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Woodfuel and energy consumption

Biomass, primarily woodfuel, is the major source of energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, with the exception of South Africa. Over 90% of the total energy consumption is biomass in Ethiopia, DPR Congo and Tanzania. Projections estimate that this will further increase, together with population increase and higher energy needs. In total energy consumption, populous countries, such as Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt have the highest totals. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/7863

Year: 2006

From collection: African environment collection

Cartographer: Hugo Ahlenius

Tags: Africa collections Environment

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