fuelwood


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fuelwood

(ˈfjʊəlˌwʊd)
n
any wood used as a fuel; firewood
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The aim of ahead is to reveal the use of fuelwood resources in negotiating human survival in three contrasting desert areas in south america over the long-term; From foraging subsistence societies to colonial mining exploitation.
Summary: The modified cook stoves serve a dual purpose: reduced emissions, improving air quality and therefore the health of women exposed to daily smoke and reduced fuelwood consumption
The importance of algarrobo as a domestic and commercial fuelwood in Peru is difficult to overstate.
The STP program also encourages limiting the use of recommended chemical pesticides and reducing consumption of fuelwood to increase farmers' profitability, while at the same time contributing to environmental goals through reforestation and lower carbon emissions.
14 (ANI): Air pollution in India is quite a serious issue with major sources being fuelwood and biomass burning, fuel adulteration, vehicle emission and traffic congestion.
Through 1945, data are for fuelwood only; beginning in 1949, data are for wood and wood-derived fuels.
These rangelands also support millions of people and their livestock as a source of fodder, forage, food and fuelwood etc.
The main causes of deforestation are growing demographic pressure, poor management of natural forests, rural and urban communities' household dependency on fuelwood, unscientific pastures beyond capacity, forest fires and storms, the lack of financial inputs and the lack of participation of stakeholders in the policy process.
In the context, he continued, rural communities, which do not have access to energy, agro-wastes can be used as an energy source to reduce the dependence of households on fuelwood and meet their energy needs.
The AfDB said in a statement that Ghana's forests, which once covered a third of its 24-million-hectare landmass, have been degraded at an alarming rate by excessive and often illegal logging, slash-and-burn agriculture, mining and quarrying, and fuelwood collection.
Under the program, farmers-considered among the poorest of the poor-have been trained and hired to develop agroforestry plantations that involve timber, fuelwood, coffee, cacao, rubber, bamboo, rattan and fruit-bearing trees, to provide them with permanent livelihood and raise their level of living.