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by Marc Wauthelet





Issue: 41


Journal section: Theme Articles
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Received: 2010-10-01


Abstract


Biomass energy accounts for a considerable part of Morocco's energy balance (35%). Although 89% of this energy is consumed by rural households, the consumption by urban households and small enterprises in urban areas (shown in Table 1) has led to the gradual deforestation of the remaining forests mainly around the big cities and in the mountainous regions. Nationally, the area of forest decreases by more than 30000 hectares per annum...




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Tags: Biomass    Morocco    Boiler    Fuel    BoilingPoint41    Deforestation   

Categories:
010 Stoves 032 Heating Forestry Wood

Location:
Africa Morocco

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