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Energy Efficient Production and Utilization of Charcoal through Innovative Technologies and Private Sector Involvement

2015 - 2019

Implementing agencies

African partners
Government, Other public body

Names of African partners involved
Ministry of Energy, Environment Protection Agency, Sierra Leone

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Multilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs

Geographical scope

Countries where active
Sierra Leone

Non Renewables, Energy Efficiency, Cooking Energy

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
To bring economic, social and environmental benefits through the production of charcoal from sustainably sourced feedstock and promotion of improved cookstoves to reduce fuel wood demand, improve health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Main activities
The project will address policy and regulatory frameworks on the use of more efficiently produced charcoal and improved cookstoves, development of public-private initiatives for the improved and more efficient production of charcoal and the scaling up of improved cookstove production, and more efficient production and efficient utilization of charcoal and cookstove.



Contact information
Mariatu Swaray Portfolio Manager Environment and Disaster Risk Management

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