives
Sector review and study
Level of intervention
Responsible agencies
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI); Kenya Forest Service (KFS)