Cold hearths and barren slopes: the woodfuel crisis in the Third World
This book provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the causesand implications of the wood fuel energy crisis, as well as the efforts made towards, and difficulties encountered in promoting wood fuel innovations - viz., improved wood-burning stoves, forestry schemes, and improved charcoal kilns - as a solution to the crisis. Condition good.
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THE NATURE OF THE WOODFUEL PROBLEM
FACTORS AFFECTING THE DIFFUSION
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