An Overview Of Our Solution
- Population Impacted
- Continent: Africa
P.O.BOX 24430, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA.
DAR ES SALAAM
20 sq km
Local resources the community depends on, and for what purpose
Local threats to resources
Level of sensitivity
Level of adaptive capacity
Sustainable produced charcoal: is charcoal produced from wood from woodlands under participatory forest management that applies ecologically sound harvesting principles. Charcoal is produced using efficient kiln technology and is transported and sold in accordance with national regulations.
Describe the community-based process used to develop the solution including tools and processes used
The project will work with communities and local government to establish sustainable and energy efficient charcoal production from woodland in village forest reserves. This will include training to village leaders and village natural resources committees; training to charcoal producers on improved charcoal production techniques;agreement on good practice in terms of harvesting,production techniques and governance; and integration of sustainable charcoal production into village forest reserve management plans. Working with community networks, the project will support advocacy initiatives for improved governance of the charcoal sector. The project will also conduct an assessment of the environmental and social impacts of different charcoal value chains.