Charcoal is widely used for cooking and heating in developing countries. What are the climate change impacts of current practices in charcoal production and consumption worldwide and across regions? What is the potential of sustainable charcoal production in reducing GHG emissions and how can such potential be achieved? What are the key barriers to sustainable charcoal production and what is needed to develop a climate-smart charcoal sector? The overall objective of this publication is to enable socially and environmentally informed decision-making regarding the charcoal value chain.
|Publisher:||Food & Agriculture Organization|
|Product dimensions:||6.97(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.40(d)|
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Founded in 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO provides a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. The Organization publishes authoritative publications on agriculture, fisheries, forestry and nutrition.