This analytical document provides data and information to allow for informed decision-making on the contribution sustainable charcoal production and consumption can make to climate change mitigation. It explores the potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on a global scale, from greening of the charcoal value chain. It can be done at all stages of the value chain, especially in wood sourcing and carbonization but also in transport, distribution and end-use efficiency.

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Organization: FAO

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Environment

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English