This policy document provides the following key messages to decision makers in Africa:

-Africa has a vast potential to produce bio-energy.
-Bio-energy has significant potential to mitigate greenhouse gases.
-Bio-energy production may also help create rural livelihoods, earn foreign exchange, and reduce dependence on imported sources of energy.
-Some important challenges, including land use and environmental challenges, must be properly addressed.

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Organization: UNECA, African Union Commission, African Development Bank

Topics: Energy, Mitigation, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Policy Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English