by Chris Adam

Issue: 29

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Received: 2010-10-05


The stove programme is connected to Project Tourbe II, a multilateral cooperation between USAID, ONATOUR and the Irish Government. This is a project for the exploitation of peat (a kind of young coal) as an alternative fuel. Around 800 tons of peat per month have been sold in Burundi during the past few years. This is equivalent to about 600 tons of wood. As Burundi is a relatively small country (27,000 km²), this peat project has become an important factor in saving wood and forest reserves...

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