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Currently, over sixty percent of households in Africa burn biomass fuels, like wood, crop residue, charcoal and dung every day. Of all the biomass fuels, wood is the most sought-after. As the number of trees dwindles rapidly, people have to travel greater distances to collect wood. Women often provide much of the human energy in families and when trees are few and far between, they have to carry heavy loads of fuel wood long distances every day

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on this subject: PACE Project: Energy

Place/country: Kenya, Tanzania,
Type: Documentary
Credits: PACE Project, Tusk and Siren Conservation Education (publisher), Practical Action, Kenya (producer). Solar Cookers Intl, Kenya (producer). Nafrac (Tanzania (producer).
Published in: 2005

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