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Bamboo for Charcoal Production in Africa: Experiences from Ghana

Working Papers
Bamboo for Charcoal Production in Africa: Experiences from Ghana

Author:

Paul Osei-Tutu; Ernest Nti Acheampong; Michael Kwaku

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2021

Pages:

13

Keywords:

charcoal, bamboo, Ghana

This policy brief is intended to inform regional and national policymakers, private sector actors, and energy producers about the prospects of converting bamboo resources into charcoal for renewable energy in West Africa. It provides some successful case studies of the use of bamboo for charcoal production, and its contribution to sustainable livelihoods, in several communities in Ghana.

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