Marie Michael Library

Title

Energy for livelihoods: putting people back into Africa's wood fuel crisis

Author

Mearns, Robin; Leach, Gerald

Description

With the energy crisis of the mid 1970s, western attention turned to the huge scale of woodfuel use and the decline of tree stocks. This article assesses the extent of this crisis, challenges assumptions and provides alternative suggestions.

File No

IIED-SA18G

Agency

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Date

1989

Subject(s)

Energy

Pages

17

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