Population growth, wood fuels, and resource problems in Sub - Saharan Africa

By: Barnes, Douglas FLanguage: English Publisher: Washington: World Bank, 1990Description: 18 p. cuadrosSubject(s): Energía | Biomasa | Deforestación | Población | ÁfricaDDC classification: 333.953
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Rapid population growth has resulted in deforestation and wood fuel shortages in many regions of sub - Saharan Africa. In many urban areas rapid growth of urban demand for wood fuels has causes the growth of deforested rings around cities up to 100 kilometer radius. In some rural areas shortages have caused women and children to walk further for collecting wood fuels, or they have substituted lower quality fuels such as dung and agricultural waste. Population density by itself does not cause household energy shortages...
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Rapid population growth has resulted in deforestation and wood fuel shortages in many regions of sub - Saharan Africa. In many urban areas rapid growth of urban demand for wood fuels has causes the growth of deforested rings around cities up to 100 kilometer radius. In some rural areas shortages have caused women and children to walk further for collecting wood fuels, or they have substituted lower quality fuels such as dung and agricultural waste. Population density by itself does not cause household energy shortages...

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