Informal trade in charcoal and firewood in Africa creates need for sustainable approach

International

Charcoal shipment leaving for Kisangani, DR Congo. Photo by Fiston Wasanga/CIFOR Related stories As demand for charcoal and other wood energy soars in Central Africa, with wide-ranging consequences for biodiversity and local communities, a new brief from the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) calls for governments and others to develop strategies to…

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