Transforming Kenya’s invasive ‘mathenge’ bushes into charcoal farms

This initiative will be discussed in the session Sustainable wood-fuel value chains for food security in Sub-Saharan Africa at the upcoming Global Landscapes Forum. Kenya’s population is rapidly growing and urbanizing, which is driving a soaring demand for charcoal in the country’s main cities. Studies show that charcoal production increased between 1.6 to 2.5 tons a […]