(firewood, wood waste, wood chips, wood briquettes, pelleted wood) and hydro resources in Latvia are used the most extensively.
Forests are now principally conserved for provision of environmental service such as, climate regulation, soil and water conservation, biodiversity conservation, pollution control and protection against natural disasters, he said and added: "Providing timber, fuelwood
and fodder is no longer considered as the key objective of managing forests."
Most of these plants were introduced by the Forest Department decades ago for filling the gap between demand and supply of timber, fuelwood
Meanwhile, there appears to be some concerns in Ghana, that the woodlands from which most woodfuels are obtained are increasingly becoming depleted on account of sharp increase in fuelwood
consumption, massive logging, clearance of land for agriculture and mining, among others (Ghana NatComm 2011).
But, the periphery of the park is also home to over 25 villages and over a hundred thousand domestic animals, so the increasing population pressures, cutting of trees for fuelwood
, hunting of wild goats and junglefowl and grazing of domestic animals may lead to human animal conflicts," revealed the facts of the research.
They include strengthening local people's tenure over natural resources, ensuring new infrastructure development limits impacts on biodiversity, tackling environmental crime linked to corruption, and investing in major restoration efforts that will address the country's growing fuelwood
The forestry sector of Pakistan is the main source for lumber, paper, fuelwood
, latex and medicines.
Today, the world loses 14 hectares of tropical forest every minute, mostly due to agriculture to support growing populations and fuelwood
for cooking fires.
This is corroborated by a 2010 survey by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis(KIPPRA)titled A comprehensive study and analysis on energy consumption patterns in Kenya, which revealed that the most popular fuel types are: kerosene (80 per cent), charcoal (60 per cent), fuelwood
(55 per cent ), electricity (37 per cent) and LPG (21 percent) in that order, with the use of fuelwood
, charcoal and kerosene higher in rural areas compared with urban areas.
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