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National Legal Consultant for Development of Ordinances on Charcoal in the district local governments

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National Legal Consultant for Development of Ordinances on Charcoal in the district local governments

Over 80% of the entire population in Uganda depend on biomass as the main source of energy for cooking. Charcoal is most preferred in most urban centers due to its higher energy density, easier storage and transportation. Recent estimates indicate that the demand for charcoal has been increasing steadily at an estimated 6% per annum. This increased pressure on the production system especially on biomass harvested.(See image below)

 


 

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